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The Multiplex has re-opened under specific guidelines and with additional public safety measures in place as approved by the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO).

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, residents must be either a facility rental user group or attending a program to use the facility. You can book Public Skates and other drop-in programs up to seven (7) days in advance online:

Upon arrival at the facility, please check-in with the front desk for payment. All individuals who enter the facility must fill out a COVID Contact Tracing form (facility rental users are exempt and track independently). This can be found at  

Spectators and use of the lobby are not permitted at this time.

For more information on procedures for drop-in programing, visit

The Multiplex is a busy multi-purpose recreation facility located at 41 Kam Lake Road.


  • Ed Jeske Arena - Olympic size ice surface
  • Shorty Brown Arena - NHL size ice surface
  • Yellowknife Gymnastics Club facility
  • DND gym
  • PSAV meeting room
  • Concession

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Current rates can be viewed below.  For additional information about availability and bookings, please visit our Bookings and Rentals page or contact the Booking Clerk.   To inquire about booking the gymnastics facility, please contact the Yellowknife Gymnastics Club directly.

Ice Arena Rental Fee (per hour) Effective September 1, 2020
Adult (prime) $193.75
Adult (non prime*) $145.25
Youth (prime) $96.75
Youth (non prime*) $72.50
Adult/Youth (prime) $145.25
Adult/Youth (non-prime*) $109.00
Commercial Rate $249.75

Prime time is from 4:00 p.m. to midnight on weekdays and from 8:00 a.m. to midnight on Saturdays and Sundays.

*non-prime is 75% of prime fee


Non-Ice Arena Rental (sports activity) Fee (per hour) Effective September 1, 2020
Adult $105.25
Adult/Youth $79.00
Youth $52.50


Main Floor Rental (non-ice activity)

Fee Effective September 1, 2020

Special Events      *Additional services at cost


    Non-profit group:

    Profit or commercial group: $3,029.25/day
Auxiliary power supply (reel/day) - YKCA only $44.25/day
'A' Frame connector/power cart connection $176.75/day
Skate sharpener space $176.75/month
Bank machine space $176.75/month


Multiplex Convention Rate Fee Effective September 1, 2020

This rate applices when all elements of the facility are booked by a single user (i.e. both arenas, gym, meetin groom, and lobby)

includes up to 400 chairs and 160 tables



Portable Floor Rental Fee Effective September 1, 2020
One day (includes set-up and take-down $2,053.00/day
Each additional day $1,123.50/day


Other Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Arena lobby



Exclusive use of YKCA parking lot (includes full access to arena washrooms, provided that the rental does not conflict with any regularly scheduled events or programs being held in existing facilities)  
    Non-profit group: $821.50/day + $500.00 refundable deposit
    Profit or commercial group: $1,564.50/day + $1,000.00 refundable deposit
YKCA car washes $84.25/day
Large Gyms (Sir John, St. Pat's, Weledeh) Fee  Effective September 1, 2020 (per 50 min)
Youth $33.25
Youth/Adult $50.00
Adult $66.50


Medium Gyms (J.H. Sissons, Range Lake, St. Joseph, Willliam McDonald, Multiplex) Fee Effective September 1, 2020 (per 50 min)
Youth $23.50
Youth/Adult $35.25
Adult $47.00


Small Gyms (Mildred Hall, N.J. Macpherson) Fee Effective September 1, 2020 (per 50 min)
Youth $18.50
Youth/Adult $28.00
Adult $37.25


Multiplex Gym - corporate, bingos, fundraising* Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Daily gym rental rate (8 hours) $946.00
Hourly rate (maximum of 7 hours) $110.75
Floor coverings $142.50

*including tradeshows, conferences, parties, private functions, weddings, dances, concerts, cabarets, etc.

Tables, chairs, stage, etc. extra


Tournaments/Special Events Fee Effective September 1, 2020 (per day)
Large gym  - Adult $533.25
Large gym - Youth $266.75
Medium gym* - Adult $453.00
Medium gym* - Youth $266.50

*other than Multiplex gym


Commercial Special Events Fee Effective September 1, 2020
Weledeh/St. Patrick's school Twin $177.75/hour/per side
Weledeh/St. Patrick's gymnasium complex

$989.50/per side


**Please note that only Coca Cola products are permitted in the Multiplex. Thank you to Yellowknife Beverages for their sponsorship of this facility.

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699