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New Aquatic Centre

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Here is a brief history of the project so far:

The City of Yellowknife is planning a new aquatic centre. Here is a timeline of the project so far.

History

November 2016

  • City Council accepted a $12.9 million federal grant for the construction of a new aquatic centre, to be spent by end of 2022.

April 2018

June 2018

  • 425 households and 42 community organizations were surveyed to collect community feedback about the potential project.

September 2018

  • Two preliminary concepts were presented to the community for feedback:
    • A new Aquatic Centre with a 25 metre lap pool; or
    • A renovation/addition to Ruth Inch Memorial Pool, with a new 25 metre lap pool and expanded support spaces.

October 2018

  • The Pre-Design Plan is presented to Council, with a recommendation from the ACAC for a new aquatic centre with a 52 metre pool, based on public feedback.
  • The capital cost is estimated at $49.8 million.

February 2019

  • The City contracted Colliers Project Leaders as Project Manager for the Aquatic Centre project.

December 2019

  • The City retained Taylor Architecture Group to finalize the details of the Pre-Design Plan and, if approved, to complete bridging documents for a Design-Build process.

February 2020

  • City Council instructed Administration to develop 2 concepts for the new Aquatic Centre:
    • A new Aquatic Centre with a 25m lap pool; and
    • A new Aquatic Centre with a 52m lap pool.

 

To return to the new Aquatic Centre main page, visit www.yellowknife.ca/AquaticCentre

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 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