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Yellowknife Community Arena


Yellowknife Community Arena


The Yellowknife Community Arena is open from October to the Easter weekend each year. It is located at 6004 Franklin Avenue (between the pool and the curling club).

Regular Hours:

Monday to Friday 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.


Dec 22 to Jan 1 - CLOSED


  • 1 ice surface (85 by 185 feet)
  • 5 change rooms
  • Concession

In addition to the regular ice rentals in the winter, it is often used for special events such as concerts, bingos, dry grad and MMA fights.

Floor plans


Current rates can be viewed below.  As of January 1, 2015, the facility rental rates include the Infrastructure Replacement Fee.

For additional information about availability and bookings, please visit our Bookings and Rentals page or contact the Booking Clerk.

Ice Arena Rental Fee (per hour)
Adult (prime) $182.50
Adult (non prime*) $137.00
Youth (prime) $91.25
Youth (non prime*) $68.50
Adult/Youth (prime) $137.00
Adult/Youth (non-prime*) $102.75
Commercial Rate $235.50

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)
Adult $99.25
Adult/Youth $74.50
Youth $49.75


Main Floor Rental (non-ice activity)


Special Events      *Additional services at cost


    Non-profit group:

    Profit or commercial group: $2,855.25/day
Auxiliary power supply (reel/day) - YKCA only $41.75/day
'A' Frame connector/power cart connection $166.50/day
Skate sharpener space $166.50/month
Bank machine space $166.50/month


Multiplex Convention Rate Fee

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
One day (includes set-up and take-down $1,935.25/day
Each additional day $1,059.00/day


Other Fee
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) refundable deposit plus:
    Non-profit group: $774.25/day + 500.00 refundable deposit
    Profit or commercial group: $1,474.75/day + 1,000.00 refundable deposit
YKCA car washes $79.25/day