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Yellowknife Community Arena

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The Yellowknife Community Arena is open from October to the Easter weekend each year. It is located at 6004 Franklin Avenue.

Amenities

  • 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

Rentals

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.

Arenas

Sports

Ice Arena Rental Fees
Ice Arena RentalFee (per hour) Effective September 1, 2020Fee Effective September 1, 2021
Adult (prime) $193.75 $199.50
Adult (non prime*) $145.25 $149.75
Youth (prime) $96.75 $99.75
Youth (non prime*) $72.50 $74.75
Adult/Youth (prime) $145.25 $149.50
Adult/Youth (non-prime*) $109.00 $112.25
Commercial Rate $249.75 $257.25

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) Fees
Non-Ice Arena Rental (sports activity)Fee (per hour) Effective September 1, 2020Fee Effective September 1, 2021
Adult $105.25 $108.50
Adult/Youth $79.00 $81.50
Youth $52.50 $54.25

Events

Main Floor Rental (non-ice activity) Fees
Main Floor Rental (non-ice activity)Fee Effective September 1, 2020Fee Effective September 1, 2021

Special Events: Non-profit group (Additional services at cost)

$1,971.50/day $2,030.25/day
Special Events: Profit or commercial group (Additional services at cost) $3,029.25/day $3,120.00
Auxiliary power supply (reel/day) - YKCA only $44.25/day  $45.50/day
'A' Frame connector/power cart connection $176.75/day  $182.00/day
Skate sharpener space $176.75/month  $182.00/month
Bank machine space $176.75/month  $182.00/month
Multiplex Rental
Multiplex Convention RateFee Effective September 1, 2020Fee Effective September 2021

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

includes up to 400 chairs and 160 tables

$5,047.00/day N/A

Multiplex Full Facility Rental

   

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

includes up to 400 chairs and 160 tables

  $5,198.50/day

Maintenance/Damage Deposit

A $1,000.00 maintenance/damage deposit is required for full facility rentals.  The deposit will be refunded following an inspection of the facility by a representative of the Community Services Department  
Portable Floor Rental Fee
Portable Floor RentalFee Effective September 1, 2020Fee Effective September 1, 2021
One day (includes set-up and take-down $2,053.00/day $2,114.50/day
Each additional day $1,123.50/day $1,157.25/day
Other Arena Fees
OtherFee Effective September 1, 2020Fee Effective September 1, 2021
Arena lobby

$19.25/hour

$244.25/day

$20.25/hour

$251.50/day

Non-profit group: 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) $821.50/day + $500.00 refundable deposit $846.25/day +$500 refundable deposit
Profit or commercial group: 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) $1,564.50/day + $1,000.00 refundable deposit $1,611.50/day + $1,000.00 refundable deposit
YKCA car washes $84.25/day N/A

Yellowknife Community Arena

Contacts

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 Manager - (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