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Yellowknife Community Arena

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 Covid-19 at City Facilities
 

The Yellowknife Community Arena (YKCA) 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, only facility rental users groups are permitted in the facility.  There are currently no drop-in programs in the YKCA. Please speak with your user group rental captain for more details, or call the booking clerk at (867) 669-3457.

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

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

Events

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

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

$1,971.50/day
Special Events: Profit or commercial group (Additional services at cost) $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
Multiplex Convention RateFee Effective September 1, 2020

This rate applices 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
Portable Floor Rental Fee
Portable Floor RentalFee Effective September 1, 2020
One day (includes set-up and take-down $2,053.00/day
Each additional day $1,123.50/day
Other Arena Fees
OtherFee Effective September 1, 2020
Arena lobby

$19.25/hour

$244.25/da

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
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
YKCA car washes $84.25/day

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: 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