Recreation Facilities

MARCH 17th, 2020

COVID-19, Recreation Response 

Effective immediately, all City of Iqaluit Recreation facilities and programs are closed to the public until further notice. 

If your Aquatic Centre pass, receation rental or booking is impacted by this closure please contact 975-8544 (Aquatic Centre) or 979-5611 (all other Recreation facilites.) 


The City will reassess the cancellations and closures by April 6, 2020 and notify the public of any changes


Many of Iqaluit's recreation facilities are multi-purpose and offer a range of programming. Our facilites include:

  • Iqaluit Aquatic Centre (Lap Pool, Leisure Pool, Saunas, Hot Tub and Fitness Centre.)
  • Arctic Winter Games Arena (October-May)
  • Arnaitok Arena
  • Arctic Winter Games Indoor Sports Field (May-September)
  • Curling rink (October-April)
  • One baseball diamond
  • Nine playgrounds
  • Elder's Qammaq
  • Abe Okpik Hall
  • Makkuttukkuvik Youth Centre


Recreation Facility Rentals

The Recreation Department rents its facilities to individuals and groups to provide opportunities for physical activity, healthy living and to build a sense of community. Rates for each vary and can be found on the links above for each individual space.

Tables, chairs, staging, and porta-potties are also available for rental for events. 

For facility or equipment rentals or more information, contact the Recreation reception centre, open Monday-Friday from 1:00-5:30pm.  The reception centre is located at the Arctic Winter Games Complex.

Phone: 867 979-5611