Parks & Recreation
The Recreation Board is a Council-appointed citizen advisory board to support the entire community in all recreation and leisure endeavors and create new opportunities and leadership for the citizens of the Klondike.
The City of Dawson is seeking two new Recreation Board Members. Members will meet once a month.
If interested please submit your name to the Recreation Department.
Recreation Grant Eligibility Form
Recreation Grant Application Form
Water Front Building 2nd Floor
Dawson City, YT
Phone: (867) 993-7400 ext 299
Dawson City, YT, Y0B 1G0
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Dawson City Pool - Closed for the season.
Indoor Recreation Facilities are available for use by the
community for programs and events.
Contact the Recreation Department to book facilities.
Art & Margaret Fry Recreation Centre
Seasonal ice rink and arena located on 4th Ave, between Queen and
King St. Arena schedule 2016-2017.
Last day of the Arena will be Saturday, April 1st, 3:30-5:00 public skate!
Dawson Fitness Centre
Located in the Waterfront building. The fitness centre has cardio machines (treadmills, elliptical trainers, and stationary bikes), strength and stability equipment. Passes are purchased at the Recreation Office.
Recreation office hours
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fitness Centre hours of operation
7 days a week, 5:00am - 10:00pm
Robert Service School
During the school year, the Recreation Department is responsible for evening and weekend scheduling of the gymnasium and
ancillary (multi-purpose) room.
RSS Gym & Ancillary- February schedule
Outdoor Recreation Facilities & Parks
Outdoor Recreation Facilities are available for use by the community for programs and events. Contact the Recreation Department to book facilities.
Crocus Bluff Ball Fields
Baseball field and concession.
Baseball field and concession
Popular greespance located on Front Street along the dike. Includes the Gazebo, Picnic Shelter, picnic tables, dog tie ups.
Playground and picnic tables. Located behind the pool.
Greenspace located on Front Street between 5th and 8th Ave.
Greenspace located on 5th Ave and Church St.
Area used for special events such as the Mud Bog.
Ninth Ave Trail – Historic trail system that connects Moosehide Slide in the north end of town, with the Dyke Trail and Klondike Millennium Trail to form a loop trail encircling the historic core of Dawson City. The Trail was installed by KATTS (Klondike Active Transport and Trails Society) and its volunteers and is maintained through the Recreation Dept.
Crocus Bluff Recreation Site
Trail system off Mary Mclead trail. Includes viewing platform. Crocus Bluff was taken over from YTG in 2011.