Arctic Winter Games Complex

The Arctic Winter Games Complex (AWG) is a year-round sports centre. It is operated as an ice arena from October to April and as an indoor sports field with artificial turf from May to September.

Winter Activities
The AWG Arena is only NHL-sized ice surface in Nunavut. From September to May, the AWG hosts tournaments, territorial competitions, and skills clinics. Drop-in activities include family and public skating. Hockey and speed skating groups take advantage of this first-class facility. Birthday parties of almost any size can be held at the arena.

Schedules are updated every few months and will be available on this page along with the upcoming tournament schedules.

**2017 AWG Ice Schedules are here!**

Summer Activities
From May to September, the AWG Indoor Sports Field can be used for a wide range of activities;  soccer, ultimate frisbee, preschool playtime and fitness are popular. Soccer tournaments, including territorials, and skill clinics are also hosted here. Birthday parties with inflatable bouncy castles are popular at this facility. Drop-in activities, such as public soccer and parents-and-tots activites are hosted here. 

The Arctic Winter Games Indoor Turf will be open on May 6th, 2017! Please note that priority will be given to the Department of Recreation programming, followed by school groups and not-for-profit organizations. Following the booking of these groups, we will process public requests for booking as they arrive. Turf rental forms are now available here:

Re-Occurring Rentals

Inuktitut: Booking Request Form for Re-Occurring Rentals

English: Booking Request Form for Re-Occurring Rentals 

One-Time Rentals (Including Birthday Parties)

Inuktitut: One-Time Rental Request Form

English: One-Time Rental Request Form

The Booking Request Form can be submitted electronically to or in person to the Recreation Office at the AWG Arena. Once your booking has been confirmed, you will be contacted to complete the final steps of the booking process. 

Arnaitok Arena 

The Arnaitok Arena is located downtown in the Arnaitok Complex below the City Hall. From August to May, the Arnaitok Arena offers public skating. and various community and sport organizations – including figure skating, broomball and hockey – call this rink home. Schedules are updated every few months and will be available on this page along with the upcoming tournament schedules. 

For arena bookings contact:
Recreation Reception Centre
Phone: (867)979-5611

**2016 Arnaitok Holiday Ice Schedules are here!**


Arena Advertising

The Recreation Department offers various options for your business or community organization to advertise at both the AWG and Arnaitok Arenas. Please see below for more information.

For more information please contact:
Recreation Reception
phone: (867) 979-5611