The City of Iqaluit is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all Iqalummuit by creating opportunities for individuals and families to lead healthy lives through the delivery of sport, recreation and cultural programs and services. Iqaluit offers a wide range of exciting recreation opportunities. Sport organizations, cultural groups, businesses, not-for-profit societies and service clubs all work closely with the department to ensure that the recreational needs of our community are met.
A complete listing of community programs, groups and events is available through the Recreation Activity Guide. The guide is published each year and is available at City Hall and the Recreation Department Reception Centre. It can also be downloaded here. (English, French, Inuktitut).
We understand that from time to time, you may need to cancel your involvement in our programs. Please click here for information on our refund policy.
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The administration office for the Recreation Department is in the Arctic Winter Games Complex located on the Apex Road. General inquiries, facility bookings and related recreational services are coordinated through this office. The office is open Monday to Friday. 1:00-5:30pm, excepting holidays. Please see contact list below for more information.
Iqaluit Aquatic Centre
phone: (867) 975-8544
Rubina Hoque - Guest Services Supervisor
phone: (867) 975-8544
Recreation Guest Services Associate (AWG)
Kevan Nelson - Recreation Programmer
phone: (867) 979-5627
John McCracken- Recreation Program Coordinator
phone: (867) 975-8508
Conor Goddard- Youth Coordinator
phone: (867) 979-5620
Josie Simonek- Youth Programmer
phone: (867) 975-5620
Aimee Langer - Fitness Centre Coordinator
phone: (867) 975-8529
Todd Gardner - Facilities Coordinator
phone: (867) 979-5618
Stephanie Clark - Recreation Services Manager
phone: (867) 975-8532
Amy Elgersma - Director of Recreation
phone: (867) 979-5611 Reception
phone:(867) 979-5616 Direct
Customer Privacy and Email Consent: The City of Iqaluit will not sell, distribute, barter or transfer any personally identifiable information obtained about our Guests to parties outside of the City. By providing your email address during account or program registration, you consent to receive information about programs and services the Department of Recreation Offers.