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 the 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, making use of the lobby and the ice surface.

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

Ice Time Booking Request Forms for regular season (October 12th - April 26th, 2020), now available 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 activities 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. 


Arnaitok Arena

We are pleased to announce that the Arnaitok Arena will be open this summer, starting May 23rd, 2019, and available for rental. One time ice rental forms are available here. Recurring ice rental forms can be found here


Arnaitok Arena is located downtown in the Arnaitok Complex below the City Hall. From October 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 here along with the upcoming tournament schedules. 

Ice Time Booking Request Forms for pre-season (September 14th - October 11th) and regular season (October 12th - April 26th, 2020), now available here.

Recreation Reception Centre
Phone: (867) 979-5611

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