Canada Games Centre

The Canada Games Centre, built as a host venue for the 2007 Canada Winter Games, is a multi-purpose venue located in the heart of Whitehorse. Minutes from downtown Whitehorse hotels, the centre is the largest venue of its kind in northern Canada.

With two arenas, a flexi-hall, fieldhouse, aquatic centre, and running track, the Canada Games Centre really does offer it all.

The building is fully accessible, with elevator access to second and third floors. The centre also offers equipment storage and drying facilities, as well as concessions, full sound systems, box offices, and ample parking.

Location: 200 Hamilton Blvd, Whitehorse
Operator: City of Whitehorse
Distance from Accommodation: 3 km / 7 minutes
Special Features:

  • In addition to the field of play areas, the facility includes food service, private physiotherapy clinic, wellness centre, running track, aquatic centre, meeting rooms, and multipurpose space
  • Hockey - Arena 1, Olympic Ice 100' x 200' ice surface, seating capacity 446
  • Hockey - Arena 2, NHL Regulation Ice 200' x 85' ice surface, seating capacity 538
Takhini Arena

Takhini Arena is centrally located in Whitehorse, approximately three kilometres from the downtown core. Comfortably seating 1,500 people with a mezzanine overlooking the rink, Takhini is a traditional hockey arena with great views from all available seating options.

The rink has hosted numerous competitions, including the Arctic Winter Games in 2012, Canada Winter Games in 2007, a WHL game during Hockey Day in Canada in 2011, and the Coy Cup in 2017.

There is a canteen available in the lower mezzanine of the arena that features full dinner and snack options for spectators.  


Location: 345 Range Road, Whitehorse
Operator: City of Whitehorse
Distance from Athlete's Accommodation: 3 km / 7minutes

  • NHL Regulation Ice 200' x 85' ice surface
  • Total Main Floor Seating Capacity: 1,535
  • Mezzanine Capacity: 125