Department of Community Services

Sport & Recreation

What We Do


What we do:

Sport and Recreation Branch supports the development and delivery of sport, recreation and active living programs in Yukon:

   -    Providing funding programs, resources, advocacy and 
       consultative services to communities and Yukon sport 
       and recreation organizations;

   -    Providing funding to individuals who have
       demonstrated their sporting abilities through the Elite
       Athlete and High Performance funding programs;

   -    Providing funding for individuals through the Kids
       Recreation Fund;

   -    Working with local, regional, and national partner 
       organizations, YG departments and F/P/T governments
       to achieve common goals and objectives;

   -    Providing funding, resources and technical advice for
       Team Yukon’s participation in Major Games (multi-sport
       competitions), such as the Canada Games and Arctic
       Winter Games; and

   -    Providing funding, resources and technical advice for
       major games and other sporting events held in Yukon
       such as 2007 Canada Winter Games, Hockey Day in
       Canada 2011, and 2012 Arctic Winter Games.

Contact Sport and Recreation Branch

Phone: (867) 667-5254

Fax: (867) 393-6416


Address: 4061-4th Avenue, Whitehorse, Yukon