Community Plan and Zoning By-Law Renewal Project 2020-2021

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Ray Persson Memorial Arena

The Ray Persson Memorial Arena is home to a hockey rink and the local fitness centre. The hockey rink sees heavy use in the wintertime from hockey programs, tournaments, and public skating. The rink is also used year-round as it houses many events such as Canada Day and Black Bear Jamboree. The facility is the central part of the recreation hub in Norman Wells

Norman Wells Fitness Centre

The fitness centre is located upstairs in the Ray Persson Memorial Arena. It has all the amenities for your workout. A variety of cardio machines to fit your workout. A free weight area with benches to mix in all levels of workouts. Cables and other machines that help you target muscles from leg to chest. Bench press stations and squat racks which are a standard to most workouts. This gym offers all the necessities to stay active and fit in the north, especially during those cold winter months.

Norman Wells Curling Club

Located next to the arena, the curling club has been called one of the coziest places to visit during the winter months. The club hosts a season of curling matches, plus additional bonspiels throughout the curling season that bring in teams based locally and from other communities in the Sahtu. Enjoy some refreshments while watching a game or join a team and get out on the sheet and shoot your shot.

Dennis Drolet Community Hall

The hall is a great place to gather for events. With a kitchen, sound system, tables, and chairs. It has all the event necessities for a successful event. It also plays a pivotal role in hosting programming from the town and other user groups. Located next to the curling club, it continues to play an important part in bringing the community together.

Norman Wells Youth and Elder Centre

The youth and elder centre is great space for programming that serve the community. It is also a great space for elders to come share stories and have a conversation over some coffee and tea. An abundant of resources to learn life skills and have fun participating in activities and creating positive social interactions. This a great space learn, grow, build skills, and character not matter what age you are.