Our vision is cultivating a vibrant, supportive, inclusive, and coordinated sport community for every Yukoner
Who We Are
Sport Yukon is a non-governmental organization geared toward helping our members and the sport community succeed to their fullest potential.
Our membership is made up of Yukon Sport Governing Bodies, Sport and Recreation Organizations, and many other clubs, groups, and associations.
We are a hub for Yukon sport organizations and the voice for sport in the territory
That is our mission. To that end, we work to elevate sport by facilitating education and partnerships for our members, as well as providing advocacy, promotion, development of sport tourism, events, and access to administrative and financial resources.
Sport Yukon is created to organize Team Yukon for the first Arctic Winter Games in Yellowknife, NT. Art Webster was the director.
Sport Yukon assists Whitehorse in hosting its first Arctic Winter Games.
Sport Yukon launches the first Major Awards.
The Yukon Sports Hall of Fame inducts its first five honourees: Father Jean-Marie Mauchet, Bert Boyd, Art Fry, Bill Brewster, and Raymond Richard (Cal) Miller.
Sport Governing Bodies begin forming.
Sport Yukon Chefs Team Yukon at the Whitehorse Arctic Winter Games. They were the first Games attended by the Russian contingent.
Sport Yukon moves into their brand new building at 4061 4th Avenue in Whitehorse. Funding becomes stable from here forward.
Our Present and Future
Sport Yukon has evolved greatly since its inauguration in the 1970s and it's growing ever since.
Whether its information on programs and funding, to expertise in sport tourism and event bidding, to a proven channel of communication and advocacy with government, Sport Yukon is at the centre of it.
Meet the Team
Member Services Coordinator
Sport Tourism Coordinator
Marketing, Communications, & Media Coordinator
To support our members and encourage sport and physical activity in the Yukon, we're providing access to our library of resources.
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Ken Sylvestre Inducted Into the Yukon Sports Hall of Fame
Ken Sylvestre, cornerstone of the Yukon's running and cycling communities, was inducted into the Yukon Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 2023.
Jamie Shaw Inducted in the Yukon Sports Hall of Fame
Jamie Shaw, beloved teacher, coach, and athletic director, was inducted into the Yukon Sports Hall of Fame on May 16, 2023.
Team Yukon Wins Big At Multiple Games
Yukon athletes found the podium at both the Arctic Winter Games and the Special Olympics BC Winter Games