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About Us

We are the hub of a vibrant, healthy, engaged community of sport organizations that are continuously growing and improving

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..

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Men's soccer action at the 2022 Canada Summer Games.

Sport Yukon 2021-2022 Impact Report

Check out all the awesome things Sport Yukon accomplished in our 2021-2022 impact report!

Read the Report

Our Mission: Be the Voice and Face of Sport in the Yukon

 

To frame our focus, Sport Yukon uses four territorially and nationally recognized pillars:

 

1) Sport Capacity

2) Sport Development

3) Sport Participation

4) Sport for Community

 

These pillars guide us as we work with our member organizations to build confidence and competence.

 

 

Organizational Milestones

1970s

Sport Yukon is created to organize Team Yukon for the first Arctic Winter Games in Yellowknife, NT. Art Webster was the director.

1972

Sport Yukon assists Whitehorse in hosting its first Arctic Winter Games.

1980s

Sport Governing Bodies begin forming.

1986

Sport Yukon Chefs Team Yukon at the Whitehorse Arctic Winter Games. They were the first Games attended by the Russian contingent.

1991

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.

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Meet the Team

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Tracey Bilsky

Executive Director

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Lisa-Marie Vowk

Member Services

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Amanda Deuling

Sport Tourism Coordinator

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Liz Butler

Liz Butler

Current Board Members

President

Vice President 

Director 

Director 

Director 

Resources

To support our members and encourage sport and physical activity in the Yukon, we're providing access to our library of resources.

Latest NewsView All News

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Sport Yukon celebrates more athletes who joined the varsity ranks

Two more athletes have been identified in joining varsity teams.

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Sport Yukon's statement on the 2027 Canada Winter Games bid cancellation

Sport Yukon is saddened to hear about the cancellation of the 2027 Canada Winter Games

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2022 Yukon varsity athletes.
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Sport Yukon celebrates athletes who made the leap to post-secondary varsity teams

Four Yukon athletes made the jump to post-secondary teams in the fall of 2022.