11/03/2013 10:02 EST | Updated 01/23/2014 06:58 EST

Celebrating sporting culture in Yellowknife

The Yellowknife Ski Club is more than just a vehicle to promote athletics. 

It's the largest volunteer run sports facility in Northern Canada, and has intricate ties to the community as a whole even outside the realm of sport. 

As part of RBC Sports Day in Canada ​— which happens on Nov. 30 — preparations, the CBC takes a look at Yellowknife's sporting roots in this feature. 

Click the above video to find out more.