Yukon Orienteering Association
The Yukon Orienteering Association is the sport
governing body for orienteering in the Yukon Territory. It is a
volunteer based organization that coordinates and administers various
programs devoted to the promotion and development of orienteering.
The Yukon Orienteering Association is beginning to plan our 2017 summer
season, so watch this site for more information!
Posted: February 25, 2017
The YOA has employment opportunities for coaches and mappers. See the employment page
for more info.
ParticipACTION's 150 Play List
Orienteering is on ParticipACTION's 150 Play List. Try orienteering this season and then log it at the Play List website!
Bears And YOA Meets
NOTE: There may be bears in any of the map areas where YOA meets are
held. YOU must be “bear aware”. To reduce risk, use precautions set out
in the booklet
How you can stay safe in bear country
Dogs At YOA Meets
A dog biting incident has prompted the executive to advise orienteers bringing dogs to events to:
- Leash your dog while in the parking/assembly/start areas;
- If dogs accompany you on your course, they must be under your immediate control at all times;
- If there are more incidents or complaints, we may need to take a more stringent approach.
Become A Volunteer
Volunteering is a great way to meet other orienteers and to learn new skills.
Click here to volunteer ...
Become a member and start exploring the Yukon outdoors with your map and compass. Affordable fees and valuable benefits make orienteering a popular Yukon sport.
Click here to join ...
Learn To Orienteer
The High Performance Program (HPP) is Canada's national athletes who
show potential to represent Canada at Junior World Championships and
World Championships. Yukon's 2016 HPP members include:
Visit the Team Canada blog for more about our HPP athletes.