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Community Services

Poster Board Network Media Kit

The City of Winnipeg operates a growing poster board network featuring 19 snap frames installed in 7 high-attendance community facilities. Hundreds of thousands of Winnipeggers attend our facilities every year for library programs and services, leisure/active living programming, participating in competitive sport, fitness services, and as spectators.

View a printable, PDF version of the Poster Board Network media kit

Snap Frame mounted to the wall.

Facility Attendance – 2017

With over 4.8M visits to our facilities in 2017, our network provides a cost effective opportunity to quickly reach your target audience and maximize the impact of your message.

Aquatics Programs

person diving into pool


Registered program visits

Membership Scans and Admissions

membership card


Day use of weight rooms, leisure centres and indoor pools


person holding book

3 million+

Registered program visits and walk-in patrons


person skating


Registered program visits, major ice group users and spectators


Minimum buy: 4 weeks

Number of Boards 1–5 6–14 15+
Weekly Price per Board $40 $35 $30
Printing–per Board1 $25 $20 $15
Ad Changes–per Board2 $40 $30 $20

Contract discounts available

  • 6 months: 10%
  • 1 year: 15%
  • 2 years: 20%

Additional Rate Information

  • All rates are net before tax

1 Advertisers have the option of either submitting their installation-ready advertisement (per our submission requirements) or submitting a print-ready advertisement file (per our submission requirements) and paying a fee to have us print it.

2 Ad changes are done monthly and new artwork must be submitted and approved before the end of the calendar month.

Facility Information

Facility Snap Frame Locations Indoor/Outdoor Ice Rink Recreation Amenities * Indoor Pool Library
Century Arena
1377 Clarence Avenue
  1. Main entrance
  2. Main exit
  3. Lobby–viewing area
(viewing lobby)
no no no
Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex
999 Sargent Avenue
Stairway to weight room and track level:
  1. Ground level by elevator
  2. Mid-level landing

  1. Seating area
  2. Water fountain area
(speed skating oval)
yes yes yes
Eric Coy Arena
535 Oakdale Drive
  1. Main entrance from parking lot
  2. Main entrance to ice area
(804 seats)
no no no
Fort Rouge Leisure Centre
625 Osborne Street
  1. Lobby–facing weight room
  2. Lobby–multi-purpose room entrance
  3. Main entrance hallway
(Sam Southern Arena)
yes no yes
River East Arena
1410 Rothesay Street
  1. Lobby/viewing lounge
  2. Lobby/viewing lounge
(670 seats)
no no no
Sam Southern Arena
625 Osborne Street
  1. Arena entrance hallway
  2. Lounge–spectator warming room
(400 seats)
no no no
St. James Civic Centre
2055 Ness Avenue
  1. Entrance to ice area–east side
  2. Entrance to ice area–west side
  3. Pool entrance
(900 seats)
yes yes no

* Recreation amenities vary by location but can include weight rooms, indoor tracks, gyms and multi-use rooms.

Network Specifications

Snap Frame Dimensions

  • 16"W x 20"H

Installation Height

  • Centre of advertisement is approximately 60" from floor


  • High visibility areas including lobbies, lounges, entrances and hallways with minimal or no surrounding advertisements


  • Ad posters are installed at the beginning of each calendar month

Minimum Buy

  • 4 weeks

Submission Requirements

Frame-ready submissions

  • Finished ad poster supplied by advertiser to the City for installation only
  • Finished size:
    • 16" wide x 20" high
  • Note: keep important text/elements at least .375" from edge
    • This area is blocked due to snapping mechanism that holds ad poster in place

Print-ready submissions

  • Ad file supplied by advertiser to the City for printing and installation
  • PDF: high quality, print resolution
  • All images and elements used must be:
    • CMYK
    • 300 dpi–minimum. Lower resolution can mean lower quality of the finished product.
  • Size:
    • 16" W x 20" H with .125" bleed
    • Must have crop/trim marks
  • Colour matching
    • We can’t guarantee 100% colour accuracy when printing your file, therefore, if you require exact colour matching, we advise you submit a frame-ready ad instead


Frame-ready submissions:

  • 5 business days before the end of calendar month

Print-ready submissions:

  • 10 business days before the end of calendar month


Telmo Reis
Advertising Sales Liaison
Phone: 204-803-3898

Last update: February 1, 2019