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Canada Day 2013: Whats Open and Whats Closed

Canada Day 2013: Whats Open and Whats Closed
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It’s going to be an amazing Canada Day Long Weekend and here’s some assistance on planning it out. Nothing’s worse then heading somewhere and finding out it’s closed, so make sure to read the what’s open and what’s closed list carefully.

Shopping Malls
Polo Park Shopping Centre, St. Vital Centre, Kildonan Place:
Closed Monday, July 1.

All civic offices are closed on Canada Day, Monday, July 1, 2013.

Recycling/Garbage Collection

Single-family homes
Recycling and garbage will be collected on Canada Day for those residents with Monday as their weekly cart collection day.
To find your recycling, garbage and yard waste collection days:

Multi-family apartments
Recycling and garbage collection will continue as normally scheduled.

Brady Road Resource Management Facility (Brady Road Landfill)

Saturday, June 29 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 30 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, July 1 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Recycling/Garbage Collection Calendar and more information on the Brady Road Resource Management Facility can be found at City of Winnipeg – Water and Waste or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca

 

Winnipeg Transit

On Monday, July 1, Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule with the following additional services:

  • A FREE Canada Day Shuttle service linking Downtown, The Forks and Osborne Village. The shuttle will operate from 12 Noon to midnight.
  • Route 11 Portage extra service operates between The Forks and Assiniboine Park from 12 Noon to 11:00 p.m. Regular transit fares apply.

Post-Fireworks Display Transit Service is as follows:

  • Leaving The Forks: buses will depart from Main Street at York Avenue.
  • Leaving Assiniboine Park to Downtown: buses will be available at eastbound Portage Avenue at Overdale Street.
  • Leaving Assiniboine Park to St. James – Assiniboia areas: buses will be available at westbound Portage Avenue at Overdale Street.

For route and schedule information, visit Winnipeg Transit or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca

Leisure Centres

All Leisure Centres will be closed on Sunday, June 30 and Monday, July 1 except the Fort Rouge Leisure Centre and the St. James Civic Centre which will be open on Sunday, June 30.

Hours of operation for the Fort Rouge Leisure Centre and St. James Civic Centre during the Canada Day weekend are as follows:

Fort Rouge Leisure Centre

Saturday, June 29 Open – 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 30 Open – 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Monday, July 1 Closed

St. James Civic Centre

Saturday, June 29 Open – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 30 Open – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday, July 1 Closed

For more information on all other Leisure Centres please see the Leisure Guide, or visit City of Winnipeg – Leisure Centres or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca

 

Spray Pads

Spray pads will be open on Monday, July 1 and include the following locations:

Fort Rouge Park Lindenwoods Community Centre
Provencher Park River Heights Community Centre
St. Norbert Community Centre Shaughnessy Park
Central Park Vimy Ridge Park
River East Transcona Centennial
Westdale St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool Spray Pad

For more information on City of Winnipeg spray pads, including operating hours, visit City of Winnipeg – Spray Pads or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca

 

Swimming Pools

All City of Winnipeg indoor swimming pools will be closed on Monday, July 1.

All City of Winnipeg outdoor pools will be open Monday, July 1. Operating hours vary by pool.

For more information on City of Winnipeg swimming pools, including operating hours for outdoor pools, visit City of Winnipeg – Outdoor Pools or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca

 

Wading Pools

Weather permitting, the following 16 wading pools will be open on Monday, July 1:

Amherst Park Weston Park
Dakota Park Bronx Park
JH Bruns Park Central Park
Keenleyside Park McKittrick Park
Norquay Community Centre Westdale
Brock Cordova Park Vimy Ridge Park
John Steele Park Northwood Community Centre
Pritchard Park Transcona Centennial

For more information on City of Winnipeg wading pools, including operating hours, visit City of Winnipeg – Wading Pools or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca

 

Libraries

Hours of operation for Winnipeg Public Libraries during the Canada Day weekend are as follows:

Saturday, June 29 Regular summer hours of operation
Sunday, June 30 Regular summer hours of operation
Monday, July 1 All branches are closed

For a schedule of Winnipeg Public Library summer operating hours, visit Winnipeg Public Library – Operating Hours

Online services, including catalogue searches, requests/renewals, databases, and eBooks are available anytime at Winnipeg Public Library

 

Animal Services Agency
Hours of operation for the Animal Services Agency during the Canada Day weekend are as follows:

Friday, June 28 Regular hours – 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 Regular hours – 12 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 30 Regular hours – 12 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, July 1 Closed
Tuesday, July 2 Regular hours – 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

For more information on the City of Winnipeg Animal Services Agency including how to purchase or renew your dog license online and a list of dogs available for adoption, visit City of Winnipeg – Animal Services

Citizens can also contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca for Animal Services information.

 

Cemeteries

Cemetery grounds at Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona Cemeteries will be open for visitation from dawn till dusk over the Canada Day weekend including Monday, July 1.

Cemetery offices will be closed on Monday, July 1.

For more information on City cemeteries, visit City of Winnipeg – Cemeteries or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca

 

Winnipeg Parking Authority

Hours of operation for the Winnipeg Parking Authority during the Canada Day weekend are as follows:

Friday, June 28 Regular hours – 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 Closed
Sunday, June 30 Closed
Monday, July 1 Closed
Tuesday, July 2 Regular hours – 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

For more information on the Winnipeg Parking Authority, including how to pay a parking ticket online or by phone, please visit The Parking Store or contact 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca

 

Golf Courses
Harbour View, Crescent Drive, John Blumberg, Kildonan Park and Windsor Park Golf Courses will be open throughout the Canada Day weekend including Monday, July 1.

Reservation Information

Kildonan Park Golf Course – 2021 Main Street

  • Reservations can be made by using the online reservation system at City of Winnipeg – Golf Services or contacting 311, open 24 hours every day, by phone at 311 or by email at 311@winnipeg.ca
  • Reservations can also be made by contacting the clubhouse directly at 204-986-5679.

Harbour View Golf Course & Recreation Complex – 1867 Springfield Road

John Blumberg Golf Course – 4540 Portage Avenue

Crescent Drive Golf Course – 781 Crescent Drive

Reservations can also be made by contacting the clubhouse directly at 204-986-5911.

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