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Here it is Winnipeg! The last long weekend of the summer! Have anything special planned? For those planning to stay in the city, here’s a list of what’s open and what’s closed for September Long 2011.

St. Vital Centre: Closed Monday, September 5
Polo Park Shopping Centre: Closed Monday, September 5
Kildonan Place: Closed Monday, September 5
City Place: Closed Monday, September 5

All civic offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2011.

Recycling/Garbage Schedule

Single-family homes
There will be no recycling or garbage collection on Monday, September 5. Collection will resume on Tuesday, September 6 – Day 2 on the five-day cycle.

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

Brady Road Landfill hours of operation
Saturday, September 3 – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 4 – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, September 5 – 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Visit for the Recycling/Garbage Collection Calendar and information on Brady Road Landfill.

Libraries are closed Monday, September 5. Visit for online services of Winnipeg Public Library including online renewals, and downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. Call 311 for library hours and locations.

Animal Services Agency
Animal Services will be closed Monday, September 5. Regular weekend hours are in effect for Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4. Visit 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.

Leisure Centres
All Leisure Centres are closed on Monday, September 5. Regular hours are in effect on Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4. Please see the Leisure Guide or visit for Leisure Centre schedules.

Golf Courses
Regular hours of operation are in effect at all municipal golf courses. For more information, including how to book a tee time, visit


Indoor Pools
All indoor pools are closed on Monday, September 5 except Pan Am Pool which will open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Outdoor Pools
Weather permitting, the following four outdoor pools will be open on Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4 and Monday, September 5: Freight House, Kildonan Park, Fort Garry Lion’s and Westdale.

Hours vary by location. For schedule information, please call 311 or check online at

Wading Pools
The following pools will be open Monday, September 5:
Amherst Park
Brock Cordova Park
Bronx Park
Central Park
Dakota Park
J.H. Bruns Park
John Steele Park
Keenleyside Park
Machray Park
Norquay Community Centre
Pascoe Park
Pirates Park
Roblin Park Community Centre
McKittrick Park
Shaughnessy Park
Vimy Ridge Park

Hours vary, however, most are open 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

Please note: each wading pool closes one hour early on its last operating day of the season. For schedule information, please call 311 or check online at

Spray Pads
Six unsupervised spray pads are open over the long weekend, at the following locations: Fort Rouge Park, Lindenwoods Community Centre, Provencher Park, River Heights Community Centre, St. Norbert Community Centre and River East Spray Pad.

Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Winnipeg Transit
Monday, September 5, Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule. For Winnipeg Transit route and schedule information, please visit or call 311.

Cemetery grounds will be open for visitation from dawn to dusk throughout the long weekend at Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona cemeteries. Offices will be closed Monday, September 5. For more information on City cemeteries, visit