Canada Day is once again a long weekend this year and there will be plenty to do throughout the city! Here’s some assistance planning out your activities. 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.
Looking for things to do on Canada Day? Read our Top Things to Do in Winnipeg on Canada Day article.
|Manitoba Liquor Marts||Friday, July 1: Most open 10:00am – 6:00pm|
|Winnipeg Casinos||Friday, July 1: Open Regular Hours|
|Polo Park Shopping Centre||Friday, July 1: Closed|
|St. Vital Shopping Centre||Friday, July 1: Closed|
|Kildonan Place||Friday, July 1: Closed|
|Grant Park Shopping Centre||Friday, July 1: Closed|
|Walmart||Friday, July 1: Closed|
|Superstore||Friday, July 1: Closed|
All civic offices are closed on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2016.
Recycling, garbage and yard waste will be collected as normally scheduled on the Canada Day holiday for those with Friday as their collection day.
To find your 2016 recycling, garbage and yard waste collection days, and for more information on the Brady Road Resource Management Facility and Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot:
- visit winnipeg.ca/waterandwaste
- download the My Waste app at winnipeg.ca/mywaste
- call 311 any time or email at email@example.com
Brady Road Resource Management Facility (Brady Road Landfill) hours of operation (commercial customers only):
|Friday, July 1||5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, July 2||9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, July 3||9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
The Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot is open every day from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (residential customers only).
Special Canada Day service includes:
- A FREE Canada Day Shuttle service will be operating from 12:00 p.m. noon until 12:00 a.m. midnight linking Downtown, The Forks and Osborne Village.
- Extra Route 11 Portage buses will be operating between The Forks and Assiniboine Park from 12:00 p.m. noon until 11:00 p.m. Regular transit fares apply.
- The Forks: buses will be available on Main Street between York Avenue and Wesley Avenue.
- Assiniboine Park to Downtown: buses will be available at eastbound Portage Avenue at Overdale Street.
- Assiniboine Park to St. James/Assiniboia areas: buses will be available at westbound Portage Avenue at Overdale Street.
- Regular transit fares apply.
All Leisure Centres will be closed on Friday, July 1. Regular hours of operation resume on Saturday, July 2.
All City of Winnipeg indoor swimming pools will be closed on Friday, July 1.
Weather permitting, all City of Winnipeg outdoor pools will be open Friday, July 1. Operating hours vary by pool. For more information on City of Winnipeg swimming pools visit City of Winnipeg – Outdoor Pools or contact 311.
Weather permitting, the following 17 wading pools will be open on Friday, July 1:
|Bronx Park||Cordova Park|
|Central Park||Dakota Park|
|Ducharme Park||Southdale Community Centre|
|John Steel Park||Keenleyside Park|
|Michaelle Jean Park||Rotary Centary Park|
|Shaughnessy Park||McKittrick Park|
|Sturgeon Heights Community Centre||West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre|
|Vimy Ridge Memorial Park|
Operating hours vary by wading pool; however, most are open 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The regular season schedule is in effect July 2. For schedule information, please view the wading pool schedule available online at City of Winnipeg – Wading Pools or contact 311.
Spray pads will be open on Friday July 1 and include the following locations:
|Central Park||Fort Rouge Park|
|Lindenwoods Community Centre||Provencher Park|
|Jill Officer Park||River Heights|
|St. Norbert Community Centre||St. James Assiniboia Centennial Pool|
|Shaughnessy Park||Sturgeon Heights Community Centre|
|Vimy Ridge Park||West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre|
|Westdale||Waverley Heights Community Centre|
|Gateway Community Centre||Lindsey Wilson Park|
All Winnipeg Public Libraries will be closed on Friday, July 1. Online services, including downloadable eBooks, catalogue searching, and holds/renewals, are available anytime at City of Winnipeg – Winnipeg Public Library. For more information on Winnipeg Public Library hours, please visit City of Winnipeg – Winnipeg Public Library.
Animal Services Agency
The Animal Services Agency will be closed on Friday, July 1.
Regular hours of operation are in effect on Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3.
For more information on the Animal Services Agency, including how to purchase or renew your pet licence online and to view dogs available for adoption, visit winnipeg.ca/animalservices.
Cemetery grounds at Brookside, St. Vital and Transcona Cemeteries will be open for visitation from dawn until 9:00 p.m. on Canada Day, Friday, July 1.
Cemetery offices will be closed on Friday, July 1.
Winnipeg Parking Authority
Hours of operation for the Winnipeg Parking Authority during Canada Day are as follows:
|Friday, July 1||Closed|
|Saturday, July 2||Closed (as per regular operating hours)|
|Sunday, July 3||Closed (as per regular operating hours)|
|Monday, July 4||Regular hours – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
Crescent Drive, Harbour View, John Blumberg, Kildonan Park and Windsor Park Golf Courses will be open every day on the Canada Day long weekend from dawn until dusk, approximately 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Please visit City of Winnipeg – Golf Services for information on how to book a tee times and course information.