Terry Fox Day will take place on Monday, August 1, 2016. This weekend is also often referred to as August Long Weekend, however most of it is taking place in July this year.
Since it isn’t a statutory holiday, most places will remain open. Grocery stores will maintain regular hours and malls will use Sunday hours.
Information About Terry Fox Day:
Civic Holiday (Terry Fox Day in Manitoba) is the most widely used name for a public holiday celebrated in parts of Canada on the first Monday in August, though it is only officially known by that term in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and Prince Edward Island. It is a statutory holiday in Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and Prince Edward Island, but not in Manitoba.
|Manitoba Liquor Marts (Most Locations)||Monday, August 1: 10:00am – 6:00pm|
|Winnipeg Casinos||Monday, August 1: Open Regular Hours|
|Columbia Mall (Grand Forks, ND)||Sunday, July 31: 12:00pm – 6:00pm|
|Monday, August 1: 10:00am – 9:00pm|
|West Acres Mall (Fargo, ND)||Sunday, July 31: 12:00pm – 6:00pm|
|Monday, August 1: 10:00am – 9:00pm|
|Mall of America (Minneapolis, MN)||Saturday, July 30: 9:30am – 9:30pm|
|Sunday, July 31: 11:00am – 7:00pm|
|Monday, August 1: 10:00am – 9:30pm|
|Polo Park Shopping Centre||Monday, August 1: 11:00am – 6:00pm|
|St. Vital Shopping Centre||Monday, August 1: 11:00am – 6:00pm|
|Kildonan Place||Monday, August 1: 11:00am – 6:00pm|
|Grant Park Shopping Centre||Monday, August 1: 12:00pm – 5:00pm|
|Walmart (24 Hour Locations)||Monday, August 1: 6:00am – 24HR|
|Walmart||Monday, August 1: 7:00am – 11:00pm|
|Superstore||Monday, August 1: 7:00am – 11:00pm|
|Shoppers Drug Mart (Most Locations)||Monday, August 1: Open Regular Hours|
All civic offices are closed on Terry Fox Day, Monday, August 1, 2016.
Recycling, garbage and yard waste will be collected as normally scheduled on the Terry Fox day holiday for those with Monday 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):
- Saturday, July 30 – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Sunday, July 31 – 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Monday, August 1 – 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot is open every day from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.(residential customers only)
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 by contacting 311.
On Monday, August 1, Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule.
For route and schedule information, visit Winnipeg Transit or contact 311.
All Leisure Centres will be closed on Monday, August 1. Regular hours of operation for Leisure Centres will resume on Tuesday, August 2. Please see the Leisure Guide, contact 311 or visit City of Winnipeg – Leisure Centres for Leisure Centre schedules.
Indoor Pools – All City of Winnipeg indoor swimming pools will be closed on Monday, August 1.
Outdoor Pools – Weather permitting, all City of Winnipeg outdoor pools will be open Monday, August 1. Operating hours vary by pool. For more information on City of Winnipeg swimming pools visit City of Winnipeg – Outdoor Pools or contact 311.
Wading Pools – Weather permitting, the following 16 wading pools will be open on Monday, August 1.
|Bronx Park Community Centre||Cordova Park|
|Central Park||Dakota Park|
|Ducharme Park||John Steel Park|
|Keenleyside Park||Shaughnessy Park|
|McKittrick Park||Vimy Ridge Memorial Park|
|Rotary Centenary Park||Westdale|
|Sturgeon Heights Community Centre||Pritchard Park|
|Pascoe Park||West Kildonan Memorial Community Centre|
Operating hours vary by wading pool; however, most are open 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For schedule information, please view the wading pool schedule available online at City of Winnipeg – Wading Pools or contact 311.
Spray Pads – Spray pads will be open on Monday, August 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|
|Park City West|
Operating hours for spray pads are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information, please view the spray pad schedule available online at City of Winnipeg – Spray Pads or contact 311.
All Winnipeg Public Libraries will be closed on Monday, August 1. Online services, including downloadable eBooks, catalogue searching, and holds/renewals, are available anytime at City of Winnipeg – Winnipeg Public Libraries. For more information on Winnipeg Public Library hours, please visit City of Winnipeg – Winnipeg Public Libraries.
Animal Services Agency
The Animal Services Agency will be closed on Monday, August 1.
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 Terry Fox Day, Monday, August 1.
Cemetery offices will be closed on Monday, August 1.
Winnipeg Parking Authority
Hours of operation for the Winnipeg Parking Authority during the Terry Fox Day long weekend are as follows:
|Friday, July 29||Regular hours – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, July 30||Closed (as per regular operating hours)|
|Sunday, July 31||Closed (as per regular operating hours)|
|Monday, August 1||Closed for Terry Fox Day|
|Tuesday, August 2||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 Terry Fox Day long weekend from dawn until dusk, approximately 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., weather permitting.