Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Remembrance Day 2010, Events and City Hours of Operation and Services

Remembrance Day, Thursday November 11, 2010 events:
  • Battalion Ridge, overlooking Westhills Towne Centre. Ceremony with scouts from Dover and Victoria Park starts at 9 a.m.
  • CPR service, Gulf Canada Square, 10:45 a.m.
  • The Naval Museum of Alberta (1820 24th St. S.W.) 11 a.m. ceremony on HMCS Tecumseh Drill Deck.
  • Jubilee Auditorium, 14th Street and 16th Avenue N.W. Service begins at 10 a.m., followed by a small ceremony at the Memorial Park Cenotaph, 4th Street and 11th Avenue S.W, at 11 a.m. Wreath laying ceremony at the cenotaph at 12:15 p.m.
  • Memorial Park Cenotaph, 4th Street and 11th Avenue S.W, at 11 a.m. Wreath laying ceremony at the cenotaph at 12:15 p.m.
  • The Military Museums, 4520 Crowchild Tr. S.W. Ceremony begins at 10:40 a.m. Free parking and admission.
The City of Calgary is adjusting its hours of operation for services and facilities on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010.

City Administrative Offices
All administrative offices are closed on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010 and will reopen Friday, November 12, 2010.

Calgary Transit
Calgary Transit will provide a Saturday level of service on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010. Regular service will resume on Friday, November 12, 2010.

For information and schedules, please visit www.calgarytransit.com, call Teleride at 403-974-4000, or Calgary Transit Customer Service at 403-262-1000.

Waste & Recycling 
Residential collection schedules and pickup at community recycling depots are not affected by Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010.

All landfills will be open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Animal Services Centre 
2201 Portland Street S.E.
Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010: Closed
Friday, November 12, 2010: Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Recreation 
For more information please visit calgary.ca/recreation

Arenas
The arenas listed below will be open for free public skating from 1-2:30 p.m.:

  • Ernie Starr
  • Frank McCool
  • Murray Copot
  • Optimist/George Blundun
  • Jimmie Condon
  • Shouldice
  • Henry Viney
  • Stu Peppard

Athletic Parks  
All Athletic Parks will be closed, but available for bookings. For facility bookings call 403-268-3800 in advance.

Aquatics and Fitness Centres
The following Aquatic & Fitness Centres will be open for free public swimming from 1-2:30 pm and 3-4:30 p.m.:
  • Acadia
  • Bob Bahan
  • Foothills
  • Glenmore
  • Shouldice
  • Thornhill
All other Aquatics & Fitness Centres will be closed on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010.

City Golf Courses
 All golf courses are now closed for the season.

Southland Leisure Centre
Facility open from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Adult shinny hockey: 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Public Skate: 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Village Square Leisure Centre
Facility open from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Adult shinny hockey: 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Public Skate: 12:30 - 2 p.m.


Art Centres
Wildflower Arts Centre and North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre will be closed to the public on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010, and will be reopen on Friday, November 12, 2010.

City of Calgary Parks

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary 
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Nature Centre will be closed to the public on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010.

The Inglewood Bird Sanctuary trails will be open from sunrise to sunset.

Natural Environment Parks 
Trails open from sunrise to sunset

Devonian Gardens
Closed for renovations

Other Facilities
Fort Calgary
Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Heritage Park 
Historic Village now closed.
Gasoline Alley Museum open 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Deane House
The Deane House will be closed on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010.

Calgary Zoo
Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.
TELUS World of Science
Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Remembrance Day, Thursday, November 11, 2010.

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