Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Canada Day 2011 Statutory Holiday Hours of Operation for City of Calgary Facilities

The City of Calgary is adjusting its hours of operation for services and facilities on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011.

City Administrative Offices
All administrative offices are closed on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011 and will reopen Monday July 4, 2011.

Calgary Transit
Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011.

Regular service will resume on Monday July 4, 2011.

7 Avenue and Northeast CTrain and Bus Service Disruption
Calgary Transit is conducting maintenance on 7 Avenue downtown and into the northeast Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 3, 2011.

There will be no CTrain service past 8 Street Station, Stampede Station and Barlow Station and all buses that travel on 7 Avenue will be detoured. Service will be replaced by shuttle bus Routes B201 and B202.

Due to the Zoo Station closure, customers visiting the Zoo are advised to use Bridgeland-Memorial Station and walk along the regional pathway (approx. 700 meters) to the west Zoo entrance.

Bus detour information for Routes: 1, 7, 9, & 305

CTrain service will be provided by shuttle buses: 
Route B201 between 8 Street Station, downtown and Erlton Station. 
Route B202 between Barlow Station, Bridgeland Station and downtown. 

For further 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 will continue as usual on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011. 

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

Animal Services Centre 
2201 Portland Street S.E.
Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011: Closed
Saturday, July 2: Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, July 3: Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Recreation 
For more information please visit calgary.ca/recreation 

Arenas/Athletic Parks  
All Arenas will be closed, except Optimist/George Blundun Arena which will be available for booking with approval.

All Athletic Parks will be closed, but available for bookings, please call Facility Bookings at 403-268-3800 in advance.

City Golf Courses
Daily hours of operation for each City course can be found at calgary.ca/golf

Southland Leisure Centre
Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011: Facility open from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Arenas: Closed
Regular admission applies.

Village Square Leisure Centre
Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011: Facility open from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Arenas: Closed
Regular admission applies.

Aquatics and Fitness Centres
All City of Calgary Aquatics and Fitness Centres will be closed on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011.

Art Centres
Wildflower Arts Centre and North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre will be closed to the public on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011 and will reopen on Monday July 4, 2011. 

City of Calgary Parks
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary 
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Nature Centre will be closed to the public on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 201 .

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
Fort Calgary will be hosting its Canada Day celebrations from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. including a free pancake breakfast, games, a petting zoo and live stage entertainment. 

Heritage Park 
Dominion Day/Canada Day Celebrations, Celebrate Canada’s 144th Birthday the old fashioned way, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Deane House 
The Deane House will be open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Canada Day, Friday, July 1, 2011.

Calgary Zoo 
Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. 

TELUS World of Science
The 11 Street SW location is now closed. The TELUS World of Science will reopen at its new location October 29, 2011.

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