Thursday, October 6, 2011

Thanksgiving 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 Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10, 2011.

City Administrative Offices
All administrative offices are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10, 2011 and will reopen Tuesday, October 11, 2011.

Calgary Transit
Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10, 2011. Regular service will resume on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.

LRT Maintenance:  7 Avenue Closure
Due to a traction power upgrade and overhead wire replacement along 7 Avenue, there will be no CTrain service along 7 Avenue from October 8 – 10, 2011.
Shuttle buses will replace CTrain service to downtown Calgary from SAIT in the northwest, and City Hall Station from the northeast and south.

Waste & Recycling
Residential collection schedules and pickup at community recycling depots are not affected by the Thanksgiving holiday.

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

Animal Services Centre
2201 Portland Street S.E.
Saturday, October 8: Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, October 9: Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 19, 2011: Closed
Tuesday, October 11: Open 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Recreation
For more information please visit calgary.ca/recreation

Arenas
On Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10, 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

All other arenas will be closed.
Visit  www.calgary.ca/arenas  or call 3-1-1 for times and locations.

Athletic Parks
All Athletic Parks are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10, except for Shouldice Artificial Turf Fields and Foothills Athletic Park,  but available for bookings with restrictions. Please call Facility Bookings Office 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
Thanksgiving Day, Monday October 10, 2011: Facility open from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Regular admission applies.
Adult shinny hockey: 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Public Skate: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Village Square Leisure Centre
Thanksgiving Day, Monday October 10, 2011: Facility open from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Adult shinny hockey: 12 - 1:30 p.m.
Public Skate: 12:30 - 2 p.m.

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
-          Foothills
-          Glenmore
-          Inglewood
-          Shouldice
-          Thornhill

All other Aquatics & Fitness Centres will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 11, 2010.

Art Centres
Wildflower Arts Centre and North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre will be closed to the public Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10 and will reopen on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.

City of Calgary Parks
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary 
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Nature Centre will be closed to the public on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10.

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
Gates and Gasoline Alley Museum open at 9:30 a.m.
Village opens at 10 a.m.
Park closes at 5 p.m.

Deane House
Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 10.

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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