Thursday, June 28, 2012

Canada Day 2012 Holiday Hours for City of Calgary Facilities

This was Canada Day 30 years ago, in 1982.
Photo credit: The City of Calgary, Corporate Records, Archives
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City Administrative Offices All administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 2, 2012 and will reopen on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

Calgary Transit Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on the statutory holiday, Monday, July 2.

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

Residential blue, black and green cart collection Residential collection schedules for blue, black and green carts are not affected by the Canada Day holiday.

Community Recycling Depots Collection at Community Recycling Depots is not affected by the Canada Day holiday.

Landfills All City of Calgary landfills – East Calgary, Spyhill and Shepard – will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Canada Day and the holiday Monday.

Animal Services Centre 2201 Portland Street S.E.

Saturday, June 30: Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, July 1: Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Monday, July 2: Closed Tues., July 3: Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Recreation For more information please visit

Arenas All Arenas are closed.

Athletic Parks All Athletic Parks are closed, except for any advanced bookings.

Aquatics and Fitness Centres All Aquatics and Fitness Centres are open (regular schedule) on Sunday, July 1 and closed for the stat. holiday on Monday, July 2.

Southland Leisure Centre Sunday, July 1 (regular hours) 7:30 – 6 p.m. Open Monday, July 2 (stat. holiday hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Regular admission applies, no bus pass sales.

Village Square Leisure Centre Sunday, July 1 (regular Hours) 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday, July 2 (stat. holiday hours) 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Regular admission applies, no bus pass sales.

Art Centres Wildflower Arts Centre will be closed June 30 – July 2, 2012 for Canada Day weekend.

North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre will be closed June 30 – July 2, 2012 for Canada Day weekend.

City of Calgary Parks

Bowness Park Park open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days/week Miniature train and mini-golf currently closed during park redevelopment.

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary Park hours: sunrise to sunset year-round. The Nature Centre is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. including statutory holidays.

Devonian Gardens Open daily from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Other Facilities

Fort Calgary Sunday, July 1 - Open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Admission: FREE admission for outdoor activities. 50% discount on regular admission to museum galleries.

Join the fun at Fort Calgary on Canada Day! Enjoy a free pancake breakfast (9 - 11 AM), then hop over to the bouncing castles, pony rides, petting zoo and East Village antique car show! Groove to live music from the National Music Centre, while munching on fare from local food trucks for lunch. Admission to the family friendly outdoor activities is FREE, and indoor admission with be half price! A free shuttle will connect you with other great celebrations in the downtown area thanks to the City of Calgary.

Check the Calgary Canada Day website for more information.

It’ll be the best birthday party Canada has seen! See you at Fort Calgary on Canada Day!

Heritage Park Historical Village Open 9:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

Join us for an exciting day packed with activity and a new theme this year – Celebrating Canadian culture from coast to coast. Try your luck by panning for gold, be dazzled by trick roping, marvel at a 3000lb Brahma Steer, build an igloo, indulge in Canadian cuisine, tap your foot to Les Bucheron, watch an official Citizenship Ceremony and so much more!

The first 2012 guests through the gates before 10:30am will be treated to Heritage Park’s famous pancake breakfast served hot off the grill!

Deane House Open for brunch on Canada Day, Sunday, July 1, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Calgary Zoo Gates open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, (Zoo closes at 6 p.m.).

TELUS Spark Open daily 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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