Thursday, August 1, 2013

Heritage Day 2013 Holiday Hours of Operation for City of Calgary Facilities

The City of Calgary is adjusting its hours of operation for services and facilities on Heritage Day, Monday, August 5, 2013.

City Administrative Offices

All administrative offices will be closed on Monday, August 5 and will reopen on Tuesday, August 6.

Calgary Transit

Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on Heritage Day, August 5, 2013.

Between Saturday, August 3 and Monday, August 5, Calgary Transit will be conducting maintenance work at Marlborough Station. During this weekend, Marlborough Station will be closed and the 202 Blue CTrain line will service from Saddletowne to/from Rundle Station and from Franklin to/from 69th Street Station. A shuttle bus will connect you between Whitehorn and Franklin Station with stops at Rundle and Marlborough Stations.

Starting 8:00 pm Friday, 2013 August 2 to Monday, August 5 (end of service), Routes 23, 45, 49, 51 and 57 will be detoured due to southbound 36 Street NE closure (between 8 Avenue NE and 5 Avenue NE) to facilitate CTrain platform construction work.

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

Community Recycling Depots

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

Residential blue, black and green cart collection

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

Reminder: City of Calgary landfills are collecting flood materials free of charge until September 3.

East Calgary Landfill (3801 - 68 Street S.E.)
Heritage Day: Open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Spyhill Landfill (11808 69 Street N.W.)
Heritage Day: Open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Shepard Landfill (12111 - 68 Street S.E.)
Heritage Day: Open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Animal Services Centre - 2201 Portland Street S.E.
Saturday, August 3: Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, August 4:  Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday, August 5:  Closed
Tuesday, August 6:  Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


For more information please visit

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

Aquatics and Fitness Centres
All Aquatics and Fitness Centres are closed on Heritage Day.

Southland Leisure Centre
Open Monday, August 5
Facility hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Regular admission applies.

Village Square Leisure Centre
Open Monday, August 5
Facility hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Regular admission applies.

Art Centres
The North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres will be closed on Heritage Day.

City of Calgary Parks

Bowness Park 
Due to the recent flood, Bowness Park is closed until further notice.For more information on Parks and pathway closures visit

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
The Santuary is closed until further notice due to flood damage. The Nature Centre is open regular hours, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Devonian Gardens
Open from noon to 5 p.m.

Other Facilities

Fort Calgary
Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Heritage Park

Gasoline Alley Museum and Historical Village: open daily 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Haskayne Mercantile Block: Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Railway CafĂ©: Open 9:00 a.m.  – 5:30 p.m.
Park Lane Portrait Studio: Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Selkirk Grille: Open 11:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily for lunch. Tuesday – Sunday from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. for dinner. Reservations recommended.

Deane House
 The Deane House will be closed on Heritage Day.

Calgary Zoo
After repairs needed after extensive damage caused by flooding  the Calgary Zoo partially re-opened on July 31. The zoo is open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Gates close at 4 p.m.

Monday, August 5:  Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Regular Admission Applies.

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