Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Labour 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 Labour Day, Monday, September 2.

Calgary Transit

Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on Labour Day.

Chinook Station will be open for regular service on Tuesday, September 3. All bus routes that were displaced during the station renovation will return to the bus terminal and the Park and Ride area will be available for Reserved and Free parking.

Service Disruptions:

201 Line (Somerset/Bridlewood to Crowfoot)

Friday, August 30 7 p.m. until end of service

  • CTrains running from Somerset/Bridlewood Station to 39 Avenue Station and from Sunnyside Station to Crowfoot Station. B201 shuttle service will be in place to connect you to the stations that are without CTrain service (every 10 minutes).  

Saturday, August 31 until Monday, September 2 at noon

  • CTrains running from Somerset/Bridlewood Station to City Hall Station and from Sunnyside Station to Crowfoot Station. B201 shuttle service will be in place to connect you to the stations that are without CTrain service (every 10 minutes). 

202 Line (69 Street to Saddletowne)

Friday, August 30 at 7 p.m. until Monday, September 2 at noon

  • CTrains running from Saddletowne Station to City Hall Station and from Downtown West/Kerby Station to 69 Street Station. B202 shuttle service will be in place to connect you to the stations that are without CTrain service (every 10 minutes). 

Bus Detours: Routes 1, 7 and 9

Friday, August 30 until Monday, September 2 at noon

  • Westbound Routes 1 and 9 will detour from 1 Street S.E. to 6 Avenue S.W. to regular routing. 
  • Eastbound Routes 1 and 9 will detour from 7 Avenue S.W. to south on 7 Street S.W., east on 9 Avenue SW to regular routing. 
  • Route 7 will detour east on 8 Avenue S.W., south on 5 Street S.W., east on 9 Avenue, south on 1 Street S.E. to regular routing.  

For more information and schedules, please visit calgarytransit.com  or 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 Labour Day holiday.

Residential blue, black and green cart collection

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

Landfills 

Reminder: City of Calgary landfills are collecting flood materials free of charge until September 2. Regular fees will resume September 3.

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

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

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

Animal Services Centre - 2201 Portland Street S.E.
Saturday, August 31: Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday, September 1:  Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday, September 2:  Closed
Tuesday, September 3:  Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Recreation
For more information please visit calgary.ca/recreation

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

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

Arenas
All Arenas are closed, except for any advanced bookings

Southland Leisure Centre
Southland Leisure Centre is closed on Labour Day.

Village Square Leisure Centre
Open Monday, September 2
Facility hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Regular admission applies.

Art Centres
The North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres will be closed from Saturday, August 31 - Monday September, 2.

City of Calgary Parks

Bowness Park
Due to the recent flood, Bowness Park is CLOSED until further notice. For more information on Parks and Pathways closures visit calgary.ca/parks.

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. Daily guided tours through the flood damaged Sanctuary are available. Schedule a tour here.

Devonian Gardens
Open from noon to 5 p.m.

City Administrative Offices
All administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 2 and will reopen on Tuesday, September 3.

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 Dean House is closed for renovations until Fall 2014.

Calgary Zoo

Due to considerable damage caused by the June 2013 flood The Calgary Zoo is only partially open. Penguin Plunge, Canadian Wilds and Prehistoric Park will be available for viewing.

The zoo is open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Gates close at 4 p.m.

TELUS Spark
Monday, Sept. 2:  Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Regular Admission Applies.

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