Thursday, May 15, 2014

Victoria Day 2014 hours of operation for City of Calgary facilities

The City of Calgary is adjusting its hours of operation for services and facilities on Victoria Day, Monday, May 19, 2014.

City Administrative Offices
All administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 19 and will reopen on Tuesday, May 20.

Calgary Transit
Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on Victoria Day, May 19, 2014.

Bridgeland/Memorial Station closed from 8 p.m., on Friday May 16 to May 19
Calgary Transit will be extending the platform at Bridgeland/Memorial Station during the May long weekend. The B202 shuttle bus will connect passengers between City Hall, Bridgeland/Memorial and Barlow/Max Bell Stations. Zoo Station is accessible by CTrain from Barlow/Max Bell station only. There is no shuttle bus stop for Zoo Station.

Route 502 Heritage Park Shuttle
Download printable map.
Heritage Park is celebrating 50 years! Visit Heritage Park's website for more information.
Weekend and Holiday service operates from Saturday, May 17 until Monday, October 13, 2014. Weekday service operates starting Tuesday, May 20 until Friday, August 29, 2014.
All regular fares apply.
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 Victoria Day holiday.

All City of Calgary landfills – East Calgary (3801 - 68 Street SE), Spyhill (11808 69 Street NW) and Shepard (12111 - 68 Street SE) will be open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Victoria Day.

Animal Services Centre
2201 Portland Street SE
Sat. May, 17 & Sun., May 18: Open 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday, May 19: Closed
Tuesday, May 20: Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.​


Aquatics and Fitness Centres
Please note all Aquatics and Fitness Centres will be closed on Monday, May 19 .

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

All Arenas are closed, except for any advanced bookings.

Village Square Leisure Centre
Open Monday, May 19
Hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Southland Leisure Centre
Open Monday, May 19
Hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Art Centres
North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Art Centres will be closed Saturday, May 17 through Monday, May 19. For more information please visit

City of Calgary Parks

Bowness Park
Bowness Park is currently closed for flood recovery and redevelopment. Parks anticipates the partial re-opening of the park this summer.

Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
The sanctuary's trails are currently closed, and will remain closed throughout 2014, due to flood damage. However, the Nature Centre is open, including for school groups, Tuesdays to Fridays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Saturdays from noon - 3:30 p.m. The Nature Centre will be closed on Victoria Day, Monday, May 19, 2014.

Devonian Gardens
Open from noon to 5 p.m.

Other Facilities

Heritage Park
Opening Weekend Summer 2014 (Historical Village)
Saturday May 17, Sunday May 18 and Monday May 19, 2014

Celebrate the long weekend by stepping back in time. The historical village's 50th summer season begins on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride, feast on a fresh cheese bun, experience the thrill of the antique midway or ride on our thundering steam train, as Heritage Park opens for another exciting summer!

Each day of this weekend the first 500 guests who arrive and pay regular gate admission between 9:30am and 10:00am will be treated to a complimentary pancake breakfast, served hot off the grill in the Gunn's Dairy Barn. On Victoria Day, guests can enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea in the Wainwright hotel.We'll also have a brand new playground to enjoy, so come on by and help us kick off our 50th year in Calgary.

Calgary Zoo
Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. (Due to construction, the southwest gate will not reopen until June 15)
Concession and Retail open 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily, dependent on weather
Zoo Grounds close at 6 p.m.

Victoria Day Weekend (May 17 - 19): 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fort Calgary
Mountie Day: May 19
Celebrate the anniversary of the formation of the RCMP with cake and family friendly activities from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. All activities are included with paid admission.

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