Canada Day Weekend Hours: What’s Open and Closed in Winnipeg

Canada Day Weekend Hours: What’s Open and Closed in Winnipeg

Canada Day
People take part in the living flag on the lawn of the Legislature to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday in Victoria, B.C., on July 1, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

WINNIPEG — Canada Day brings with it several holiday closures, including many on the following Monday, July 2.

Here’s a list of what’s open, closed or operating on a reduced schedule in Winnipeg this weekend.

Shopping Centres

  • Outlet Collection Winnipeg — Open Canada Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed July 2
  • Kildonan Place — Open Canada Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed July 2
  • Grant Park — Open Canada Day from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., closed July 2
  • St. Vital Centre — Open Canada Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed July 2
  • Cadillac Fairview Polo Park — Open Canada Day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed July 2

Manitoba Liquor Marts

Most Liquor Mart locations will be open Canada Day and July 2 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For individual store hours, visit LiquorMarts.ca/hours.

Civic Offices

All civic offices are closed on Monday, July 2, 2018 for Canada Day.

Recycling/Garbage Collection

Recycling, garbage and yard waste will be collected as normally scheduled on the Canada Day holiday for those with Monday as their collection day.

Brady Road Landfill (commercial customers only)

  • Saturday, June 30 — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 1 — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, July 2 — 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Winnipeg Transit

On Sunday, July 1, Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule.

Special Canada Day service includes:

Free Canada Day shuttle will operate between The Forks and Osborne Village from noon until 12 a.m.

Extra service on Portage Avenue buses will be operating between The Forks and Assiniboine Park from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Regular transit fares apply.
On Monday, July 2, Winnipeg Transit will operate on a modified weekday schedule. Super-Express routes will not be running. Those routes include:

  • 25 Ness Super Express
  • 34 McPhillips Super Express
  • 35 Maples Super Express
  • 36 Northwest Super Express
  • 137 Richmond Super Express
  • 161 University Super Express

Leisure Centres

The Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, St. James Civic Centre, Freight House, Mayfair Recreation Centre, Peguis Trail Health & Fitness Centre, Turtle Island Neighbourhood Centre and Sergeant Tommy Prince Place will be closed on Sunday, July 1 and will be open on Monday, July 2. Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre will be open for the Wading Pool only on July 2.

All other Leisure Centres will be closed on Monday, July 2. Regular hours of operation resume on Tuesday, July 3.

Indoor Pools

All City of Winnipeg indoor swimming pools will be closed on Sunday, July 1.

Outdoor Pools

Weather permitting, all City of Winnipeg outdoor pools will be open Sunday, July 1. Operating hours vary by pool.

Wading Pools

Weather permitting; the following 8 wading pools will be open on Sunday, July 1:

  • Central Park
  • Dakota Park
  • Machray Park
  • Shaughnessy Park
  • Sturgeon Heights CC
  • Vimy Ridge Memorial Park
  • West Kildonan Memorial CC
  • Westdale

The remaining locations will open Monday, July 2, according to their operating schedules. Operating hours vary by wading pool; however, most are open from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Spray Pads

Spray pads will be open on Sunday, July 1 and include these locations.

Library Services

All Winnipeg Public Libraries will be closed on Sunday, July 1 and Monday, July 2.

Animal Services Agency

The Animal Services Agency will be closed on Sunday, July 1. It will be open with reduced hours (12 p.m. to 5 p.m.) on Monday, July 2, 2018.

Cemeteries

Cemetery grounds at Brookside, St. Vital, and Transcona Cemeteries will be open from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. during the Canada Day long weekend, including July 1.

Cemetery offices will be closed on Monday, July 2.

Winnipeg Parking Authority

  • Saturday, June 30 — Closed
  • Sunday, July 1 — Closed
  • Monday, July 2 — Closed
  • Tuesday, July 3 — Regular hours – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Golf Courses

All Municipal Golf Courses will be open every day during the Canada Day long weekend from dawn until dusk, 6 a.m. to sundown.

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