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July 30, 2009

City of Winnipeg August long weekend operating hours - 2009

Released: 10:43 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB - The August long weekend operating hours for civic facilities, and schedules for civic services, are as follows:

City of Winnipeg Offices:

All Civic Offices are closed on Monday, August 3, 2009.

Garbage/Recycling Collection:

No Recycling/Garbage Collection on Monday, August 3, 2009

Single-family Homes
· There will be no recycling or garbage collection on Monday, August 3, 2009. Collection will resume on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 – Day 2 on the five-day cycle.

Multi-family Apartments
· Recycling and garbage collection will continue as normally scheduled.

Hours of operation for the Brady Road Landfill during the holiday weekend:
Saturday, August 1 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 2 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, August 3 5:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Recycling/Garbage Collection Calendar and information on the Brady Road Landfill is at the back of the MTS White Pages Phone Book, and at:

Winnipeg Transit:

Monday, August 3, 2009 Winnipeg Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule.

For more information, call Winnipeg Transit at 311 or visit

Golf Courses:

All Municipal courses are open from dawn to dusk over the long weekend. Call now to book your tee times.

  • John Blumberg 986-3490
  • Kildonan Park 311
  • Windsor Park 311
  • Crescent Drive 311
  • Harbour View 222-2751

Municipal Cemeteries:

The grounds of the three City-owned cemeteries - Brookside Cemetery, St. Vital Cemetery and Transcona Cemetery - are open for visitation throughout the long weekend, from dawn to dusk.


All Libraries are closed Sunday, August 2, 2009 and Monday, August 3, 2009. Regular hours are in effect for the Millennium, St. Boniface, and Sir. William Stephenson branches on Saturday, August 1 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

Assiniboine Park Zoo:

Open 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily.

Assiniboine Park Conservatory:

Open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2009.

Open 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 2, and Monday, August 3.


All indoor pools are closed on Monday, August 3, 2009, except at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex. The pool at the Cindy Klassen Recreation Complex is open from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., on August 3.

Regular hours are in effect for all indoor pools on Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2, 2009.

WEATHER PERMITTING All outdoor pools will be open. Hours vary; however, most outdoor pools are open 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Wading Pools:

WEATHER PERMITTING, the following 17 wading pools will be open on Monday, August 3, 2009: Amherst Park, Brock Cordova Park, Central Park, Dakota Water Park, Elmwood Park, J.H. Bruns Park, John M. King, Home Playground, Keenleyside Park, Kildonan Park, McKittrick Park, Norquay Community Club, Northwood Community Club, Pascoe Park, Pirates Park, Vimy Ridge Park, and Westdale Wading Pool. Hours vary; however, most wading pools are open from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wading pools will be open at their regularly scheduled times on Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2, 2009.

For schedule information, please call 311.The Wading Pool Guide is available at all pools, recreation facilities, libraries, and online at

Spray Pads:

Five unsupervised spray pads are open over the long weekend, at the following locations: Fort Rouge Park, Lindenwoods Community Centre, Provencher Park, River Heights Community Centre, and St. Norbert Community Centre. Hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Leisure Centres:

All Leisure Centres are closed on Monday, August 3, 2009. Regular hours are in effect on Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2, 2009.

For further information, please call 311, or see the Leisure Centre schedules in the Leisure Guide on-line, at

Animal Services Agency:

The Animal Services Agency is closed, Monday, August 3, 2009. Animal Services will be open for normal weekend operating hours on Saturday, August 1, and Sunday, August 2, 2009. (12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.)

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