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City of Saskatoon holiday hours: civic services & facilities, and schedule changes

For immediate release: December 31, 2018 - 10:52am
CP18-166

The following are the holiday hours and schedule changes for Civic Services and Facilities, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day - Tuesday, December 25, 2018, Wednesday, December 26, 2018, and Tuesday, January 1, 2019, respectively.

City Hall: All Administrative Offices will be CLOSED on December 25 and 26, and on January 1.

Pay Parking Stations will not require payment on December 25 and on January 1. Motorists are still required to park their vehicles within area time limits posted. Please note: Parking payment will be required on Boxing Day, December 26.

The Municipal Impound Lot will not be releasing vehicles to the public December 25, 26, or on January 1.
Saskatoon Public Library (all locations) CLOSED December 25, 26, and January 1.
Saskatoon Landfill will be CLOSED on December 25 and January 1; the Landfill will be OPEN on Boxing Day with regular hours of 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Garbage and Recycling Collections: Please note, there are a number of cart collection schedule changes over the holidays.

  • Garbage (Black Cart): Tuesday, December 25 collections have been moved ahead to Saturday, December 29; New Year’s Day January 1 collections have been moved back to Sunday, December 30.
  • Recycling (Blue Cart): Tuesday, December 25 collections have been moved to Saturday, December 29; New Year’s Day January 1 collections have been moved ahead to Saturday, January 5.
  • This year, there will be no additional holiday garbage collection, post-Christmas; residents, please check your cart collection calendar to ensure you roll out your cart on the correct day.
  • Visit saskatoon.ca/collectioncalendar to view or download your cart collection calendar, sign up for reminders, or to download the Saskatoon Recycle & Waste App.

The Saskatoon Civic Conservatory remains closed during renovations.

Remai Modern
CLOSED December 24, 25; OPEN December 26 and January 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

TRANSIT SERVICES

Saskatoon Transit:

  • Holiday Service on December 25  and January 1
  • Sunday Service on December 26

Access Transit:

  • Holiday Service on December 25, 26, and on January 1
  • Access Transit Trips must be booked in advance as per normal procedures.
  • Customers are reminded that subscriptions do not apply on Statutory Holidays.

Transit Customer Service Center: CLOSED for walk-in customers on December 25 and 26, and on January 1; however phone lines will be available from
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

RECREATION & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo
CLOSED
– December 25
Open December 26 and January 1 with regular hours of operation
(Zoo: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & Park: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Indoor Rinks
ACT Arena

Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24 and December 31
CLOSED – December 25, 26 and January 1

Archibald Arena
Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24 and December 31
CLOSED – December 25, 26 and January 1

Cosmo Arena
Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24 and December 31
CLOSED – December 25, 26 and January 1

Gordie Howe Kinsmen Arena
CLOSED from December 21 to January 2

Lions Arena
CLOSED from December 21 to January 2

Leisure Centres:

Cosmo Civic Centre
Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24 and December 31
CLOSED – December 25, 26 and January 1

Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre
Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24 and December 31
CLOSED – December 25
OPEN December 26 and January 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All fitness classes CANCELLED

Lakewood Civic Centre
Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24
Childminding 8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  All fitness classes CANCELLED
CLOSED
– December 25
Closed at 9:00 p.m. December 31
Childminding 8:30 a.m.  – 11:45 a.m.  All fitness classes CANCELLED
OPEN
December 26 and January 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All childminding, fitness classes and indoor playground CANCELLED

Lawson Civic Centre
Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24 and December 31
CLOSED – December 25
OPEN December 26 and January 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All fitness classes CANCELLED

Saskatoon Field House
Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24 and December 31
CLOSED – December 25
OPEN December 26 and January 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
All childminding and fitness classes CANCELLED
Special Holiday Fitness Class December 26 and January 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Shaw Centre
Closed at 5:00 p.m. – December 24 and December 31
CLOSED – December 25
OPEN December 26 and January 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All childminding and fitness classes CANCELLED

Terry Fox Track (in the SaskTel Sports Centre)
CLOSED – December 25, 26 and January 1

For modified Lane, Public and Parent & Tot Swim times, please visit Drop-in Online at saskatoon.ca/dropinonline
For more information on operating hours and programs, please contact the Leisure Centres or facilities.