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Adjusted holiday hours & civic services including Christmas Day, Boxing Day, & New Year’s Day

For immediate release: December 17, 2019 - 8:40am
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The City of Saskatoon will have a number of number of adjusted civic services, and altered holiday hours over the holiday season. Wondering what’s open or closed?

City Hall: All Administrative Offices are closed on the following days:

  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day - December 25 & 26:
    City Hall reopens December 27 at 8:00 a.m.
  • New Year’s Day January 1: City Hall reopens January 2 at 8:00 a.m.

Pay Parking Stations: Parking payment is not required on Christmas Day, December 25 and New Year’s Day, January 1.

  • Reminder:  Parking payment is required December 26, Boxing Day.
  • As always, motorists are required to park their vehicles within the posted time limits for the area. This helps to keep parking spots rotating for all, especially for busy shoppers’ on Boxing Day.

Municipal Impound Lot: Vehicles will not be released to the public December 25 & 26, or on January 1.

Saskatoon Public Library: All locations will be closed on December 25 & 26, and January 1.

Saskatoon Landfill: Closed on December 25 and January 1; all other days, regular winter hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Compost Depots: All locations closed for the season; re-opening April 2020

Waste Collections:

  • December 25 Garbage (Black Cart) and Recycling (Blue Cart) collections will take place on Saturday, December 28.
  • January 1 Garbage (Black Cart) and Recycling (Blue Cart) collections will take place on Saturday, January 4.
  • Your Organics (Green Cart) final cart collection is now over for the season; Registration for the 2020 Season begins January 2, 2020. Full details on the Early Bird Rate and more at saskatoon.ca/greencart

Sign up for your pick-up day reminders, get the Saskatoon Recycle & Waste App, or print your own calendar at saskatoon.ca/collectioncalendar

The Saskatoon Civic Conservatory: Remains closed for renovations

Remai Modern:
December 24: Closed at 5:00 p.m.
December 25: Closed
December 26: Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
January 1: Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

TRANSIT SERVICES

Saskatoon Transit:

Saskatoon Transit will operate with Holiday Service on December 25 & 26, & January 1.
Please check the routes and schedules on the website or the real-time mobile app, Transit for details.

The Jingle Bell Express Route will provide free service all day on Boxing Day, December 26.
Search Route 1225 in the Transit App or find the route map on the website.

For more information, please call Transit Customer Service at 306-975-3100

Access Transit:

Will operate with Holiday Service on December 25 & 26 and January 1. Holiday Service hours are 8:15 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Reminder: Access Transit subscriptions do not apply on Statutory Holidays

Wing in the New Year with free regular and Access Transit service all day on New Year’s Eve, December 31 until 3:00 a.m.

Transit Customer Service Center:

Will be closed for walk-in customers on December 25 & 26 and January 1.
Customer Service 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

Indoor Skating Rinks: ACT Arena, Archibald Arena, Lions Arena, Cosmo Arena, Gordie Howe Kinsmen Arena:

December 24: all rinks close at 5:00 p.m.
December 25: all rinks CLOSED
December 26: all rinks CLOSED
December 31: all rinks close at 5:00 p.m.
January 1:      all rinks CLOSED

Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo: Closed on December 25, open January 1. Winter hours:
Zoo: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Park: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Leisure Centres:

Cosmo Civic Centre
December 24: open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
December 25: CLOSED
December 26: CLOSED
December 31: open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
January 1:       CLOSED

Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre
December 24: open 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
December 25: CLOSED
December 26: open 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (fitness classes CANCELLED)
December 31: open 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   (fitness classes CANCELLED)
January 1:       open 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (fitness classes CANCELLED)

Lakewood Civic Centre
December 24: open 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
December 25: CLOSED
December 26: open 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (fitness classes & childminding CANCELLED)
December 31: open 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
January 1:       open 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (fitness classes & childminding CANCELLED)

Lawson Civic Centre
December 24: open 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
December 25: CLOSED
December 26: open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  (fitness classes CANCELLED)
December 31: open 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
January 1:       open 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  (regular scheduled fitness classes CANCELLED)​
*Holiday Aqua Motion 1 Class: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.*
*Holiday Fitness Yoga Class: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.*

Saskatoon Field House
December 24: open 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
December 25: CLOSED
December 26: open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (fitness classes & childminding CANCELLED) *Holiday Zumba class: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.*
December 31: open 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
January 1:   open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (regular fitness classes & childminding CANCELLED) *Holiday Cardio and Sculpt class: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.*

Shaw Centre
December 24: open 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
December 25: CLOSED
December 26: open 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  (fitness classes & childminding CANCELLED)
December 31: open 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.    (fitness classes & childminding CANCELLED)
January 1:       open 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  (fitness classes & childminding 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.