Calgary, AB,

City of Calgary Services: Heritage Day 2016

We're adjusting our hours of operation for Heritage Day on Monday, August 1. Here's a complete list of what you need to know.

Getting Around:

Calgary Transit
Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on Heritage Day, Monday, August 1. Please check the schedules page to find out when your bus is running.

CTrain distruption
Over the Heritage Day long weekend, the Red Line will be closed at University and Banff Trail stations for maintenance work. Shuttle buses will replace CTrain service between Brentwood and Lions Park stations. The closure starts Saturday, July 30 and continues to the end of day on Monday, August 1.

For more information on fares, schedules and service changes visit, subscribe to our Email Alerts or follow us on Twitter @calgarytransit.

On-street parking is free and Holiday rates will be in effect at select Calgary Parking Authority surface lots and parkades on Heritage Day (Aug. 1).

Notice: Paid parking will be extended to 7 a.m. Monday to Friday in three pricing areas downtown starting August 1. Paid parking will still begin at 9 a.m. on Saturdays in all pricing areas. Visit the on-street parking rates page for additional information and a map of the new pricing areas.

Road Construction & Paving
Our annual summer construction and paving projects are underway. Check out our online tool to find out when Roads crews will be in your community. For information on road closures and detours visit, or to find out more about long term construction projects visit

Things to do:

Make moving more a personal goal, a family activity or a community challenge with these fun and active ideas.

Catch a wave at one of our water parks
Both Southland and Village Square Leisure Centres are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1. Regular admission applies.

Enjoy a round of golf
Visit to book a tee time, print score cards and learn more about special offers at our eight municipal courses located throughout the city.

Beat the heat at a wading pool, spray park or outdoor pool
Visit one of our many wading pools, spray parks and outdoor pools around the city.

Around the house:

Home improvement hub
Browse popular projects and get all the information you need to complete your home renovation projects.

Community cleanups
Over 100 community cleanups are taking place from now through September. View the community cleanup schedule for events in your neighbourhood.

Staying safe:

Construction zone safety
Learn about the importance of driving safely through construction zones.

Water safety
Calgary’s rivers, lakes and waterways can be a fun and refreshing way to spend a hot summer day, but keep in mind, where there’s water, there is risk. Stay safe with the water safety tips.

In the community:

Looking for some fun, family-friendly activities to enjoy over the long weekend? See the best of blues at the Calgary International Blues Festival July 28-31, check out Inglewood Sunfest this Saturday with over 200 vendors, live music and more, or enjoy one of the many activities taking place on Heritage Day, Monday Aug. 1:

  • Take a step back in time at Heritage Park with an interactive history-filled day. The first 500 guests in Gunn’s Dairy barn before 11 a.m. get a free pancake breakfast!
  • Head to Fort Calgary for crafts, music, stories and other family-friendly activities.
  • Celebrate Heritage Day at the 39th annual Heritage Day Festival in Olympic Plaza with multicultural performances, ethnic foods and unique handicrafts.

Click here for a complete listing of community events happening in and around our city over the Heritage Day long weekend.

Facility Closures

The following facilities will be closed on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016: