City Services: Labour Day 2017

We're adjusting our hours of operation for Labour Day on Monday, Sept. 4. Here's a list of what you need to know:

Getting around

Calgary Transit
Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on Labour Day. For more information on fares, schedules and fall service changes, please visit or follow us on Twitter @calgarytransit.

On Labour Day, on-street parking is free and holiday rates will be in effect at select Calgary Parking Authority surface lots and parkades.

Special event road closures and construction
Various roads will be closed to accommodate celebrations like the Pride Parade over the long weekend. Please visit our special event road closures page for updates to help avoid delays.

Things to do

Catch a wave at Village Square Leisure Centre
Village Square Leisure Centre will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 4. Regular admission applies.

Enjoy a free family swim
Both Canyon Meadow Aquatic & Fitness Centre and Sir Winston Churchill Aquatic & Recreation Centre have free swims from 1-2:30 p.m. and 3-4:30 p.m. on Monday September 4.

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

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. As we head into fall, you can see if your local spray park is sit

Community events
Looking for fun, family friendly activities to enjoy over the long weekend? Cheer on the Stamps at the Labour Day Classic, attend a Pride Week event or sample some Filipino food at Fiesta Filipino YYC in Olympic Plaza. Click here for a complete listing of the community events happening in and around our city this weekend.

Around the house

City landfillsIf you’re heading to the landfill, be sure to check out the updated landfill hours and locations on The Spyhill landfill is open this Saturday, and the East Calgary landfill will be open Saturday, Sunday and Labour Day Monday.

Community cleanups
Events continue throughout the month of September. View the community cleanup schedule to find out when crews will be in your neighbourhood.

Staying safe

Fire safety
Due to extremely dry ground conditions and hot weather, a fire ban is now in effect for Calgary. This fire ban prohibits the use of fire pits, recreational campfires, outdoor fire places and other open flame devices that burn solid fuels like wood or briquettes. Devices that use propane and natural gas can still be used. Visit for more information.

Back to school safety
The Calgary Police Service has put together some helpful tips for parents and kids to help ensure the school year is both safe and educational for everyone.

Playground zones
As students start returning to school, traffic gets a little heavier on our streets, sidewalks, bikeways and pathways. Remember to take extra caution and reduce speed when driving near playgrounds or schools. Playground zones are in effect 7:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. every day of the year.

Facility closures

The following City facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017: