City Services: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2021

We're adjusting our hours of operation for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021.

Getting around

​Calgary Transit 

Transit service will run as usual on Sept. 30, except for school bus routes, which will be suspended for the day. Customer service centres will remain open. For more information on fares, schedules and service changes, please visit

Payment is not required for on-street ParkPlus zones and holiday rates will be in effect in select CPA surface lots and parkades. Regular rates will be in effect at Calgary Zoo, TELUS Spark and Heritage Park. Our Impound Lot will also be closed.

Things to do

Citizens are invited to join online Indigenous Elders, community leaders, and all Calgarians committed to the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children at for this important event. The livestream will begin at 12 p.m.

The Orange Shirt Day ceremony is one of the ways The City of Calgary is recognizing the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Orange ribbon decals will be applied to all City vehicles to show solidarity with our Indigenous neighbours, friends, co-workers and family. For more information on Orange Shirt Day and other ways to observe the National day for Truth and Reconciliation visit

Around the house

Landfill hours 

Landfill hours and locations are available on Hours for this day are as follows:



East Calgary


Thursday, Sept 30


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Facility hours and closures

On Sept. 30, Calgary Recreation will have modified hours of operation in observation of the Government of Canada’s National Day for Truth & Reconciliation.

The following are open on Sept. 30:

  • Southland Leisure Centre (weight room 7 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., aquatics 1:30 – 9:00 p.m.)
  • Village Square Leisure Centre (weight room 7 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., aquatics 1:30 – 9:00 p.m.)
  • Golf courses; book your time at
  • Bookings at arenas, athletic parks and the Calgary Soccer Centre
  • Glenmore Sailing School rentals

The following are closed on Sept. 30:

  • All aquatic and fitness centres (except Village Square Leisure Centre and Southland Leisure Centre)
  • North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres

For hours of operation visit