Calgary, AB,

Remembrance Day 2014 hours of operation for City of Calgary facilities

The City of Calgary is adjusting its hours of operation on Remembrance Day: Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Calgary Transit

Calgary Transit will offer a Saturday level of service on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Both Transit Customer Service Centres are closed on Remembrance Day, and the Call Centre is open from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

For more information on fares, schedules and holiday service adjustments, visit, call Teleride at 403-974-4000, or Calgary Transit Customer Service at 403-262-1000.

View a complete listing of Fall Service Revisions.


Visit for facility and program information.

 Aquatic and Fitness Centres

The following aquatics and fitness centres will have Free Swimming from 1-2:30pm and 3-4:30pm (half hour break will be waived if capacity permits) on Tuesday, Nov. 11:

Acadia Aquatic & Fitness Centre

Foothills Aquatic Centre

Inglewood Aquatic Centre

Killarney Aquatic & Recreation Centre

Sir Winston Churchill Aquatic & Recreation Centre

All other aquatics and fitness centres will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11. 
* Glenmore Aquatic Centre remains closed for renovations. 

 Leisure Centres

Southland Leisure Centre

Open Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Village Square Leisure Centre

Open Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Calgary Soccer Centre

​The Calgary Soccer Centre will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 except for any advanced bookings.


​The following arenas will have free skating from 1-2:30pm on Tuesday, Nov. 11th  

Ernie Starr Arena

Frank McCool Arena

Murray Copot Arena

Optimist and George Blundun Arenas

Rose Kohn and Jimmie Condon Arenas

Shouldice Arena

Stew Hendry and Henry Viney Arenas

Stu Peppard Arena 

All other arenas will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 except for any advanced bookings.

Art Centres

The North Mount Pleasant and Wildflower Arts Centres will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Athletic Parks

All Athletic Parks are closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 except for any advanced bookings.

* Please note: all natural grass fields are closed for the season. 


Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre
The Nature Centre is closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, for Remembrance Day. The Nature Centre will resume regular business hours on Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014.

The Sanctuary’s trails will remain closed throughout 2014 due to flood damage.

Devonian Gardens
Devonian Gardens follow the same hours as the CORE Shopping Centre.
Remembrance Day:  Open 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Animal Services Centre
2201 Portland Street SE

Monday to Friday: open 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Remembrance Day 2014: Closed

Click here for photos and information of pets currently available for adoption.

Residential Garbage & Recycling Collection
Residential garbage & recycling collection is not affected on Remembrance Day.

Spyhill, East Calgary and Shepard Landfills are open daily from 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Click here for landfill locations and driving directions.

Administrative Offices
Administrative offices including the Calgary Municipal Building will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014.

Other Facilities

Fort Calgary
Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Calgary Zoo
Gates open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Zoo Grounds close at 6 p.m.
The southwest gate entrance remains closed due to construction.

Heritage Park
Heritage Town Square, Gasoline Alley Museum and the Historical Village are all open on Remembrance Day.
The Historical Village is closed for the winter season.

Open Remembrance Day, Nov. 11, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Last entry 90 minutes prior to close.

The City of Calgary would like to remind Calgarians of the variety of venues that will be hosting Remembrance Day services this year including:

Central Memorial Park
1221 2 Street SW
Ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

Battalion Park
3001 Signal Hill Dr. SW
Service begins at 10 a.m.

Union Cemetery
UPDATE: The Remembrance Day Cemetery Tour has been cancelled due to the recent snowfall.

Parkridge Estates Community Hall
Celebration begins at 1 p.m.
222 Burroughs Circle NE

Field of Crosses  
Memorial Drive, between 3 Street and Centre Street
Remembrance Day ceremony at the flagpole, service begins at 10:45 a.m.

The Military Museums
44520 Crowchild Trail SW
Service begins at 10:45 a.m.
Admission is free.

Jubilee Auditorium
14th Street and 16th Avenue NW
Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
Ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m.
Tickets are free. Assigned seating.

Aerospace Museum
4629 McCall Way NE
Service begins at 10:15 a.m.

Glenbow Museum
130, 9 Avenue SE
Tour beings at 6 p.m.
General tickets are $15.

286 Legion
#5, 1107 - 33 Street NE
Ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

Kensington Legion
1910 Kensington Road NW
Service begins at 10:45 a.m.

Calgary International Airport (YYC)
Airport Pipe Band and Honour Guard will form up at 10:30 a.m. in the Main Terminal, Departures Level (adjacent to Montana’s Cookhouse)