Calgary, AB,

You’re invited behind the scenes for Doors Open YYC 2015

This weekend, Calgarians have a backstage pass to experience 26 City facilities taking part in Doors Open YYC (DOYYC). This is the most sites The City has ever opened up for this free annual event taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27.

DOYYC offers a unique and interactive way for citizens to experience functions of the city they normally wouldn’t be able to see. Watch firefighters use the Jaws of Life, learn how The City monitors traffic and see where our Public Art collection is warehoused.

Organized by the Doors Open Calgary Association, more than forty sites across the city will open their doors for exclusive behind-the-scenes access. Below is a complete list of City of Calgary participating sites.

  • Animal Services Centre
  • Asphalt Plant
  • Calgary Emergency Management Agency – Canada Task Force 2 (two mobile command units)
  • City of Calgary Fleet Services
  • City of Calgary Information Technology
  • City of Calgary Investment Recovery & Surplus Store
  • Cliff Bungalow Mission Arts Centre
  • Fire Station Open Houses: Station 10, 23, 22 and 20.  
  • Glenmore Water Treatment Plant
  • Inglewood Bird Sanctuary & Colonel Walker House
  • Municipal Building Complex & Historic City Hall
  • North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
  • Public Art Collection Warehouse
  • Ralph Klein Park
  • Reader Rock Garden & Union Cemetery
  • Shepard Waste Management Facility
  • Sign Shop – Traffic Operations
  • Southland Leisure Centre
  • Traffic Management Centre
  • Youth Employment Centre

A free shuttle service will be provided between City of Calgary sites at the Municipal complex, Spiller Road, and Manchester Centre. Some tours require pre-registration due to limited space and availability.

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