Family Day holiday information

Join us for Family Day in the City Monday, Feb. 17 and enjoy the following family-favourite activities.

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Mayor's Free Family Day Skate

Join Mayor Walter Sendzik and City Councillors for an afternoon of free skating and hot chocolate.

  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre
  • 240 St. Paul St. W.

Lace up your skates an have an 'ice time with the family. Other public skating programs, including Preschool Stick and Puck, are available throughout the day for a minimal fee.

Leisure Swims

Jump in the pool and enjoy free leisure swims throughout the day.

Pop Up Play Tent Fun Zone

Enjoy free games, crafts, the Big Blue Blocks and other fun, free family activities.

Museum Tours

Behind-the-Scenes Museum Tour

Take a behind-the-scenes look at the Museum's collections, spaces not normally open to the public.

Toddler I-Spy Tours

Enjoy a fun-filled and fast-paced I-Spy tour through the gallery
intended for three- to six-year-olds, accompanied by an adult.

  • 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.

Black History Month tours
Follow the North Star Exhibition

Hear the dramatic stories of Fugitive Slaves as they arrived
and settled in St. Catharines and celebrate Black History
with a guided visit to this award-winning exhibition.

  • 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.

Holiday closures

The following City of St. Catharines facilities will be closed for Family Day, Monday, February 17:

  • City Hall and administrative offices
  • Enterprise Centre
  • Dunlop Drive, Port Dalhousie and West St. Catharines Older Adult Centres
  • Port Weller and Russell Avenue Community Centre

St. Catharines Transit

St. Catharines Transit will operate on its holiday schedule on Family Day, Monday, February 17.

Transit returns to its regular schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Visit for more information about bus schedules and routes.

Emergency Contacts

Report fallen trees, slippery roads and sidewalks, blocked catch basins and sewer backups to 905.688.5600.

Report power outages to Alectra Utilities at 905.684.8111.

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