City of St. Catharines holiday closures

Posted on Tuesday December 22, 2020

Several City facilities will be closed this week for the holidays.

Closures are set to begin on Dec. 24, with several facilities remaining closed after the holiday break as part of the province-wide COVID-19 shutdown.

During the closures, residents can call 905.688.5600 to report problems on City streets and sidewalks; sewer and water issues; or fallen trees. For COVID-19 emergency order enforcement issues during holiday closures, the public can call the Niagara Region's dispatch line at 905.984.3690 or 1.877.552.5579.

Please note this release only addresses holiday closures of City facilities that were already open. Facilities that remain closed as part of the initial COVID-19 response, such as Older Adult Centres and the St. Catharines Enterprise Centre, have not been included. Continue reading for a complete breakdown of holiday closures.

City Hall

Closed Dec. 24, 25, 28, 31 and Jan. 1; City Hall access remains by appointment only when open

St. Catharines Farmers Market

Closed Dec. 24, 26. Reopens for Saturdays only starting Jan. 2.

St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre

Closed Dec. 24 and 25.

The centre will remain closed beginning Dec. 26, as part of the province-wide COVID-19 shutdown.

Victoria Lawn Cemetery Offices

Closed Dec. 25, 28 and Jan. 1

St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre

Closed Dec. 24 and 25.

The museum will remain closed beginning Dec. 26, as part of the province-wide COVID-19 shutdown. Virtual programming will continue.

Community Centres

Closed Dec. 24 and 25.

Community centres will remain closed beginning Dec. 26, as part of the province-wide COVID-19 shutdown.

Arenas (Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Complex, Jack Gatecliff Arena)

Closed Dec. 24 and 25.
Arenas will remain closed beginning Dec. 26, as part of the province-wide COVID-19 shutdown.

St. Catharines Transit

Dec. 24: Last buses at 7:45 p.m.

Dec. 25: No transit service

Dec. 26: Holiday service schedule

Dec. 31: Regular service, extended New Year’s Eve service will not be offered this year to support Public Health direction against non-essential travel.

Jan. 1: No transit service

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