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What's open and closed for Family Day

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Some businesses, stores and offices will be closed on Monday for Family Day.

While it’s recognized in Ontario, as well as other Canadian provinces, Family Day is not a federal statutory holiday.

Here’s a roundup of what’s open, what’s closed and what’s changed on Monday.


- All regional administrative offices

- Waste management sites in Cambridge and Waterloo for residential drop-off

- All library locations

- Community Alzheimer Day programs

- Kitchener community centres – Rockway and Williamsburg

- Waterloo community centres – Moses Springer and WMRC Community Pavilion (Adult Recreation Centre)

- Waterloo’s service centre

- Cambridge City Hall

- Waterloo City Hall

- All Beer Store and LCBO locations

- Conestoga Mall

- Cambridge Centre

- Fairview Park Mall

- Some retail locations

- Most grocery stores

- Select banks

- Guelph Sports Dome


- Region of Waterloo International Airport

- Curbside collection of garbage, recycling and green bins not affected

- Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

- Schneider Haus National Historic Site (12 p.m. – 4 p.m.)

- Kitchener community centres:

     Bridgeport 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

     Centreville-Chicopee 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

     Chandler Mowat 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

     Country Hills 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

     Doon Pioneer Park 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for gym bookings

     Downtown 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. for gym and community room bookings

     Forest Heights 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

     Huron 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

     Kingsdale 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (community events from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.)

     Mill Courtland 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

     Stanley Park 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

     Victoria Hills 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

- Waterloo community centres:

     Albert McCormick Community Centre 6 a.m. – 4 p.m.

     Bechtel Park 4:30 p.m.

     RIM Park 4 p.m.

     Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex 7 a.m. – 11:30 p.m. (arenas and tracks are closed)

- Select grocery stores (although hours may be reduced)

- Kitchener Farmers’ Market

- Guelph Civic Museum

- Chicopee Ski Resort

- McDougall Cottage (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.)


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