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Some city facilities close on Canada Day

Posted on Wednesday June 21, 2017

KITCHENER – Kitchener’s Canada Day celebration kicks off on Saturday, July 1 at 5 p.m. The event features headliners James Barker Band, with other performances by Vanessa Marie Carter, Jesse T and Rivertown Saints. And a special expanded fireworks show celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary begins at 10:15 p.m.

Offices at Kitchener City Hall will be closed on Monday, July 3, but the building opens at 9 a.m. Services normally offered by staff at city hall will be available again on Tuesday, July 4 at 8:30 a.m.

Please abide by local regulations on lighting fireworks. Under the City of Kitchener Municipal Code, fireworks are permitted June 30, July 1 and 2. For more information on fireworks safety, visit www.kitchener.ca/fireworkssafety.

FACILITY CLOSURES

POOLS

All outdoor pools are open on Canada Day. Special swims are as follows:

  • Wilson Pool: public swims are 2-4:30 & 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Harry Class Pool: family swims – Noon to 1:30 p.m.; 5-7:30 p.m.; public swims – 2-4:30 p.m.
  • Idlewood Pool: family/lane swims – 12:30-2 p.m.; public swims – 2-4:30 p.m. and 5-7:30 p.m.

All indoor pools are closed on July 1, including Breithaupt Centre.  Kiwanis Park pool is closed because of construction.

KITCHENER MARKET

The market will be open on Saturday, July 1 at 7 a.m. for regular market day, and closed as usual on Monday, July 3.

KITCHENER PUBLIC LIBRARY

All Kitchener Public Library locations will be closed on Saturday, July 1. They will reopen again on Monday, July 3.

COMMUNITY CENTRES

All community centres are closed on Canada Day.

THE AUD and ARENAS

All arena facilities are closed on July 1, including the walking track at Activa Sportsplex and the administrative office and box office at The Aud.

BUDD PARK

Budd Park indoor field will be closed on Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3.

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For more information:

Lori-Ann Livingston

Communications and marketing associate

City of Kitchener

519-741-2200 x7383 | TTY 1-866-969-9994 | loriann.livingston@kitchener.ca