With Easter this weekend, many businesses, facilities and city services around Winnipeg will operate on holiday hours or be closed entirely. Here’s what you need to know to plan accordingly.
Grocery Stores: Most grocery stores will be closed Friday and Sunday. Plan ahead for that Easter dinner!
Malls: Polo Park, Kildonan Place, St. Vital Centre, Garden City, Grant Park, Portage Place, and pretty much any other mall you can imagine will be closed March 30 and April 1.
Liquor Marts: All locations are closed March 30 and April 1.
City of Winnipeg: City of Winnipeg offices will be closed Friday and Monday. Click here for full details on hours of operation over the Easter weekend.
3-1-1 services will continue to run around the clock. Residential garbage collection schedules do not change. The Brady landfill will continued to operate for commercial and residential customers throughout the weekend, however, 4R Winnipeg Depots will be closed Friday and Monday.
All City of Winnipeg recreation centres will be closed March 30 and April 2. There will be normal operating hours for March 31 and April 1.
All City of Winnipeg pools will be closed March 30 except for the Cindy Klassen Recreational Complex, which will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and the Margaret Grant Pool, which will be open 1 p.m. to 5p.m.
All pools will have regular hours of operation on March 31 and April 1.
On April 2, all City of Winnipeg pools will be closed except the Pan Am pool, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the Cindy Klassen Recreational Complex, which will be open 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Libraries: All City of Winnipeg libraries will be closed March 30 and April 1.
On April 2 all libraries will be closed, except Milennium, Charleswood, Henderson, Louis Riel, Pembina Trail and West Kildonan libraries, which will all be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The West End Library will also be open April 2 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Attractions: Most attractions will be open over the weekend including The Assiniboine Park Zoo, The Childrens Museum, and the Museum for Human Rights. However, the Human Rights Museum is closed on Monday.
Winnipeg Transit: Buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Friday, March 30, however, they will keep to their regular weekday schedule on Monday.