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Holiday season – Schedule for municipal departments

Here is the schedule for your municipal departments during the Holiday season:

Aquatic Centre

The Aquatic Centre will be closed from December 24 to 26 inclusively, and from December 31 to January 2, inclusively.

The following family swim hours have been added:

  • December 27 and 30, and January 3
  • 50 m (six-lane) pool: 2 to 4 p.m.

Bob-Birnie Arena

The Bob-Birnie Arena will be closed December 25 and 31, as well as January 1.

For the public skating and shinny hockey schedule, see the Bob-Birnie Arena page.

Outdoor skating rinks

Whether you’re a skating novice, a seasoned hockey player or a skilled figure skater, make the most of winter at one of our many rinks and ice surfaces. See the Holiday schedule and the Outdoor rinks page for the status of the rinks.


The Central Library and the Valois Branch will be closed December 24, 25 and 26, and from December 31 to January 2 inclusively.

Special activities will be offered during the Holiday season. For details, see page 9 of the Leisure Guide.

Stewart Hall Cultural Centre

The Cultural Centre will be closed from December 24 to 26 inclusively, as well as December 31 and January 1 and 2.

Household waste collection

The household waste collection schedule will be maintained during the Holiday season. Collection will take place on Tuesday, December 24 in Sector A, and Tuesday, December 31 in Sector B.

Christmas tree collection

There will be a special collection for natural Christmas trees on Wednesday, January 8, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. For more information, see the Christmas trees page.

Inspection – Public Security

The Inspection – Public Security Department (IPS) will remain open at all times (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

City Hall, Public Works, Recreation

Administrative departments will be closed from December 24 to January 2 inclusively.


Happy Holidays!