Holiday Hours and Parking

All City of Victoria facilities, except for Police, Fire and those who provide emergency streets and utility services, will be closed on Wednesday, December 25 and Thursday, December 26, 2013 and on Wednesday, January 1, 2014.

The following City of Victoria services will be observing the holiday hours listed below:

City Hall
Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard
Public Works Yard
Tuesday, December 24 – Closed at 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 25 – Closed
Thursday, December 26 - Closed
Wednesday, January 1 - Closed 

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre
Tuesday, December 24 – Closed at 4 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, December 25 – Closed
Thursday, December 26 – Closed
Tuesday, December 31 – Closed at 4 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, January 1 – Closed
View the Holiday Drop-in Schedule at the Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre.

Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office
The Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office will be closed from Tuesday, December 24, 2013 to Wednesday, January 1, 2014, re-opening on Thursday, January 2.

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection
Residential kitchen scraps and garbage collection will not occur on Wednesday, December 25 and Thursday, December 26, 2013, or on Wednesday, January 1, 2014. You can look up your garbage and kitchen scraps collection schedule online.

Garden Waste Drop-off
The Garden Waste Drop-off at the Public Works Yard at 417 Garbally Road will be open from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 21 and 28, 2013. Please note that garbage is no longer accepted at the Public Works Yard.

Emergency Streets and Utilities Services
Emergency streets and utility services are not affected by the holiday and can be contacted day or night at 250.385.5711.

Parking Downtown
Parking downtown at on-street meters and at City parkades will be free on Wednesday, December 25, Thursday, December 26, Sunday, December 29, 2013 as well as on Wednesday, January 1 and Sunday, January 5, 2014. Pay parking is in effect 24/7 at the City's surface parking lots.

The City of Victoria wishes everyone a safe and Happy Holiday!