Holiday Hours and Parking

The following City of Victoria services will be observing the holiday hours listed below. Police, Fire, and emergency streets and utility services are not affected by the holidays and can be contacted 24/7.

City Hall
Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard
Monday, December 26 - Closed
Tuesday, December 27 - Closed
Monday, January 2 - Closed 

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre Holiday Schedule
Check out the Holiday Schedule of activities offered from December 19, 2016 to January 2, 2017 at the Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre. Extra Everyone Welcome Swims, Fun Holiday Skates, and fitness programs are just some of the opportunities to keep active and spend some time with family and friends over the holidays. Please see the hours of operation below.

Saturday, December 24 – Closes at 4 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
Sunday, December 25 – Closed
Monday, December 26 – Closed
Tuesday, December 27 to Friday, December 30 – Regular hours
Saturday, December 31 – Closes at 4 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
Sunday, January 1 – Open 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; FREE Everyone Welcome Swim 1-4pm
Monday, January 2 – Regular hours

Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office
The Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office will be closed Monday, December 26, 2016, re-opening on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection

Residential kitchen scraps and garbage collection will not occur on Monday, December 26 and Tuesday, December 27, 2016, and Monday, January 2, 2017. View your garbage and kitchen scraps collection schedule.

Garden Waste Drop-off
The Garden Waste Drop-off area at the Public Works Yard at 417 Garbally Road will be closed on Christmas Eve (Saturday, December 24, 2016) but will be open on New Year’s Eve (Saturday, December 31, 2016) from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. 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 holidays and can be contacted day or night at 250.361.0400.

Parking Downtown
Parking downtown at City parkades and on-street parking will be free on Christmas and Boxing Day (Sunday, December 25 and Monday December 26).  City parkades will be free on Tuesday, December 27. Both City parkades and on-street parking will be free on New Year’s Day (Sunday, January 1) and Monday January 2, 2017. Please note that 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!