Holiday Season Hours and Parking

The following City of Victoria services will be observing the holiday season 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
Public Works Yard
Tuesday, December 25 - Closed
Wednesday, December 26 - Closed
Tuesday, January 1 - Closed 

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre
Keep active over the holidays with friends and family at the Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre. Our holiday hours of operation are:

Saturday, December 22 - Regular hours
Sunday, December 23 - Regular hours
Monday, December 24 - Closes at 4 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, December 25 - Closed Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 26 - Closed Boxing Day
Monday, December 31 - Closes at 4 p.m. (Last admission at 3:30 p.m.)

Join us at the Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre on New Year's Day (Tuesday, January 1) from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.:

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Family Swim and  Lengths (regular price)
  • 1 – 4 p.m. Everyone Welcome Swim (Free)
  • 1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Drop-in Strength & Conditioning Class (Free)

Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office
The Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office will be closed December 24 - 31, re-opening on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection
Residential kitchen scraps and garbage collection will not occur on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day. View your garbage and kitchen scraps collection schedule.

Saturday Garden Waste Drop-off
The Saturday Garden Waste Drop-off area at the Public Works Yard at 417 Garbally Road will be open from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. on December 22 and December 29. 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 
Parking downtown at on-street meters and at City parkades will be FREE on the following days this holiday season:

  • Sunday, December 23
  • Tuesday, December 25 - Christmas Day
  • Wednesday, December 26 - Boxing Day
  • Sunday, December 30
  • Tuesday, January 1 - News Year's Day

Have a safe and Happy Holiday!