Victoria Day Holiday Hours and Parking

City of Victoria facilities will be observing the holiday schedule below for Victoria Day. Police, fire and those who provide emergency streets and utility services are available 24/7.

Closed for Victoria Day - Monday, May 24

City Hall
Beacon Hill Park Maintenance Yard
Public Works Yard
Victoria Conference Centre and Administration Office

Crystal Pool and Fitness Centre

Saturday, May 22  – open regular hours (8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.) with reservation
Sunday, May 23 – open regular hours (8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m.) with reservation
Monday, May 24 – closed 

Individual fitness for adults and one-on-one activities such as personal training are available. We are also offering select classes online and outside at Royal Athletic Park. To learn more and to register, visit

There is no change to child and youth programs, and individual swim and fitness sessions are still available. Thank you for staying home if you feel sick and we appreciate all you are doing to stay safe while you stay active.

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage Collection

Kitchen Scraps and Garbage collection will not occur on Monday, May 24. View your Kitchen Scraps and Garbage collection schedule

Saturday Garden Waste Drop-Off

City of Victoria residents can drop off their garden waste, year-round at the Public Works Yard at 417 Garbally Road, Saturdays from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. The garden waste drop-off will be open on Saturday, May 22. Please bring a City of Victoria utility bill or a driver's licence which shows residence at a property that has Kitchen Scraps and Garbage service. This service is not for commercial use. For more information, call 250.361.0400 or click here.

Emergency Streets and Utilities Services

Emergency streets and utility services are not affected by the holiday and can be contacted day or night at 250.361.0400.


Parking downtown at City parkades and at on-street meters will be free on Monday, May 24 for Victoria Day. Pay parking at on-street meters is in effect daily from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. except for statutory holidays. Pay parking is in effect 24/7 at the City's surface parking lots. Learn more.