MONTREAL, Aug. 30, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Many city of Montréal facilities will be open as usual on Labour Day, September 2, while others will operate on a reduced schedule. However, most central city offices, as well as borough and Accès-Montréal offices will be closed. Information on services offered over the Labour Day holiday is available on the city (ville.montreal.qc.ca) and borough Web sites or by calling 311 or 514 872-0311.
Garbage, recycling and bulky item collection
Garbage, recycling and bulky item collections will follow their normal schedules.
Écocentres will be open on their regular schedules. More information on écocentres is available by consulting the Environment section of the city Web site.
Sports and cultural facilities
Arenas, swimming pools, sports centres, libraries and other cultural centres follow varied schedules, according to borough. Please call the facility or check the Web site for information on holiday schedules.
The Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard will be closed, with the exception of the outdoor tennis courts. Information: 514 872-6900.
The Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History at Pointe-à-Callière will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 514 872-9150
Space for life
The Biodôme will be open on its regular schedule from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 868-3000
The Botanical Garden, its exhibition greenhouses and the Mosaïcultures Internationales exhibition will be open as usual; the garden and greenhouses from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Mosaïcultures from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Information: 514 872-1400. Visitors may avoid long line-ups for Mosaïcultures by purchasing their tickets on line at mosaiculturesinternationales.ca/en/tickets.
The Insectarium also will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-1400
More information is available on line at espacepourlavie.ca
The municipal court, 775, rue Gosford, as well as its points of service, will be closed on Labour Day. Information: 514 872-2964.
Public markets will be open as usual from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 514 937-7754.
Bonsecours Market, 350, rue Saint-Paul E., will be open as usual from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Information: 514 872-7730.
Please note that all automatic parking stations remain in operation for the Labour Day holiday and that parking restrictions remain in force.
SOURCE: Ville de Montréal
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