What's open and closed at the city of Montréal for the Saint-Jean-Baptiste holiday

    MONTREAL, June 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Many city of Montréal facilities and
attractions will remain open on Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day while others will be
closed or operate on reduced schedules.
    Most city offices are closed Tuesday, June 24, 2008 as are borough
offices, service points and Accès Montréal counters. Residents may consult
borough Web sites at: ville.montreal.qc.ca.

    Garbage and recycling

    Garbage and recycling schedules vary by borough. Residents may consult
their local weeklies or contact local service points for information on
changes to pick-up times and dates.

    Sports and cultural facilities

    Schedules for arenas, indoor and outdoor pools, sports, cultural and
community centres, libraries and houses of culture vary by borough. Residents
should contact these facilities or call 311 to check on dates and times.

    Science centres

    The Biodôme (4777, avenue Pierre De Coubertin) will be open from 9 a.m.
    to 6 p.m. Information: 514 868-3000.

    The Planetarium (1000, rue Saint-Jacques) will be open from 9:30 a.m. to
    5 p.m. Information on shows and activities is available at
    www.planetarium.montreal.qc.ca Information: 514 872-4530.

    The Botanical Garden and Insectarium (4101, rue Sherbrooke Est and
    4581, rue Sherbrooke Est) will be open Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Information: 514 872-1400.

    For further information log on to ville.montreal.qc.ca or

    Other facilities and attractions

    The municipal court, 775, rue Gosford, its local courts and service
    counter at 303, Notre-Dame Est will be closed on June 24.
    Information: 514 872-2964.

    Public markets will remain open on their regular schedule, 8 a.m. to
    5 p.m. Information: 514 937-7754.

    Bonsecours Market (350, rue Saint-Paul Est) will be open 10 a.m. to
    6 p.m. Information: 514 872-7730.

    The Museum of Archaeology and History, Pointe-à-Callière, will be open
    from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-9150.

    The Claude Robillard sports complex will be closed to the public.
    Information: 514 872-6900.


    Ecocentre Acadie (1200, boul. Henri-Bourassa Ouest) will be open 8 a.m.
    to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-1376.

    Ecocentre de la Côte-des-Neiges (6925, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges) will
    be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-3517.

    Ecocentre Eadie (1868, rue Cabot) will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Information: 514 872-8359.

    Ecocentre Petite-Patrie (1100, rue des Carrières) will be open 8 a.m. to
    6 p.m. Information: 514 872-7706.

    Ecocentre de Rivière-des-Prairies (11400, rue Léopold-Christin) will be
    open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 868-4277.

    Ecocentre de Saint-Michel (2475, rue des Regrattiers) will be open from
    8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-3267.

    Please note that écocentres do not accept material after 5:45 p.m.


    Parking meters continue to operate on Tuesday, June 24 and parking
restrictions must be obeyed at all times.

For further information:

For further information: Relations avec les médias, (514) 872-4946

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