Affected services during the Civic Holiday on August 2

(Barrie, ON) A number of services in Barrie are affected by holiday weekends. The following municipal services will be affected due to the Civic Holiday on Monday, August 2:

Barrie Transit

Barrie Transit will run according to the regular Sunday service schedule on August 2. (barrie.ca/TransitNotices).

Curbside Collection

There will be no garbage, organics, recycling and yard waste collection on August 2 in Barrie. Collection during the week of this holiday will occur one day later for the remainder of the week. Remember: materials must always be curbside by 7 a.m. on your collection day. (barrie.ca/CurbsideCollection) The landfill site is closed every Sunday and Monday.

Recreation Centres

Allandale Recreation Centre, East Bayfield Community Centre and Holly Community Centre will be closed on August 2. Visitbarrie.ca/RecUpdates for more information.

City Hall

Barrie City Hall will be closed on August 2. 

Parking

Barrie residents must display a Resident Parking Pass in order to park for free atspecific waterfront areas. Non-residents are charged $10/hour with a daily max of $50; paid parking is enforced 24/7/365.

Reminder: NO fireworks permitted on Civic Holiday weekend

Fireworks cannot be set off on the Civic Holiday or surrounding days. Fireworks can only be set off on the following (single calendar) days: Victoria Day, Canada Day, New Year's Day, and for the duration of the recognized Lunar New Year and Diwali holidays. (as per the Regulatory Mattersby-law).City Council approved this change to the City's regulatory matters by-law on June 14, 2021.

Visitbarrie.ca/services to confirm the current status of all City services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to follow public health guidelines. 

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Media Contact
Melanie Rumley
Communications Advisor
The City of Barrie
(705) 739-4220
melanie.rumley@barrie.ca