Holiday season schedule changes, reminders
(Barrie, ON) – The City of Barrie reminds residents of the following schedule changes for Saturday, December 24, 2016, to Monday, January 2, 2017.
Barrie Transit Holiday Schedule
|DATE||SERVICE TYPE SCHEDULE|
|December 24||Regular Service|
|December 25||NO SERVICE|
|December 26||Sunday Service with early 7 a.m. start|
|December 27||Regular Weekday Service|
|December 31||FREE Service from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.|
|January 1||NO SERVICE|
|January 2||Regular Weekday Service|
There will be NO change to garbage, organics, recycling, and yard waste collection during the holidays in Barrie. Collection will occur as usual on Boxing Day (December 26) and will remain on the regular schedule throughout the week. Materials must be curbside by 7 a.m. on your collection day.
The landfill will be closed at 12 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and will reopen on December 28, and January 3. (www.barrie.ca/CurbsideCollection)
City Hall will be closed on December 26, 27 and January 2.
Holiday hours for all Recreation Facilities
OPEN: December 24 & December 31: 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.
CLOSED: December 25, 26 & January 1
For a full schedule of activities, check out the Holiday Drop-In schedules at www.barrie.ca/DropIns.
FREE Holiday Open Skates
|Tuesday, December 27, 1:30 – 3:20 p.m. (sponsored by Tim Hortons)||Holly Community Centre, 171 Mapleton Ave|
|Saturday, December 24, 9:30 – 11:20 a.m. (sponsored by Tim Hortons)
|East Bayfield Community Centre, 80 Livingstone St. E.|
|Saturday, December 31, 9:30 – 11:20 a.m. (sponsored by Boston Pizza)||East Bayfield Community Centre, 80 Livingstone St. E.|
Downtown parking (on-street and lots) is free on all statutory holidays. Waterfront parking is enforced 24/7/365; residents must display their permits and visitors are required to pay $3/hour (daily maximum: $15).
From December 1st through March 31st, on-street parking is not permitted from 3–6am within the Downtown BIA, and on other City streets from 12:01–7am. (www.barrie.ca/parking)
If the weather forecast on New Year’s Eve is suitable (ie. not requiring Winter Control), on-street parking will be permitted for this night only. The decision to not enforce the overnight parking restriction on New Year’s Eve will be made on December 30, and will be communicated on www.barrie.ca/snow, the City’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, an E-bulletin and sent to media.