Queen Victoria was born on May 24, 1819. The holiday weekend in May was created to celebrate her birthday, although most Canadians may not realize that.
Here’s a list of what will be open and what will be closed for Victoria Day on Monday: Civic facilities:— City Hall administrative offices will be closed.— The municipal impound lot will not release vehicles.— No payment will be required to park in pay parking areas on Monday, but time restrictions will still apply.— Saskatoon Public Library locations will be closed.— The city landfill will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.— Both compost depots will be open during regular hours.— Waste collection will continue as per the normal schedule.— The Remai Modern gallery will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.— The Saskatoon Civic Conservatory remains closed for renovations. Transit:— Saskatoon Transit will operate on a holiday schedule on Monday.— Access Transit will operate on a holiday schedule on Monday from 8:15 a.m. to 11 p.m.— The Transit Service Customer Service Centre will be closed to walk-in customers, but phone service will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Recreation facilities:— Holiday Park, Silverwood and Wildwood Golf Courses will be open from dawn to dusk.— The Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo will be open during regular hours of operation.— Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Leisure Centre:— Cosmo Civic Centre will be closed.— Harry Bailey Aquatic Centre will be open from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., but fitness classes are cancelled.— Lakewood Civic Centre will be open from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., but childminding and fitness classes are cancelled.— Lawson Civic Centre will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.— Saskatoon Field House will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., but childminding and fitness classes will be cancelled.— Shaw Centre will be open 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., but all childminding and fitness classes will be cancelled.— The Terry Fox Track in the SaskTel Sports Centre will be closed. Malls:— Midtown Plaza will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.— Market Mall will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.— Lawson Heights Mall will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.— The Centre Mall will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other:— Most banks and credit unions will be closed Monday.— The Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning centre will be closed Monday.— SGI offices will be closed Monday.— Saskatoon Public Schools and Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools will be closed on Monday.— No collection or Canada Post mail delivery on Monday.