During the upcoming holiday season, some Brampton services will either be closed or operate under different schedules.
Most shopping malls have extended hours over the holidays, with shortened hours on Christmas Eve. Bramalea City Centre, Trinity Commons and Shoppers World all open back up on Boxing Day.
Beer & Liquor
Most LCBO and Beer Store locations are operating under extended hours, usually by an hour every day around Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Every store has different hours, so check out lcbo.com and thebeerstore.ca to double check hours at your local store.
Starting Monday, December 24, 2018, at 12 pm to Wednesday, January 2, 2019, residents will not be able to apply in person for marriage licenses, pay parking fines or apply for permits during this time. Several services will continue to operate normally, including Fire and Emergency Services and City of Brampton By-Law Enforcement.
The following service will be offered for the holiday season:
- Monday, December 24, 2018: Reduced weekday service
- Tuesday, December 25, 2018: Sunday/holiday service
- Wednesday, December 26, 2018: Saturday service
- Thursday, December 27, 2018: Reduced weekday service
- Friday, December 28, 2018: Reduced weekday service
- Saturday, December 29, 2018: Saturday service
- Sunday, December 30, 2018: Sunday/holiday service
- Monday, December 31, 2018: Reduced weekday service
Free New Year’s Eve Service on all routes begins at 7 pm plus extended service on some routes.
- Tuesday, January 1, 2019: Sunday/holiday service
- Wednesday, January 2, 2019: Reduced weekday service
- Thursday, January 3, 2019: Reduced weekday service
- Friday, January 4, 2019: Reduced weekday service
- Saturday, January 5, 2019: Saturday service
- Sunday, January 6, 2019: Sunday/holiday service
- School routes (200 series) will resume on January 7
- For route and full schedule information, call 905.874.2999 or visit www.bramptontransit.com.
- For real-time next bus information go to nextride.brampton.ca on your smartphone or another mobile device. For other trip planning tools visit www.triplinx.ca or Google Maps.
All Brampton library branches (Chinguacousy Branch in the Civic Centre, Cyril Clark Branch, Four Corners Branch, Gore Meadows Branch, Mount Pleasant Village Branch, South Fletcher’s Branch and Springdale Branch) will be closed:
- Monday, December 24, 2018
- Tuesday, December 25, 2018
- Wednesday, December 26, 2018
- Monday, December 31, 2018
- Tuesday, January 1, 2019
For more information, call (905) 793-4636 or 311, or visit www.bramptonlibrary.ca.
Outdoor ice skating rinks
Outdoor ice skating rink openings are weather-dependent. Temperatures need to remain below freezing for an extended period in order to make and maintain the ice. As of December 14, Chinguacousy Park Skate Trail, Mount Pleasant Outdoor Skating Rink and Gage Park Outdoor Skating Trail are open for the season.
The City currently operates three free outdoor ice skating rinks: Chinguacousy Park Skate Trail, Mount Pleasant Outdoor Skating Rink and Gage Park Outdoor Skating Trail.
The Gore Meadows Community Centre covered outdoor ice rink is scheduled to open in Winter 2018, weather permitting. Fees apply.
Remember, indoor ice rinks are open in all kinds of weather – drop-in schedules and Learn to Skate lesson information are available at www.brampton.ca/recreation.
More info is available here.
Brampton Animal Services
Brampton Animal Services is in the midst of celebrating 12 Days of Christmas. Join in on the fun and give back to animals in need this holiday season by purchasing an adoption gift certificate, registering for the free microchip clinic or supporting the Helping Orphaned Pets in Emergencies (HOPE) Fund by donating online.