• Dec 15, 2021

    Holiday Hours and Services - NEWS RELEASE

    HOLIDAY HOURS AND SERVICES

    The City of Campbell River wishes residents a healthy, happy holiday season, with a note about temporary holiday hours and services.

    Garbage and Recycling Collection

    • Curbside collection dates will not change over the holidays, as the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year statutory holidays fall on weekends this year.
    • As in past years, Emterra will collect an additional container of garbage at no charge from
      Dec. 27 to Dec. 31. Unlimited amounts of recycling will be accepted.
    • Printed paper, paper packaging for dry goods, cartons, paper cups, rigid plastic and aluminum are accepted for curbside recycling.
    • This holiday season, please remember that foil or plastic wrap, styrofoam, ribbons and bows, padded envelopes, electronics, lights, toys and batteries are not accepted for curbside recycling.
    • Find more information at campbellriver.ca/solid-waste or the CR Recycles App

    Christmas Tree Chipping

    Local firefighters will offer Christmas tree chipping on Sunday, Jan. 2, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Bring your tree to the lower Sportsplex parking lot. This service is by donation to support the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund and local charities. Tree chips will be composted. COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed using drive-through drop-off. Thank you to Upland Contracting for donating the bin and trucking services for this event.

    Bus Service

    • No service is available on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.
    • In alignment with provincial public health guidance:
      • The annual Christmas Lights tour is cancelled for this year.
      • Extended bus service on New Year’s Eve will not be offered this year. Dec. 31 bus service will run according to the regular Friday schedule.
      • COVID-19 safety precautions are in place to reduce the risks on buses, including the mandatory use of face coverings.
    • Find more information, including COVID-19 safety measures, at bctransit.com/campbell-river.

    Holiday Facility Closures

    UPDATE: 
    In accordance with the Dec. 21 Provincial Health Order, the City of Campbell River is temporarily closing the Sportsplex weight room and suspending fitness programs from Dec. 23 through Jan. 18.

    For more information, please contact the Sportsplex at 250-923-7911.

    For the most recent province-wide restrictions, visit www.gov.bc.ca/covid19restrictions.

    UPDATE DEC. 23: The Sportsplex weight room will now be open to youth (16 to 21 years). This is in accordance with the current Provincial Health Orders.

    Youth 14 to 15 years who have completed the Independent Youth Weight Training Course may attend the weight room.
    Proof of vaccination is required.  Photo ID is not required for youth 18 and under. The building opens at 8 a.m. weekdays, except Dec. 27, 28, Jan, 2 and 3 - open at 9 a.m. Questions? Please call 250-923-7911.

    Sportsplex

    • Closed at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 31
    • Closed on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1
    • Open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 2, 3


    Community Centre

    • Closed Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 3

    City Hall and Dogwood Operations Centre

    • Closed Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 3

    For urgent service related to parks, roads, water or sewer, please call 250-287-7444.

    Downtown Safety Office

    • Closed at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 24
    • Closed Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 3

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    Contact: Drew Hadfield, Director of Operations                           250-286-5783

    Read the full news release.

Holiday Hours and Services - NEWS RELEASE

by Tanya Gunn | Dec 15, 2021

HOLIDAY HOURS AND SERVICES

The City of Campbell River wishes residents a healthy, happy holiday season, with a note about temporary holiday hours and services.

Garbage and Recycling Collection

  • Curbside collection dates will not change over the holidays, as the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year statutory holidays fall on weekends this year.
  • As in past years, Emterra will collect an additional container of garbage at no charge from
    Dec. 27 to Dec. 31. Unlimited amounts of recycling will be accepted.
  • Printed paper, paper packaging for dry goods, cartons, paper cups, rigid plastic and aluminum are accepted for curbside recycling.
  • This holiday season, please remember that foil or plastic wrap, styrofoam, ribbons and bows, padded envelopes, electronics, lights, toys and batteries are not accepted for curbside recycling.
  • Find more information at campbellriver.ca/solid-waste or the CR Recycles App

Christmas Tree Chipping

Local firefighters will offer Christmas tree chipping on Sunday, Jan. 2, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Bring your tree to the lower Sportsplex parking lot. This service is by donation to support the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund and local charities. Tree chips will be composted. COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed using drive-through drop-off. Thank you to Upland Contracting for donating the bin and trucking services for this event.

Bus Service

  • No service is available on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.
  • In alignment with provincial public health guidance:
    • The annual Christmas Lights tour is cancelled for this year.
    • Extended bus service on New Year’s Eve will not be offered this year. Dec. 31 bus service will run according to the regular Friday schedule.
    • COVID-19 safety precautions are in place to reduce the risks on buses, including the mandatory use of face coverings.
  • Find more information, including COVID-19 safety measures, at bctransit.com/campbell-river.

Holiday Facility Closures

UPDATE: 
In accordance with the Dec. 21 Provincial Health Order, the City of Campbell River is temporarily closing the Sportsplex weight room and suspending fitness programs from Dec. 23 through Jan. 18.

For more information, please contact the Sportsplex at 250-923-7911.

For the most recent province-wide restrictions, visit www.gov.bc.ca/covid19restrictions.

UPDATE DEC. 23: The Sportsplex weight room will now be open to youth (16 to 21 years). This is in accordance with the current Provincial Health Orders.

Youth 14 to 15 years who have completed the Independent Youth Weight Training Course may attend the weight room.
Proof of vaccination is required.  Photo ID is not required for youth 18 and under. The building opens at 8 a.m. weekdays, except Dec. 27, 28, Jan, 2 and 3 - open at 9 a.m. Questions? Please call 250-923-7911.

Sportsplex

  • Closed at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 and 31
  • Closed on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1
  • Open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 2, 3


Community Centre

  • Closed Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 3

City Hall and Dogwood Operations Centre

  • Closed Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 3

For urgent service related to parks, roads, water or sewer, please call 250-287-7444.

Downtown Safety Office

  • Closed at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 24
  • Closed Dec. 27, 28 and Jan. 3

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Contact: Drew Hadfield, Director of Operations                           250-286-5783

Read the full news release.

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