Family Day Holiday
Saturday, February 16, 2019 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Upcoming Dates:Sunday, February 17, 2019 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Monday, February 18, 2019 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
2760 Cameron Road, West Kelowna, BC V1Z 2T6
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Have a happy Family Day long weekend!
City of West Kelowna administrative offices will be closed and some programs and services will be unavailable Saturday, February 16, Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18 due to the Family Day holiday in British Columbia.
Emergency and essential services such as fire/rescue response, garbage and recycling collection, policing, sewer and water operations and transit will continue; however, buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday, February 18. For more details on program and service schedules throughout the Family Day long weekend, please read on.
A free Family Day Skate sponsored by the BCGEU and a Free Family Day Dance Party sponsored by the Province of British Columbia are also happening this year; please see below under Recreational Programming for more information.
For Family Day staycation and vacation adventures, attractions and events, please go to www.visitwestside.com.
- The following administrative buildings will be closed throughout the Family Day long weekend, including Monday, February 18, 2019:
- City Hall at Mount Boucherie Community Centre, 2760 Cameron Road.
- Engineering, Purchasing and Economic Development satellite offices at Lakeview Village, 879 Anders Road.
- Operations Building (Parks and Cemetery administration) at 3717 Elliott Road.
- Roads and Utilities Building at 2570 Bartley Road.
- West Kelowna Fire Rescue Administration at 2708 Olalla Road.
- Offices will reopen by 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
What Services Are Being Provided?
9-1-1: Fire, First Response and Policing
- For police, fire/rescue and health emergencies, call 9-1-1.
- If your matter is urgent, please call West Kelowna RCMP at 250-768-2880. If the matter is not urgent, please call 778-797-8810 to leave a message; calls will be returned on our next business day.
Drainage, Sewers and Water
- In the event of drainage, sewer and water emergencies, including sewer backups and water main breaks, please call 778-797-1000, dial option 1.
Garbage and Recycling
- Garbage and recycling are being collected as per usual. Please see the Living Greener Calendar for details on whether you are due for garbage collection only or trash and recycling pick up. For hours of operation and accepted materials for the Westside Residential Waste Disposal and Recycling Centre, the Glenmore Landfill and bottle depots and where to take what materials, please visit www.regionaldistrict.com/recycle.
- If you put your bins at the curb at the correct date and time, with the lid closed, and the collection was missed, please call 778-797-8850 to leave a message with our Utility Billing Department; calls will be returned on our next business day.
- Free public skating takes place on Family Day, Monday, February 18 at Royal LePage Place, courtesy of the BC Government Employee and Service Union. The free Parent and Tot Skate takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. and the Family Skate goes from 11:15 am to 12:30 p.m. Limited skates and helmets are available for use, so please bring your own if possible.
- For details on other Parent and Tot, Public Skating and Stick 'n' Puck 'n' Ring schedules at Jim Lind and Royal LePage Place Arenas for the Family Day long weekend, please visit www.westkelownacity.ca/recguide.
- A Free Family Day Dance emceed by DJ Krucial K takes place on Family Day, Monday February 18 at Westbank Lions Community Centre from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., courtesy of the Province of British Columbia.
- Our indoor pool and fitness facility, Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre, is open Saturday, Sunday and Monday, February 16, 17 and 18, from noon to 4 p.m.
- Aquatic and land fitness and yoga classes and swimming lessons are cancelled at JBMAC February 16 through 18.
- Drop-in gym sports and West Kelowna Recreation and Culture fitness classes are cancelled February 16 through 18.
- To make a service request for a street in the City of West Kelowna, excluding Highways 97 and 97C and Westside Road, please contact AEL at 1-866-353-3136.
- For matters related to Highways 97 and 97C and Westside Road, and streets in Westbank First Nation, and the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area please call Argo Road Maintenance at 1-800-663-7623.
- Buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday, February 18.
- For full long weekend transit schedule details, please visit:
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