What's open and closed in Windsor on the Aug. 2 civic holiday

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Transit Windsor will operate on a holiday schedule Aug 2.  (Dale Molnar/CBC - image credit)
Transit Windsor will operate on a holiday schedule Aug 2. (Dale Molnar/CBC - image credit)

The second-last long weekend of the summer is upon us.

Here's a look at what will be closed for the Aug. 2 civic holiday, and what will remain open.

What's open

  • Tecumseh Mall (12 p.m. to 5 p.m.) and Devonshire Mall (11 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

  • The vaccination centre at Devonshire Mall.

  • The COVID-19 assessment centres at Windsor Regional Hospital and Erie Shores HealthCare.

  • The 211 line, which provides information about services, will be available.

  • Transit Windsor buses are operating on a Sunday/holiday schedule.

  • Lakeview Park Marina.

  • The city's outdoor pools are open by reservation only.

  • Municipal spray pads (excluding Remington Booster).

  • The day program for people experiencing homelessness (located at Windsor Water World, 400 Wyandotte St. E.) will be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Sandpoint Beach is open but deemed unsafe for swimming, due to high bacteria levels. All beaches in Windsor-Essex are open, though five have swim warnings.

What's closed

  • Government offices and most non-emergency government services.

  • Windsor Public Library branches.

  • All indoor recreational facilities and arenas.

  • The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit office is closed, and the health unit's COVID-19 update for Monday will be released Tuesday.

  • The 311 customer contact centre is closed, but 311 service is available online and through the Windsor 311 app.

  • There is no residential waste collection but service will go ahead the following day. The Public Drop-Off and Household Chemical Waste Depots are closed.

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