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City of Welland Holiday Season Hours

All City Hall Departments will be closed from Wednesday, December 25, 2019, to Wednesday, January 1, 2020, inclusive, and will re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020, at 8:30 a.m.

Welland Transit

Includes WellTrans and TransCab

Welland Transit will provide regular service on all operating days except;
  • Tuesday, December 24: until 7:30pm (last departures from Terminal at 7 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, December 25: No Service
  • Thursday, December 26: No Service
  • Tuesday, December 31: until 7:30pm (last departures from Terminal at 7 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, January 1: No Service

Port Colborne Community bus will provide regular service on all operating days except;

  • Wednesday, December 25: No Service
  • Thursday, December 26: No Service
  • Wednesday, January 1: No Service

Port Colborne Link will provide regular service on all operating days except;

  • Tuesday, December 24: last Welland departure will be at 6 p.m. (6:30 p.m. from PC)
  • Wednesday, December 25: No Service
  • Thursday, December 26: No Service
  • Tuesday, December 31: last Welland departure will be at 6 p.m. (6:30 p.m. from PC)
  • Wednesday, January 1: No Service

Niagara Region Transit will provide regular service on all operating days except;

  • Tuesday, December 24: last Welland departure will be 6 p.m. - arrival in next municipality at 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 25: No Service
  • Thursday, December 26: No Service
  • Tuesday, December 31: last Welland departure will be 6 p.m. - arrival in next municipality at 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 1: No Service

For more information, please visit Niagara Transit website.

Recreation & Culture

Welland Community Wellness Complex

  • Tuesday, December 24: 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, December 25: Closed
  • Thursday, December 26: Closed (Boxing Day)
  • Friday, December 27 - Monday, December30: 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Tuesday, December 31: 4:00pm to 6:00pm (open for the Children’s New Year’s Eve Bash only)
  • Wednesday, January 1: Closed
  • Thursday, January 2: regular service resumes
  • Saturday, December 21: 6:00am to 12:00pm
  • Saturday, December 28: 6:00am to 12:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 25: Closed
  • Thursday, December 26: Closed
  • Wednesday, January 1: Closed

Public Skating

  • Holiday Free Skate – Youth Arena from 1:30pm-3:30pm:
    • Friday, December 27
    • Monday, December 30
    • Thursday, January 2
    • Friday, January 3
  • Regular Public Skating – Youth Arena:
    • Saturday: December 7, December 14, December 21, December 28 and January 4 from 6:30pm-8:30pm;
    • Sunday: December 8, December 15, December 22 and December 29 from 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • New Year’s Eve Glow in the Dark Skate – Main Arena: Tuesday, December 31 from 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • 12 years of age and under must wear a CSA approved helmet and a face cage is recommended; bicycle helmets are not permitted
Welland Civic Square
  • Wednesday, December 25 to Wednesday, January 1: closed
  • Thursday, January 2, 2020: Normal hours resume
  • Payment of bills may still be made by utilizing the drop box located at the easterly front entrance of Civic Square, 60 East Main Street. Parking ticket payments can now be made using Visa or MasterCard through our online service at www.welland.ca (please allow for 2 business days, for your ticket to be processed and added to the online payment system).
  • Public Skating from 9:00am to 10:00pm daily (weather & ice conditions permitting). Please be reminded that the rink at Civic Square is for skating only – no hockey sticks, pucks, or balls are permitted.
Welland Public Works
  • Wednesday, December 25: Closed
  • Thursday, December 26: Closed
  • Wednesday, January 1: Closed
  • Road, Water, Sewer, Facilities and Forestry Services: For information regarding current Public Works activities, including snow plowing and sanding operations, please call the Public Works Information Line at 905-735-1700 Ext. 3637, or sign up for RSS feeds on the City’s website at www.welland.ca to receive automatic updates to the Information Line electronically. In the event of an urgent road, water, sewer, facilities, or forestry problem, please call the City’s 24 hour response line at 905-735-1700, Ext. 3000.