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City of Welland Holiday Hours

All City Hall Departments will be closed from Monday, December 25, 2017, to Monday, January 1, 2018, inclusive, and will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at 8:30 a.m.

Welland Transit

Includes WellTrans, Community Bus, TransCab, Brock Link, Port Colborne Link & Community

  • December 24: Regular Sunday service
  • December 25: No Service
  • December 26: No Service
  • December 31: Regular Sunday service
  • January 1: No Service
  • Brock Link: No Brock Link service provided from Saturday, December 23, 2017 to Monday January 1, 2018 inclusive (Schedule can be viewed at on the Transit web page) Regular service will resume on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Service provided by Welland Transit

No service provided from Saturday, December 23, 2017 to Monday January 1, 2018, inclusive. (Schedule can be viewed at on the Transit web page.) Regular service will resume on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Service provided by Welland Transit

Niagara Region Transit service provided by Welland Transit will operate regular service on Saturday, December 23 and Saturday, December 30, 2017. No service provided on Sunday, December 24; Monday, December 25; Tuesday, December 26 2017; Sunday, December 31, 2017; and Monday, January 1, 2018. For more information, please visit Niagara Transit website. Regular service will resume on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

Recreation & Culture

Welland Community Wellness Complex

  • December 23: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m
  • December 24: Closed
  • December 25: Closed
  • December 26: Closed
  • December 27-30: 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • December 31: 4:00pm to 6:00pm (open for the Children’s New Year’s Eve Bash only)
  • January 1: Closed
  • Regular service will resume on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
  • December 23: 6:00am to 12:00pm
  • December 30: 6:00am to 12:00pm
  • December 25: Closed
  • December 26: Closed
  • January 1: Closed

Public Skating

  • Holiday Free Skate – Youth Arena: from 1:30pm-3:30pm
    • Wed. Dec. 27
    • Thurs. Dec. 28
    • Fri. Dec. 29
    • Tue. Jan. 2
    • Wed. Jan. 3
    • Thur. Jan 4
    • Fri. Jan 5
  • Regular Public Skating – Youth Arena: 6:30pm-8:30pm
    • Sat. Dec. 9
    • Sat. Dec. 16
    • Sat. Dec. 23
    • Sat. Dec. 30
    • Sat. Jan. 6
  • Regular Public Skating – Youth Arena: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
    • Sun. Dec. 3
    • Sun. Dec. 10
    • Sun. Dec. 17
    • Sun. Jan. 7
  • New Year’s Eve Glow in the Dark Skate – Main Arena: Sunday, December 31, 2017 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
  • December 25 to January 1: closed
  • January 2, 2018: 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
  • December 25: Closed
  • December 26: Closed
  • 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.