Family Day in the City of London: what's open and closed

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Monday is Family Day across Ontario and while several places are closed for the holiday there is still a lot to do in our city.

South London Community Centre is offering a free open gym from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

From a free pancake breakfast to drop-in pickleball, Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

The North London Optimist Centre is open for roller skating from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Skate rentals are available.

If you prefer ice skating, Victoria Park is offering free outdoor skating from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. as well as the Rotary Rink at Covent Garden Market from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Canada Games Aquatic Centre will be open from 3:00 p.m. with their regular programs.

Springwater Conservation Area in St. Thomas will teach you all you need to know about snowshoeing rom 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

According to the City of London, there are also a few closures worth mentioning:

  • City Hall, 300 Dufferin Avenue
  • City of London offices at 355 Wellington Street, 2nd floor (Citi Plaza)
  • Environmental and Parks Planning, 267 Dundas Street
  • Housing Access Centre, 379 Dundas Street, Suite 116
  • Planning Division, 204/206 Dundas Street
  • Courts Administration, Provincial Offences Office, 824 Dundas Street
  • Boyle Memorial Community Centre
  • Byron Optimist Community Centre
  • Hamilton Road Seniors’ Centre & Community Centre
  • Kinsmen Recreation Centre (arena is open, community centre is closed)
  • Kiwanis Seniors’ Community Centre
  • Springbank Gardens Community Centre
  • Stronach Community Recreation Centre (arena is open, community centre is closed)

Please note some of these events are weather permitting. Contact them for more information.