Here's a look at what's closed in Ottawa and elsewhere in the region through the 2016 Easter weekend.

Friday, March 25

City services

  • Ottawa City Hall and the city's seven client services centres are closed, as is the city's Provincial Offences Court.
  • The city's 311 contact centre will be open for urgent matters.
  • There will be no green bin, recycling, garbage or bulky item collection. Pickups that were scheduled for Good Friday will take place the following day.
  • The Trail Waste Facility will be closed.
  • All branches and services of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed.
  • The Sexual Health Centre and satellite clinics will be closed.
  • City child care centres will be closed.

Recreation

  • Weather permitting, the Sens Rink of Dreams at city hall and the skating court at Lansdowne Park will be open.
  • Some pools, fitness centres and arenas will be open, with modified schedules for public swimming, skating and fitness classes. Many registered programs at pools, community centres and arenas are cancelled, although there are exceptions.

Parking and transportation

  • Normal city parking regulations and restrictions will be in place.
  • OC Transpo will operate a Sunday schedule on Good Friday. All OC Transpo customer service centres will help customers over the phone only.

Groceries

  • The Loblaws at 1 Plateau Boulevard in Gatineau is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. All other Loblaws and Independent locations are closed.

Retail

  • The Rideau Centre is closed.
  • Bayshore Shopping Centre is closed.
  • The St. Laurent Shopping Centre is closed.
  • Place d'Orleans is closed.
  • Tanger Outlets is closed.
  • The ByWard Market is open.

Alcohol

  • The LCBO and the Beer Store are closed.
beer store logo

The Beer Store won't be welcoming anyone on Good Friday or Easter Sunday, as all its stores will be closed both days. (Jean-Sebastien Marier/CBC )

Sunday, March 27

City services

  • All Ottawa Public Library branches are closed.

Recreation

  •  Weather permitting, the Sens Rink of Dreams at city hall and the skating court at Lansdowne Park will be open.
  • Most pools, fitness centres and arenas will be open.

Parking and transportation

  • Normal city parking regulations and restrictions will be in place. 
  • OC Transpo will operate on a Sunday schedule. All OC Transpo customer service centres will help customers over the phone only.

Groceries

  • All Loblaws and Independent locations are closed.

Retail

  • The Rideau Centre is closed.
  • Bayshore Shopping Centre is closed.
  • The St. Laurent Shopping Centre is closed.
  • Place d'Orleans is closed.
  • Tanger Outlets is closed.
  • The ByWard Market is open.

Alcohol

  • The LCBO and the Beer Store is closed.
rink of dreams ottawa city hall ice skating december 5 2015

The Rink of Dreams at city hall will be open all Easter weekend, weather permitting. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC Ottawa)

Monday, March 28

City services

  • Ottawa City Hall and the city's seven client services centres are closed, as is the city's Provincial Offences Court.
  •  The City's 311 contact centre will be open for urgent matters.
  • There will be no green bin, recycling, garbage or bulky item collection. Pickups that were scheduled for Easter Monday will take place the following day.
  • The Trail Waste Facility will be closed Easter Monday.
  • All branches and services of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed.
  • The Sexual Health Centre and satellite clinics will be closed.
  • City child care centres will be closed.

Recreation

  • Some pools, fitness centres and arenas will be open, with modified schedules for public swimming, skating and fitness classes. Many registered programs at pools, community centres and arenas are cancelled, although there are exceptions.
  • Weather permitting, the Sens Rink of Dreams at city hall and the skating court at Lansdowne Park will be open.

Parking and transportation

  • Normal city parking regulations and restrictions will be in place.
  • OC Transpo will operate a Sunday schedule on Easter Monday. There will be minor schedule reductions and school routes numbered in the 600s and supplementary school trips will not be in operation.
  • All OC Transpo customer service centres will be open over the phone, except for the Rideau Centre office, which will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Retail

  • The Rideau Centre is open.
  • Bayshore Shopping Centre is open.
  • The St. Laurent Shopping Centre is open.
  • Place d'Orleans is open.
  • Tanger Outlets is open.
  • The ByWard Market is open.

Groceries

  • All Loblaws and Independent locations in Ottawa-Gatineau, as well as the Whole Foods at Lansdowne Park are open.

Alcohol

  • All Beer Stores will be open regular hours. Select LCBO stores will be open.