Due to Victoria Day on Monday, May 22, several Town services and facilities will be unavailable.
The following Town of Bracebridge facilities will be closed on Victoria Day.
- Municipal Office, 1000 Taylor Court
- Bracebridge Sportsplex, 110 Clearbrook Trail
- Bracebridge Memorial Arena, 169 James Street
- Bracebridge Library, 94 Manitoba Street
- Bracebridge Fire Station 1, 225 Taylor Road
Facilities will re-open for service during their regular business hours on Tuesday, May 23.
Bracebridge Transit and Bracebridge Mobility will not operate on Monday, May 22. Operations will resume on Tuesday, May 23 at 7:30 a.m.
While closed, Bracebridge Library card holders can enjoy free online resources 24/7. For access to eBooks, magazines, newspapers, online courses, reference centers, and more, visit bracebridgelibrary.ca/online-resources/
Bracebridge Fire Station 1 will be closed to the public on Victoria Day. In the event of an emergency, please call 9-1-1. Residents are reminded that daytime burning is not permitted from April 1 to October 31 and to check the fire danger rating prior to any burning. For more information, visit bracebridge.ca/fire.
Residents and visitors are reminded that fireworks are only permitted on designated days set out in the Towns Noise Control By-law. This includes Victoria Day and the day immediately preceding and following the holiday.
Fireworks should only be used in clear areas away from other structures and dry vegetation. Fireworks are not to be used on streets or public property. Please follow these safety precautions when discharging fireworks:
- Place fireworks in a bucket of sand and incline fireworks to go away from spectators. Postpone the use of fireworks if the wind is strong.
- Ensure spectators are at least 10 metres away from the fireworks firing line.
- Always have water close by, either access to a garden house or bucket of water.
- You must be 18 years of age to discharge fireworks and should always wear eye protection and gloves.
- Do not attempt to pick-up or re-ignite a firework that did not discharge for at least 30 minutes.
- Dispose of fireworks properly by soaking them in water and then placing them in your trashcan.
- Do not hold a lit firework in your hand or throw or point them at other people.
- Do not give sparklers to children. Sparklers burn extremely hot and can ignite clothing, cause severe burns and eye injuries.
For additional firework safety tips, visit bracebridge.ca.
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