Family Day: What’s open, closed and activities

SD&G – There are a number of Family Day activities going on this weekend in SD&G however you will find a few closures.

Here’s what is open and closed on Monday Feb. 15:


  • City of Cornwall, the United Counties and SD&G township offices
  • Most grocery stores
  • Banks
  • Schools
  • LCBO and The Beer Store locations, with the exception of the agency store in Martintown (Kcee’s Video – 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.)
  • Cornwall Square
  • Cornwall Transit is not operating and the office is closed
  • In Cornwall, no garbage or recycling collection. Your pickup day will be a day later than your normal pickup the rest of the week.


  • Federal government offices
  • Canada Post and mail will be delivered
  • The Cornwall Public Library 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Family programming that day will include an English movie “Shaun the Sheep Movie” at 2 p.m. and a French version will be shown at 10 a.m.
  • Benson Center and Civic Complex – offices closed but facilities open for regular programming. The Benson Center leisure skate is at 11 a.m. $2 for children and $2.50 for adults. A stick and puck family skate is at 9 a.m.
  • Aquatic Center – leisure swims at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Office is open 12:30 p.m. until 4 p.m.
  • The Cornwall Colts game against the Hawkesbury Hawks is at 3 p.m. at the Civic Complex. The box office opens at 1 p.m.

Here’s a list of activities happening around SD&G:

South Stormont

  • Free skate at the Long Sault Arena – 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

South Dundas

  • A Family Day skate from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Dundela Outdoor Rink with a bonfire, hot dogs, hot chocolate and apple cider. It’s being put on by the South Dundas Optimist Club.
  • Free Family Day public skating at the Morrisburg Arena from noon until 1:30 p.m.

South Glengarry

  • Friends of the Summerstown Forest will have free cross country ski and snowshoe rentals for families. The Summerstown trails are 1.6 kilometers north of Highway 401 on Summerstown Road. 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

North Stormont

  • No public notice of Family Day events.

North Dundas

  • No public notice of Family Day events

North Glengarry

  • Free events in Alexandria all day including a bouncy castle, indoor soccer and free walking and running all day at the Tim Hortons Indoor Soccer Dome.
  • There are a number of family events at Island Park, Glengarry Sports Palace and the Maxville Sports Complex. Click here for the list of events.

From all of us at Cornwall Newswatch have a safe and wonderful Family Day.