What's open, closed for Memorial Day

Next Monday, May 29, is Memorial Day, a federal holiday honoring those who died while serving in the country’s armed forces.

The holiday means a long weekend for many, and some changes for operating hours and services around the city.

Here’s what you need to know:

What’s open?

  • Lowery C. “Pop” Mounger Pool (2535 32nd Ave. W.). Public swim from 1 to 2:25 p.m. and 3 to 4:25 p.m., lap swim from noon to 1 p.m. and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., and family swim from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
  • East Queen Anne Wading Pool (1912 Warren Ave. N.) Open 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting. If the average temperature is forecast to be below 70 degrees, the wading pool will not be open.

What’s closed?

  • All branches of the Seattle Public Library. Both the Queen Anne (400 W. Garfield St.) and Magnolia (2801 34th Ave. W.) branches are typically open 1 to 8 p.m. on Mondays.
  • All community centers. The Queen Anne Community Center (1901 1st Ave. W.) has normal operating hours of 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, while the Magnolia Community Center (2550 34th Ave. W.) is usually open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays.
  • All U.S. Post Offices. The Queen Anne location (415 1st Ave. N.) is typically open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, while the Magnolia location (3211 W. McGraw St.) is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will also be no home mail delivery.
  • All Seattle Public Schools.
  • All banks and credit unions.
  • City of Seattle, King County, and State of Washington government offices.  

What’s different?

  • King County Metro will run on a Sunday schedule,
  • A special beach shuttle will operate between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Discovery Park. It will be pick up and drop of riders in the Visitors Center parking lot, at the north parking lot bus stop, and in the beach parking lot.
  • The last Monday of May is a free parking day in the City of Seattle, and time limits are not enforced.

What’s the same?

  • Food and yard waste, garbage, and recycling collections will be on a normal schedule. Seattle Public Utilities asks customers to place their containers out for pickup by 7 a.m.