City and Utilities Kingston Schedules Affected by Labour Day Holiday

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Kingston City Hall

The 2017 Labour Day holiday on Monday, September  4 will create some schedule changes to municipal and utility services:

Garbage, green bin and recycling: No collection Monday and collection moves to the day after your normal pick-up day for the rest of the week. Sign-up to be reminded what to put out when at The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Monday.

PLEASE NOTE: you may put out two-untagged bags or containers of garbage for the first collection after Labour Day (starting Tuesday, Sept. 5).

Kingston Transit: All buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday – except for the Route 18 which will run on a weekday schedule. Please note: Kingston Transit will extend their Sunday and holiday service on all Express Routes and Routes 1, 7 and 15 to match Saturday service starting Sept. 10. Plan your bus trip with Google Transit.

Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service Monday. Call 613-542-2512.

Administrative offices: All administrative offices, including housing and social services and provincial offences are closed Monday.

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Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell, power outage or a water main break, call the Utilities Kingston 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. Hydro One electricity customers in the west and east ends can call 1-800-434-1235. Union Gas customers can call 1-877-969-0999. Remember: for electricity used on weekends and holidays, electricity prices are off-peak.

Tomlinson Aqua Park, splash pads and wading pool: Open Monday.  Labour Day is the last day of the summer schedule at Tomlinson Aqua Park (see the September schedule at  Splash pads are open until Sept. 17. The McBurney Park Wading Pool closes for the season at 4 p.m. on Sept. 1.

INVISTA Centre/ Fitness & Wellness Centre, Artillery Park Aquatic Centre and arenas: Closed Monday.  NOTE:  Artillery Park Aquatic Centre is closed for seasonal maintenance from Sept. 5 to 17.

CaraCo Home Field: Closed Monday.

Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are closed Monday.

Confederation Basin and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour marinas: The Confederation Basin Marina office is open. The fueling stations are open at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, but the office will be closed Monday.

Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed Monday.

MacLachlan Woodworking Museum and Pump House Steam Museum: Closed. Sunday, Sept. 3 is the last day of the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum’s regular operating season (it will open for planned activities, see The Pump House Steam Museum moves to fall/winter hours after Labour Day (see

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