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 CityofKingston.ca/Collection. 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 CityofKingston.ca/waterpark).  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 woodworkingmuseum.ca). The Pump House Steam Museum moves to fall/winter hours after Labour Day (see steammuseum.ca).


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