Labour Day City and Utilities Kingston Schedules and Closures

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Kingston City Hall

The City of Kingston has provided the following list of municipal and utility services schedules and closures for the 2018 Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 3:

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. 4).

Kingston Transit: Buses run on a Sunday schedule on Monday – except for the Route 18 which will run on its regular weekday schedule. Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner.

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.

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.


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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. 16. The McBurney Park Wading Pool closes for the season at 4 p.m. on Sept. 2.

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. 4 to 16.

CaraCo Home Field: Closed Monday.

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

Tett Centre: 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.2 is the last day of the MacLachlan

Woodworking Museum’s regular operating season (it will open for planned activities, see WoodworkingMuseum.ca). The PumpHouse Museum moves to fall/winter hours on Sept. 1 (see SteamMuseum.ca).


Release source: City of Kingston
Photo – Andrew MacKinnon (cc)