City Closures and Schedules for Labour Day Holiday

Published on: 2019/08/27 - in Releases

The City of Kingston has posted the following schedule changes to municipal and utility services for the Labour Day holiday on Monday, September 2:

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. 3).

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:

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. 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.

Outdoor Aqua Park, splash pads and wading pool: Open Monday. Labour Day is the last day of the summer schedule at Outdoor Aqua Park (see the September schedule at Splash pads are open until Sept. 22. 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, Rideau Heights Community Centre and arenas: Closed Monday. NOTE: Artillery Park Aquatic Centre is closed for seasonal maintenance from Sept. 3 to 15. The front desk will remain open weekdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. during this time.

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.

City Hall National Historic Site: Closed Monday. City Hall tours move to a fall scheduled starting Sept. 3.

MacLachlan Woodworking Museum and PumpHouse Museum: Closed. Sunday, Sept. 1 is the last day of the MacLachclan Woodworking Museum’s regular operating season (it will open for planned activities, see The PumpHouse Museum moves to fall/winter hours on Sept. 3.

Release: City of Kingston
Photo: Bryan Mills (cc)