City of Kingston Schedules and Closures Related to August 3 Civic Holiday

Published on: 2020/07/31 - in Releases

City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston have provided the following schedule changes due to the Canada Day holiday on Monday, August 3:

  • Garbage, Green Bin and recycling: There is no collection on Monday, Aug 3. For the rest of the week, collection occurs the day after your regular collection day. Sign-up to receive collection reminders by phone, text or email at The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Monday.
  • Kingston Transit: Buses will continue to run on Kingston Transit’s reduced COVID-19 pandemic schedule.
  • Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service on Monday. Call 613-542-2512 for information.
  • Administrative Offices (including housing and social services on Montreal Street and Provincial Offences): Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Aug. 3. 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 city’s west and east ends should call 1-800-434-1235. Enbridge customers can call 1-877-969-0999. A reminder that consumers on time-of-use electricity pricing will be billed at a fixed price, which the government refers to as the COVID-19 Recovery Rate, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, until October 31.
  • Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: Open as a Cooling Centre only.
  • Arenas, INVISTA Centre (including Fitness & Wellness Centre), Rideau Heights Community Centre & Library: Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • CaraCo Home Field: Closed Monday.
  • Outdoor Aqua Park: Open.
  • Splash pads: Open.
  • Libraries: Closed Monday. Services and digital collections can be accessed online. Don’t have a library card? Register online.​​​​​​​
  • Portsmouth Olympic Harbour and Confederation Basin marinas: Open Monday.
  • PumpHouse Museum: Closed Monday.
  • Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • MacLachlan Woodworking Museum: Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Tett Centre: Closed Monday.

Release: City of Kingston
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