City Closures and Schedules During Family Day Holiday

Published on: 2020/02/13 - in Releases

City and Utilities Kingston schedules will be affected by the Family Day holiday on Monday, February 17, 2020:

Family Day Activities

Looking for fun opportunities for Family Day? Find a full listing of the City’s Family Day activities at The Tett Centre is having a Family Day Open House.

Kingston Transit reminds families that kids 14 and under ride FREE every day. Plan your family bus trip with Google Transit.

Municipal Holiday Schedule

Here are the City and Utilities Kingston schedules for Family Day, Monday, Feb. 17:

  • Green Bin, garbage and recycling: No collection on Monday. Collection occurs the day after your regular pick-up day this week. Sign-up at to receive collection reminders by phone, text or email – or get the FREE “Kingston Waste” app on your Apple or Android device.
  • Kingston Transit: Bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday. Route 18 will run on a weekday 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 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 Utilities Kingston/Kingston Hydro’s 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. (Hydro One electricity customers in City west and east can call 1-800-434-1235. Union Gas customers can call 1-877-969-0999). Remember: off-peak pricing applies to electricity used on weekends and holidays including Family Day.
  • Kingston Area Recycling Centre: Closed.
  • INVISTA Centre/Arenas: Open. Front desk open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre: Open limited hours – 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: Open limited hours – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (these are also the front desk hours).
  • Rideau Heights Community Centre: Closed.
  • Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning: Come to the Family Day Open House 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Discover a variety of family-friendly, hands-on, interactive art experiences for people of all ages. See what’s happening.
  • Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library will be closed on Sunday and Monday.
  • Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed. Tickets for all shows can be purchased online 24 hours a day at

From Kingston Transit:

Release: City of Kingston
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