Kingston City Opening and Closure Schedules Affected by Labour Day

Published on: 2020/09/05 - in Releases

Here are the Labour Day holiday schedule changes to municipal and utility services for Monday, September 7, as provided by the City of Kingston:

  • 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. 8).
  • Kingston Transit: Buses will run on Sunday schedules available online at Plan your trip in advance with Google Maps, TransitApp or Moovit.
  • Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service on 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. Enbridge customers can call 1-866-763-5427. 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 Oct. 31.
  • Outdoor Aqua Park and splash pads: Open Monday. Sept. 7 will be the the last day of the summer schedule at Outdoor Aqua Park (see the September schedule at Splash pads remain open until Sept. 22.
  • INVISTA Centre/Fitness & Wellness Centre and Rideau Heights Community Centre: Closed Monday.
  • Arenas: Closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: open Monday as the Integrated Care Hub only. This facility is temporarily being used for this purpose until Sept. 31.
  • CaraCo Home Field: Closed Monday.
  • Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are closed Monday.
  • Tett Centre: Closed Monday. The Juniper Café will be open. Please use the patio entrance.
  • Confederation Basin and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour marinas: The Confederation Basin Marina office is open Monday. The fueling stations are also open at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, but the office will be closed Monday.
  • Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • MacLachlan Woodworking Museum: Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • PumpHouse Museum: Closed Monday. The PumpHouse Museum is now open for private, pre-booked, small group, guided 45-minute tours (choose from on-site tours or a walking tour of Ontario St. (see

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