News & Public Notices
City and Utilities Kingston schedules affected by Labour Day holiday
August 29, 2016 -
The Labour Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 5 will create some schedule changes to municipal and utility services:
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 www.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. 6). This is one of three weeks a year the City collects an extra untagged bag or container of garbage.
Kingston Transit: All buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday – except for Route 18 which runs on a weekday schedule. Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.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. 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 and splash pads: Open Monday. Tomlinson Aqua Park switches to a September schedule on Sept. 7 and remains open until Sept. 18 (see www.CityofKingston.ca/waterpark). Splash pads also remain open until Sept. 18. The McBurney Park wading pool closes 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. 5 to 18.
CaraCo Home Field: Open for booked users Monday.
Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are closed Monday.
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour: The fueling stations are open. The marina office and building are closed.
Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed Monday.
MacLachlan Woodworking Museum and Pump House Steam Museum: Closed. Sunday, Sept. 4 is the last day of the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum's regular operating season – although it will be open for the Lumberjack Survival Summit on Sept. 17 and 18 and WinterLight on Dec. 3 (see woodworkingmuseum.ca). The Pump House Steam Museum moves to fall/winter hours after Labour Day (see steammuseum.ca).
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