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City and Utilities Kingston schedules affected by Labour Day holiday

August 26, 2019 -

The Labour Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 2  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. 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: 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.

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 www.CityofKingston.ca/WaterPark).  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 www.WoodworkingMuseum.ca). The PumpHouse Museum moves to fall/winter hours on Sept. 3 (see www.KingstonPumpHouse.ca).