Labour Day Weekend: closures, service impacts, and more!

August 29, 2023

Learn how the Labour Day weekend will impact services, programs and facility hours on Monday, Sept. 4 for the City of Kingston, Utilities Kingston and other community organizations.

Scheduling impacts:  

  • Garbage, green bin and recycling: There is no collection on Sept. 4. Collection occurs the day after your regular collection day. Sign-up to receive collection reminders by phone, push notification, or email – or get the FREE “Kingston Waste” app on your Apple or Android device. 
  • Kingston Area Recycling Centre: Closed. 
  • Kingston Transit: All buses will follow a Sunday schedule, except for Route 18, which will follow its regular weekday schedule. All Queen's Routes (Route 20 and Route 17W/17D/17P/17A) will resume their routes on Tuesday, Sept. 5. 
  • Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service. Call 613-542-2512 for information. 
  • Administrative Offices (including housing and social services on Montreal Street and Provincial Offences): Closed. 
  • Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed. 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 1-877-969-0999. Reminder for customers on time-of-use pricing: for electricity used on weekends and holidays, prices are off-peak. 
  • Recreation Facilities: 
    • INVISTA Centre/Arenas: Closed  
    • Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: Closed  
    • Rideau Heights Community Centre: Closed  
    • Kingston East Community Centre: Closed  
    • Culligan Water Park: Open. 
  • Kingston Frontenac Public Library: Closed. Services and digital collections can be accessed online. Don’t have a library card? Register online. 
  • Portsmouth Olympic Harbour and Confederation Basin marinas: Open.   
  • Kingston Grand Theatre: Closed.    
  • PumpHouse Museum: Closed.     
  • Tett Centre: Closed.