August long-weekend: closures, service impacts, and more!

Community members: learn how the Aug. 1 Civic Holiday will impact services, programs and facility hours for the City of Kingston, Utilities Kingston and other community organizations.  

Scheduling impacts:  

  • Garbage, green bin and recycling: There is no collection on Aug. 1. Regular Monday collection will be pushed to Tuesday, Aug. 2. Sign-up to receive collection reminders by phone, push notification, or email.  
  • Kingston Transit: Buses will follow a Sunday schedule. 
  • Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service. Call 613-542-2512 for information.  
  • Kingston Area Recycling Centre: Closed. 
  • 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.  
  • Arenas, INVISTA Centre (including Fitness & Wellness Centre) and CaraCo Home Field: Closed.   
  • Rideau Heights Community Centre & Kingston East Community Centre: Closed.  
  • Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: Closed.  
  • Culligan Water Park: Open. 
  • Libraries: 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.   
  • Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed.    
  • PumpHouse Museum & MacLachlan Woodworking Museum: Closed.
  • City Hall: Tours will not be offered.
  • Tett Centre: Closed.