Civic Holiday to affect City and Utilities Kingston schedules

July 28, 2021

City of Kingston and Utilities Kingston schedules will change due to the Civic holiday on Monday, Aug. 2.

City and Utilities Kingston Holiday Schedule 

  • Garbage, green bin and recycling:  There is no collection on Monday, Aug 2. For the rest of the week, collection occurs the day after your regular collection day. Sign-up to receive collection reminders by phone, text or email at The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Monday.
  • Kingston Transit: Buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday. Please see for COVID-19-related service changes. 
  • Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service on Monday. Call 613-542-2512 for information. 
  •  Administrative Offices (including housing and social services on Montreal Street and Provincial Offences): Closed Monday.
  • Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Aug. 2. 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 city’s west and east ends should 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 – like the Civic Holiday, Aug. 2 – prices are off-peak.
  • Arenas, INVISTA Centre (including Fitness & Wellness Centre), Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, CaraCo Home Field: Closed Monday.
  • Rideau Heights Community Centre: Remains closed until the end of August.
  • Outdoor Aqua Park: Open.
  • Splash pads: Open.
  • Libraries: Closed Monday. Services and digital collections can be accessed online. Don’t have a library card? Register online.
  • Portsmouth Olympic Harbour and Confederation Basin marinas: Open Monday.
  • PumpHouse Museum: Closed Monday.
  • Grand Theatre Box Office: The Baby Grand will be open for the Storefront Fringe Festival starting Aug. 2.
  • MacLachlan Woodworking Museum: Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Tett Centre: Closed Monday.