Victoria Day holiday hours

Municipal offices and most services will be closed Monday, May 22nd, in recognition of Victoria Day.

Other services are scheduled as follows:

Emergency Services – Police, Fire and Ambulance are operational 24 hours a day, every day, and are accessible by calling “911” for emergency calls only.

Libraries – all public libraries will be closed on Monday, May 22nd and will have normal operational hours on Tuesday.

Recreation Facility Operations – William K. Erickson and Thames Campus Arenas are open for scheduled bookings.  All other arenas are closed.

Recreation Services – Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool are open Saturday and Sunday with regular schedules and will be closed on the holiday Monday.

Cultural Services – Thames Art Gallery, Chatham-Kent Museum and Ridge House Museum will be open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. Milner Heritage House will only be open on Monday from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. The Cultural Centre Box Office and ARTspace will be closed on the holiday Monday.

Cemetery Operations –During this time, Cemeteries staff will be available on call for funeral homes who are in need of at-need lot sales or interment orders.

CK Transit – CK Transit services will not be operating with the exception of Seasonal Interurban Transit Route S1 serving Chatham, Erieau and Mitchell Bay with stops in Grande Point, Pain Court, Charing Cross and Blenheim. This route starts this Friday May 19th and operates every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday including Victoria Day between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Garbage and recycling – Collection services for the week of May 22nd will be moved back one day. Refer to the Resident Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.

Transfer Stations – The Harwich Transfer Station and Wallaceburg Transfer Stations will be closed on Monday, May 22nd.  All other transfer stations will be open regular hours.

Leaf and Yard Depots – will be closed Monday, May 22.

Health & Family Services Building – The Health and Family Services building, including the offices of Public Health, Employment & Social Services, Housing Services and Children’s Services will be closed Monday, May 22nd, reopening Tuesday, May 23rd. The Employment Resource Centres located at 240 King Street West, Chatham and 786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg, will also be closed during this time.

The Chatham-Kent Homeless Response Line is available during that time at 519-354-6628.

Essential public health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.

Public Health Clinic Services located at 177 King Street East, Chatham – These services are closed Monday, May 22nd, reopening Tuesday May 23rd.

Riverview Gardens – Reception and Administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 22nd, reopening Tuesday May 23rd, but services, activities and visiting hours continue as normal over the holiday weekend.  Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519-352-4823.

Entegrus and Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will be closed Monday. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300

The Provincial Offences Court will be closed on Monday, May 22nd.


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