City services during the 2023/2024 holiday season

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Peterborough, ON - Many City of Peterborough services will be offering modified hours, with some closures, from Friday, December 22 to Monday, January 1, 2024. Regular hours for most City services resume on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Curbside collection of Green Bins, garbage and recycling over the holiday period remains unchanged, except for Boxing Day, Tuesday, December 26, with Zone 1 and 2 collection moving to Saturday, December 30. Residents with Tuesday collection are asked to have their items to the curb by 7 a.m. For missed recycling collection, please phone Emterra at 705-742-3139. For missed garbage or Green Bin collection, phone Public Works at 705-745-1386. The City County Landfill will close early at 11:45 a.m. on December 23 and will be closed December 24, 25 26 and January 1.

Essential services, such as emergency services, public works and wastewater treatment, continue uninterrupted. Public Works can be reached for urgent matters at 705-745-1386. This line is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

City Hall, including the Tax Office, Clerk’s Office, Building Services and Planning and the Heritage Preservation Office will be closed starting at noon on December 22, reopening with regular hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

Most recreation and community services are open with revised hours of operation.

The Quaker Foods City Square outdoor rink will be open most days from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. On December 24 the rink is open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be closed on December 25. Unscheduled rink closures may be required due to inclement weather and ice conditions.

While the Social Services administration office is closed over the holiday period, individuals can phone 705-926-0096 at any time for emergency shelter services. City-operated child care programs will be closed starting at noon on December 22 and reopen with regular hours on Tuesday, January 2, 2024.

There will be holiday adjustments to Transit schedules from Friday, December 22 to Saturday, January 6, 2024, including suspended late night trips, as well as trips ending early on December 24 and December 31. There is no Transit service on December 25 and January 1. For full details about Transit holiday service and Transit Customer Service hours, please visit www.peterborough.ca/transit or phone 705-745-0525.

Detailed schedule of City services and facilities

Closed from noon on December 22 until 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 2, 2024:

  • City Hall, including the Tax Office, Clerk's Office, Building Services and Planning
  • Social Services office

Online services are available at www.peterborough.ca.

Service/Facility

Dec. 22

Dec. 24

Dec. 25

Dec. 26

Dec. 27

Dec. 28

Dec. 29

Dec. 30

Dec. 31

Jan. 1

Airport

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Unstaffed

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

City Hall

8:30 a.m. to noon

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Arena customer service

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Closed

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Noon to 3 p.m.

Art Gallery of Peterborough

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Closed

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Downtown Youth Space

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Hazardous and Electronic Waste Depot

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Closed

Healthy Planet Arena

Regular hours

8:30 a.m. to noon

Closed

Closed

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Public skate: 1 to 3 p.m.

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Public skate: 1 to 3 p.m.

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Public skate: 1 to 3 p.m.

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Public skate: 1 to 3 p.m.

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Public skate: 1 to 3 p.m.

Noon to 10 p.m.

Public skate: 1 to 3 p.m.

Kinsmen Civic Centre

Regular hours

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Landfill (Bensfort Road)

8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Closed

8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Closed

Peterborough Public Library

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Closed

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Peterborough Memorial Centre

6 a.m. to midnight

Closed

Closed

Closed

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Blue Rodeo concert: 7:30 p.m.

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Petes Game at 2:05 p.m.

Closed

Peterborough Museum and Archives

9 a.m. to noon

Closed

Closed

Closed

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Noon to 5 p.m.

Closed

Closed

Provincial Offences Act Office

8:30 a.m. to noon

Closed

Closed

Closed

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. to noon

Closed

Closed

Closed

Social Services Office

8 a.m. to noon

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Sport & Wellness Centre

6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

6 a.m. to noon

Closed

Closed

6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

6 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

6 a.m. to 2 p.m.