Holiday Operating Hours

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Peterborough City Hall, 500 George St. N., is closed from noon on December 24, 2019 until 8:30 a.m. on January 2, 2020 over the holidays.

If you’re using City services or going to a City facility over the holidays, please check the operating hours beforehand as holiday operating hours vary depending on the service and facility.

Below are a few services that have different operating hours over the holidays.

 Waste collection

Garbage and recycling will not be collected Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. Collection is rescheduled as follows:

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Wednesday collection

 

Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25   

Monday, December 23

New Year’s Day – Wednesday, January 1  

Monday, December 30

Thursday collection

 

Boxing Day – Thursday, December 26        

Saturday, December 28

On Tuesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve) all garbage will be collected between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. If you have Tuesday collection, please ensure your materials are at the curb by 7 a.m.

This information, along with additional garbage and recycling tips is detailed in the Waste Reduction and Conservation Calendar. City residents who did not receive their calendar may pick one up at City Hall, 500 George St. N, the Recycling Facility, 390 Pido Rd., Public Works, 791 Webber Ave., or GreenUP, 378 Aylmer St. N.

For inquiries regarding recycling collection, please call 705-742-3139.

Christmas tree collection begins on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

 Public Works
Public Works continues to operate over the holidays, providing winter control operations and emergency responses for issues such as sewer backups. If you have an emergency issue related to public works, please call 705-745-1386, which is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
 Social Services
 Emergency shelters and the day-time drop-in centre program are open over the holidays.
 Arenas

Free skating is offered at the Einrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Rd., over the holidays thanks to sponsorship by local Tim Hortons restaurant owners and other businesses.

For a complete listing of the dates and times for the free skating at the Evinrude Centre, please visit peterborough.ca.

Holiday hours

  • Tuesday December 24
    • Evinrude Centre – 6 a.m. to noon
    • Arena customer service – 8:30 a.m. to noon
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre, Kinsmen Civic Centre and Northcrest Arena – Closed
  • Wednesday, December 25
    • All arenas are closed 
  • Thursday, December 26
    • Evinrude Centre – noon to 10 p.m.
    • Arena customer service – noon to 3 p.m.
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre, Kinsmen Civic Centre and Northcrest Arena – Closed 
  • Friday, December 27
    • Evinrude Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Arena customer service – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Kinsmen Civic Centre and Northcrest Arena – Closed
  • Saturday, December 28
    • Evinrude Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Arena customer service – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Kinsmen Civic Centre and Northcrest Arena – Closed
  • Sunday, December 29
    • Evinrude Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Arena customer service – noon to 3 p.m.
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre – 6 a.m. to noon
    • Kinsmen Civic Centre and Northcrest Arena – Closed
  • Monday, December 30
    • Evinrude Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Arena customer service – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Kinsmen Civic Centre and Northcrest Arena – Closed
  • Tuesday, December 31
    • Evinrude Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Arena customer service – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre – 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Kinsmen Civic Centre and Northcrest Arena – Closed 
  • Wednesday, January 1
    • Evinrude Centre – noon to 10 p.m.
    • Arena customer service – noon to 3 p.m.
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre, Kinmen Civic Centre and Northcrest Arena – Closed
  • Tuesday, January 2
    • Evinrude Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Arena customer service – 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Peterborough Memorial Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Kinmen Civic Centre – 6 a.m. to midnight
    • Northcrest Arena – 4 p.m. to midnight 
 Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre

The Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre operates under holiday hours from December 22, 2019 to January 4, 2020.

The complete holiday hours for the facility, fitness programs, swimming, child minding services, and day camps at the facility are available online at peterborough.ca/pswc.

Facility hours

  • Sunday, December 22 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Monday, December 23 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 24 – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 25 – Closed
  • Thursday, December 26 – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friday, December 27 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 28 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 29 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Monday, December 30 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 31 – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 1 – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 2 – 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Friday, January 3 – 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 4 – 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
 Peterborough Public Library
The Peterborough Public Library is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

2019 winter holiday hours

  • Tuesday, December 24 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 25 – Closed
  • Thursday, December 26 – Closed
  • Friday, December 27 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 28 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 29 – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, December 30 – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 31 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 1 – Closed
  • Tuesday, December 24 – 9 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, December 25 – Closed
  • Thursday, December 26 – Closed
  • Tuesday, December 31 – Closed
  • Wednesday, January 1 – Closed
 Peterborough Museum and Archives

Holiday hours

For more information on the museum, including its regular operating hours, please visit peterborough.ca/museum.

  • Monday, December 23 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 24 – 9 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, December 25 – Closed
  • Thursday, December 26 – Closed
  • Friday, December 27 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 28 – noon to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 29 – noon to 5 p.m.
  • Monday, December 30 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 31 – 9 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, January 1 – Closed
  • Thursday, January 2 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, January 3 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 Art Gallery of Peterborough

 Holiday hours

  • Tuesday, December 24 – Closed
  • Wednesday, December 25 – Closed
  • Thursday, December 26 – Closed
  • Monday, December 30 – Closed
  • Tuesday, December 31 – Closed
  • Wednesday, January 1 – Closed

For more information on the Art Gallery of Peterborough, including its regular operating hours, please visit agp.on.ca.