Family Day in Kingston

City offers roster of Family Day activities;
Holiday to affect City schedule

Here is the  City of Kingston’s activity,  program and service schedule for Family Day, Monday, Feb. 16:

Have active Family Day fun at the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St. and the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd.

Unless otherwise indicated, drop-in fees apply. Grade 5s and 9s swim or skate for FREE with ActivPass.

Swim at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: Open 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
–       Lane & Family Swim – 11:30 a.m. to 1:25 p.m.
–       Leisure Swim – 1:30 to 3:25 p.m.
–       Parent and Tot Swim – 3:30 to 4:25 p.m.
–       Drop-in Swim to Survive Lessons (FREE) – 3:30 to 4:25 p.m.
–       Lane and Family Swim – 5 to 6:25 p.m.
–       Aquafit – 6:30 to 7:25 p.m.

Skate at the INVISTA Centre:
–       Parent & Tot Skating – 10:30 to 11:50 a.m.
–       Public Skating – 1:30 to 3:15 p.m.

Work out at a City fitness centre:
–       Drop-in to the INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. or the Artillery Park Aquatic Centre 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
–       Fitness members at the INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre can bring a friend for FREE on Family Day.
–       Grade 9 ActivPass FREE Fit Zone access from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the INVISTA Centre.
–       Drop-in Fit Zone (ages 7 to 15 years) – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre (orientation required for new visitors)
–       Family Yoga – 11 to 11:45 a.m. at INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre (members: bring your kids for FREE)
–       Family Quick Fit – 12:10 to 1 p.m. at Artillery Park (members: bring your kids for FREE)
–       Family Zumba – 5:10 to 6 p.m. FREE at Artillery Park

The Family Day holiday will create some schedule changes to municipal services:

• Green Bin, garbage and recycling: No collection on Monday. Monday’s collection moves to Tuesday, and for the rest of the week, collection occurs the day after the regular pick-up day.  Never miss collection day again: sign-up at <>  to receive collection reminders by phone, text or email.  The City also offers a FREE “Kingston Waste” app for use on your Apple or Android device.

• Kingston Transit: Bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday. Regular service resumes Tuesday.

• 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 Monday. 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. Union Gas customers can call 1-877-969-0999.

• Kingston Area Recycling Centre: Closed.

• Arenas: Open.

• INVISTA Centre: Open.

• INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre: Open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Wally Elmer Neighbourhood Centre: Open 2 to 4 p.m.

• Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: Open 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

• Portsmouth Olympic Harbour Building: Closed.

• Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library will be closed on Sunday and Monday.

• Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed. Tickets for all shows can be purchased online 24 hours a day at <>.

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