Other services are scheduled as follows: 

EMERGENCY SERVICES – Police, Fire and Ambulance are operational 24 hours a day, every day, and are accessible by dialling "911" for emergency calls only.

LIBRARIES – All public libraries will be closed Friday April 19 and Monday April 22 and will have normal operational hours on Saturday April 20.

RECREATION FACILITY OPERATIONS – All arenas will be closed on Good Friday, April 19. Blenheim, Dresden and Thames Campus Arenas will be open on Easter Sunday, April 21 for scheduled rentals. All other arenas will be closed.

RECREATION SERVICES - The Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed Friday and Sunday, with regular hours Saturday and Monday. Both pools have an additional FREE open swim on Monday starting at 1:30 p.m. with the After School Swim cancelled at the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool.

ARTS AND CULTURE - The Thames Art Gallery and the Chatham-Kent Museum will be closed on Friday & Monday and open regular hours on Saturday & Sunday. ARTspace will be closed on Friday, Sunday and Monday, open regular hours on Saturday. Ridge House Museum will be closed Friday and open regular hours Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The administration offices at the Cultural Centre will be closed Friday through Monday. The Chatham Capitol Theatre and the Box Office at 238 King Street West, Chatham will be closed Friday, April 19 through Monday, April 22.

CEMETERY OPERATIONS – The municipal Cemeteries administrative office will be closed Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 21. 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. There will be no interments permitted on Good Friday. Area funeral homes have been provided with a list of required advance notice times to arrange burials over the Easter Holiday weekend.

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING – Collection services will only be affected by Good Friday (April 19). Those residents who would normally receive curbside collection on Friday, April 19 will receive it on Saturday, April 20. There are no collection changes for the week of April 22 (Easter Monday). Refer to the 2019 Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.

TRANSFER STATIONS - The Harwich and Wallaceburg Transfer Station will be closed on Good Friday (April 19), but open on Monday, April 22. All other transfer stations will be open their regular hours.

LEAF & YARD DEPOTS – All Leaf & Yard Depots will be closed on Good Friday (April 19) and open regular hours the week of April 22.

PROVINCIAL OFFENCES COURT- PROVINCIAL OFFENCES COURT will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.  Payments can be made during this time on-line at www.paytickets.ca .  If your licence is suspended you should attend at a Service Ontario Office to pay your fine and reinstatement fee so that your licence will be reinstated without delay.

CK TRANSIT - CK Transit services will not be operating on Friday April 19.

HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES BUILDING - (435 Grand Avenue West, Chatham) – The Health and Family Services building including the offices of Public Health, Employment & Social Services, Housing Services and Child Care and Early Years will be closed Friday April 19, and Monday April 22.

EARLYON CHILD AND FAMILY CENTRES will be closed Friday, Saturday and Monday.

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCE CENTRES located at 240 King St. W., Chatham and 786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg will also be closed during this time. For Homeless Emergencies please contact the Chatham-Kent Homeless Response Line at 519-354-6628

PUBLIC HEALTH KING STREET - Services located at 177 King Street East, Chatham will be closed Friday April 19 and Monday April 22. Essential public health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.

RIVERVIEW GARDENS - Reception and Administrative offices will be closed Friday April 19 and Monday April 22.  Services, activities and visiting hours continue as normal over the holiday weekend.  Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519.352.4823.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION – Head Office at 325 Grand Avenue East will be closed Friday and Monday. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300. CK Records at 325 Grand Avenue East will be closed Friday and Monday.

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (PUC) at 325 Grand Avenue East will be closed Friday and Monday. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300.

TOURISM - The Chatham-Kent tourism office will be closed Friday, March 30 through Monday, April 2. Information may be accessed online at https://www.chatham-kent.ca/Tourism/home

ENTEGRUS at 320 Queen Street will be closed Friday and Monday.

 

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Media Contact:

Jim Blake

Communications Officer

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

519-360-1998 x 3624

519-355-4060

jimbl@chatham-kent.ca