Family Day Municipal Hours & Services

Municipal offices and most services will be closed Monday, February 21, 2022, in recognition of Family Day. 

Other services are scheduled as follows:

Cemetery Operations: Cemeteries staff will be available on call for funeral homes that are in need of at-need lot sales or internment orders.

RIDE CK: All Ride CK transit services are closed.

Emergency Services: Police, Fire and Ambulance are operational 24 hours a day, every day, and are accessible by dialling “911” for emergency calls only. The fire administration office will be closed on Monday, February 21 and will re-open on Tuesday, February 22 at 8:30am.

Arts and Culture: Chatham Capitol Theatre, Kiwanis Theatre, Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham-Kent Museum, Thames Art Gallery and ARTspace will be closed on Monday, February 21. The Milner House and the Ridge House Museum remain closed due to COVID-19. 

Entegrus and Public Utilities Commission: Entegrus and the Public Utilities Commission will be closed. The emergency call number is 519-352-6300.

The office of Fleet Services (PABC) will be closed on Monday, February 21.

Health and Family Services Building: The Health and Family Services building will be closed on Monday, February 21, including the offices of Employment and Social Services, Housing Services, Child Care and Early Years, and Public Health. The Employment Resource Centres located at 240 King St. W., Chatham and 786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg will be closed. The Chatham-Kent Homeless Response Line is available at 519-354-6628.

EarlyON: All EarlyON programs are closed on Monday, February 21.

Libraries:  All branches of the Chatham-Kent Public Library usually open on Monday will be open Monday, February 21. Administration offices will be closed.

 Public Health King Street: Public Health King Street, located at 177 King St. E., Chatham will be closed. Essential after-hours Public Health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.

Provincial Offences Court: The Provincial Offences Court will be closed on Family Day and will re-open on Tuesday, February 22 at 8:30 a.m.  Please note that during office closures fines can continue to be paid online at

Recreation Services

  • Pools: The Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed on Monday, February 21.
  • Arenas: Ridgetown and Wallaceburg Arenas will be closed for rentals but a Family Day Free skate is scheduled. All other arenas will be open.

Riverview Gardens: Reception and administrative offices will be closed on February 21, but services, activities and visiting hours continue as normal. Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519-352-4823.

Waste and Recycling: Collection services will be delayed by one day the week of February 21.  Please refer to the Recycling and Waste Collection Guide for further details.

Transfer Stations: The Harwich and Wallaceburg Transfer Stations will be closed Monday, February 21.  All other transfer stations will be open during regular hours. 

Leaf & Yard Depots: All Leaf and Yard Depots will be closed.

Chatham-Kent Tourism: CK Tourism will be closed Monday, February 21. To access visitor information at any time, please go to