Family Day Municipal Holiday Hours 2019

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 branches of the Chatham-Kent Public Library usually open on Monday will be open Monday, February 18. Administration offices will be closed.

RECREATION FACILITY OPERATIONS – Ridgetown Arena will be closed. All other arenas will be open.

RECREATION SERVICES – Blenheim Gable Rees Rotary Pool and Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool will be closed for normal operational hours but will be open for FREE swims 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (space limited – arrive early)

CULTURAL SERVICES – The Thames Art Gallery and the Chatham-Kent Museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Cultural Centre and ARTspace will be closed.

CAPITOL THEATRE - Will be open for a FREE movie showing at 1:00 PM

CEMETERY OPERATIONS – During this time, cemetery staff will be available on call for funeral homes that are in need of at-need lot sales or internment orders.

GARBAGE AND RECYCLING – Collection services will be delayed by one day the week of February 18.  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 18.  All other transfer stations will be open during regular hours. 

LEAF & YARD DEPOTS – All Leaf and Yard Depots will be closed.

PROVINCIAL OFFENCES COURT- The Provincial Offences Court will be closed on Family Day and will re-open on Tuesday, February 19 at 8:30 a.m.  Please note that during office closures fines can continue to be paid online at

CK TRANSIT - All CK Transit services are closed.

HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES BUILDING - The Health and Family Services building will be closed on February 18, including the offices of Employment and Social Services, Housing Services, Child Care and Early Years, and Public Health. Essential after-hours Public Health services are available by calling 1-866-446-8207.

The Employment Resource Centres located at 240 King St. W., Chatham and 786 Dufferin Avenue, Wallaceburg will be closed on February 18. For Homeless Emergencies please contact the Chatham-Kent Homeless Response Line at 519-354-6628.

PUBLIC HEALTH CLINIC SERVICES - Public Health Clinic Services, located at 177 King St. E., Chatham will be closed.

RIVERVIEW GARDENS - Reception and administrative offices will be closed on February 18, but services, activities and visiting hours continue as normal. Nursing staff can be reached 24/7 by calling 519-352-4823.

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

ENTEGRUS at 320 Queen Street will be closed Monday.

CHATHAM-KENT TOURISM: CK Tourism will be closed Monday, February 18. To access visitor information at any time, please go to

Media Contact:

Jim Blake

Communications Officer

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

519-360-1998 x 3624