City services schedule during New Year’s


The hours of operation for City services during the New Year’s holiday period will be as follows:

Administrative Offices: Closed January 2. Includes the Cemetery office; Civic Centre; Essar Centre office; Sault Transit; and Public Works and Engineering Services. For 24 hour emergency service requests, call Public Works at 705.759.5201.

Arenas: All arenas and the Northern Community Centre are open December 31 for scheduled events only. All facilities are closed January 1 with the exception of John Rhodes arena 2 which is open 1-3 p.m. for public skating.

Ermatinger•Clergue National Historic Site: Closed December 31 to January 2.

Essar Centre: Facility closes at 4 p.m. December 31. Closed New Year’s Day – January 1.

Jessie Irving Children’s Centre: Closed January 2.

John Rhodes Community Centre Pool: Open December 31 and January 1 and 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Lane Swim/Parent/Child Swim and 1 to 3 p.m. for Public Swim. For a holiday schedule, visit or call 705.759.5419.

Public Library: The Centennial Library and Korah branch will close at 4:30 p.m. December 31. All libraries will be closed January 1.

Refuse and Recycling Collection: No collection Monday, January 2. Collection will be one day late for the remainder of the week. The Landfill site and the Household Hazardous Waste

Depot will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, December 31. Christmas trees and packaging Styrofoam can be dropped off at the Clean North collection depot at the Cambrian Mall parking lot until January 14 with trip chipping scheduled for January 15.

Seniors’ Centres (Drop-In & Steelton): Closed December 26 to January 2 inclusive.

Sault Ste. Marie Transit: Regular transit – last buses depart the terminal December 31 at 11:15 p.m. No regular transit New Year’s Day – January 1.
Parabus service – last pick up or return December 31 will be at 11:30 p.m. No Parabus service New Year’s Day – January 1.

The City’s holiday operations schedule is available online at