Easter weekend holiday schedule for City facilities and services

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City Hall Photos taken Feb. 13, 2021. (Dan Gray/Saultonline.com)

The following City facilities will be closed during the Easter holiday period – Good Friday, April 2 through Easter Monday, April 5:

  • Bay Street Active Living Centre 55+ and the Northern Community Centre
  • Cemetery office
  • City Landfill and Household Hazardous Waste Depot
  • GFL Memorial Gardens administrative office and box office
  • Public Works and Engineering office – 128 Sackville Road. For 24-hour emergency service requests, call 705-759-5201.
  • Ronald A. Irwin Civic Centre – 99 Foster Drive
  • Sault Transit main office

Garbage and Recycling Collection

There is no garbage or recycling pickup on Good Friday, April 2. Friday’s garbage and recycling collection will be on Saturday, April 3.

Garbage     Recycling  
Regular Garbage Collection Day Week of March 28   Regular Recycling Collection Day Week of March 28
Friday Saturday   Friday Saturday

There is also no garbage and recycling collection on Easter Monday, April 5. Collection April 4 to April 10 will be one day late.

Garbage     Recycling  
Regular Garbage Collection Day Week of April 4   Regular Recycling Collection Day Week of April 4
Monday Tuesday   Monday Tuesday
Tuesday Wednesday   Tuesday Wednesday
Wednesday Thursday   Wednesday Thursday
Thursday Friday   Thursday Friday
Friday Saturday   Friday Saturday

The City’s landfill will be closed on Good Friday, April 2 and Easter Monday, April 5. The landfill will open to the public for the season beginning April 10 and will operate Monday to Saturday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The City’s Household Hazardous Waste Depot will open to the public for the season beginning April 6, 2021 and will operate Tuesday to Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 GFL Memorial Gardens – closed Good Friday, April 2 and Easter Sunday, April 4 with the exception of previously scheduled programming. Open for scheduled programming Saturday, April 3 and Monday, April 5.

John Rhodes – closed Good Friday, April 2 and Easter Sunday, April 4 with the exception of previously scheduled programming. Open for scheduled programming Saturday, April 3. On Monday, April 5, sledge skating is available from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., adult skating from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. and public skating from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

 McMeeken Arena and Northern Community Centre – closed Good Friday, April 2 and Easter Sunday, April 4. Open for scheduled programming Saturday, April 3 and Easter Monday, April 5.

Northern Community Centre – walking is cancelled on Good Friday, April 2 and Easter Monday, April 5.

John Rhodes Community Centre Pool – open Good Friday, April 2, Saturday, April 3 and Monday, April 5 for scheduled programming. Closed Easter Sunday, April 4. All swimming must be booked online. Booking opens Friday at noon for the following Monday through Sunday. For more information and to view the spring swim schedule online at johnrhodespool.ca

Public Libraries– all libraries will be closed Good Friday, April 2, Easter Sunday, April 4 and Easter Monday, April 5. The James L. McIntyre Centennial Library will be open on Saturday, April 3 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Site – closed Good Friday, April 2, Easter Sunday, April 4 and Easter Monday, April 5. Open 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, April 3.

Transit Service

Transit and Para bus will not operate Good Friday, April 2. Regular weekend service for transit and para bus runs Saturday, April 3 and Easter Sunday, April 4. Regular weekday service resumes Easter Monday, April 5. For transit information, call 705-759-5438.

The City reminds citizens that although the Easter weekend is here, it is important to practice physical distancing of at least two metres apart from those outside your immediate residence and restrict non-essential travel or receiving visitors, especially between different zones.