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Easter schedule changes

March 23, 2010
Announcements and Events

Ottawa - The City of Ottawa would like to remind residents of the following schedule changes for Friday, April 2 (Good Friday), and Monday, April 5 (Easter Monday).

Client services:

  • Ottawa City Hall and all six Client Service Centres will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Business will resume as usual on Tuesday, April 6.
  • The City’s Provincial Offences Court, located at 100 Constellation Crescent, will also be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Business will resume as usual on Tuesday, April 6.
  • The City’s 3-1-1 Contact Centre will be open. In the case of an urgent matter requiring the City’s immediate attention, please call 3-1-1 (TTY: 613-580-2401) to speak to a customer service representative.

Garbage and recycling services:

  • There will be no curbside garbage or recycling collection on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Good Friday’s pick-up will take place on Saturday, April 3, and Easter Monday’s pick-up will take place on Tuesday, April 6. The collection of garbage and recycling materials will be delayed by one day for the week of April 5.
  • There will be no multi-residential recycling container collection on Good Friday. Good Friday’s pick-up will take place on Saturday, April 3, and Easter Monday’s pick-up will take place on Tuesday, April 6.. Recycling container collection will also be delayed by one day for the week of April 5. However, multi-residential garbage container collection is not delayed and collection will take place on its regular scheduled day.
  • The Trail Waste Facility is closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Transit services:

  • OC Transpo will operate a Sunday schedule on Good Friday. On Easter Monday there will be minor weekday schedule reductions and the cancellation of all school routes numbered in the 600s and supplementary school trips. Call 613-560-1000 plus your four-digit bus stop number for automated schedule information. For more information, holiday schedules and travel planning, phone 613-741-4390 or visit octranspo.com.
  • OC Transpo Sales and Information Centres will be closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday with the exception of the Rideau Centre office, which will be open Easter Monday from
    9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • The OC Transpo Information Centre (613-741-4390) will operate from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Good Friday and from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Easter Monday, while Customer Relations (613-842-3600) will be closed both days.

Recreation services:

  • Most pools, fitness centres and some arenas will be open on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday for public swimming, skating and fitness classes with modified schedules. Please check with otttawa.ca or the facility of your choice for details.
  • Most registered programs at swimming pools, community centres and arenas are cancelled on Good Friday and Easter Monday, however, clients should check with their facility to confirm, as some exceptions will apply.

Arts and Heritage services:

  • Billings Estate National Historic Site – Easter at the Estate – Saturday, April 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Cost: $6/person, $10/pair, $15/family
  • Pinhey's Point Historic Site – Easter Eggs-posé – Saturday, April 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Cost: $6/person, $10/pair, $15/family

Municipal child care services:

Library services:

  • All branches of the Ottawa Public Library are closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday and there will be no bookmobile service. Regular branch hours and bookmobile service will resume Tuesday, April 6.

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Public Inquiries

3-1-1

Media Inquiries

613-580-2450