Christmas Holiday City Schedule

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Residents are advised that due to the Christmas and Boxing Day holidays all City offices and facilities, including the Visitor and Business Information Centres, Access St. John’s front counter service, recreation facilities and the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility, will close at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and will remain closed all day on Wednesday, Dec. 25 and Thursday, Dec. 26. There are no City Council meetings scheduled during the holidays.

The Access St. John’s Call Centre is available to residents 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via telephone at 311 or (709) 754-CITY (2489) or online at

Exceptions to these closures are as follows:

Parking meter regulations will be enforced until noon on Tuesday, Dec. 24. Parking Meter Regulations will not be enforced on Wednesday, Dec. 25 and Thursday, Dec. 26 as these days are observed holidays under the Provincial Shop Closing Act.

Garbage and Recycling Collection Schedule
Residents are reminded that garbage and recyclables are not permitted to be put out for collection before 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.

Monday, Dec. 23 – Garbage 1A and 1B; Recycling 1A
Tuesday, Dec. 24 – Garbage 2A and 2B; Recycling 2A
Wednesday, Dec. 25 – No collection
Thursday, Dec. 26 – No collection
Friday, Dec. 27 – Garbage 3A, 3B, 4A and 4B; Recycling 3A and 4A
Monday, Dec. 30 – Garbage 5A, 5B, 1A and 1B; Recycling 5A and 1B
Tuesday, Dec. 31 – Garbage 2A and 2B; Recycling 2B
Wednesday, Jan. 1 – No collection
Thursday, Jan. 2 – Garbage3A, 3B, 4A and 4B; Recycling 3B and 4B
Friday, Jan. 3 – Garbage 5A and 5B; Recycling 5B
Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility
The Residential Drop-Off at the Robin Hood Bay Waste Management Facility is closed on Monday, Dec. 23 as it is regularly closed on Mondays.

Recreation Facilities
On Tuesday, Dec. 24 the H.G.R. Mews Community Centre and Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre are open from 7 a.m. to noon. All other recreation facilities are closed.

Humane Services Adoption Centre
The Humane Services Adoption Centre at 81 Higgins Line is closed all day on Tuesday, Dec. 24.
For further information:
Access St. John’s
Phone: 311 or (709) 754-CITY (2489)