Easter schedule changes

The City of Ottawa would like to remind residents of the following schedule changes for Friday,
April 6 (Good Friday), and Monday, April 9 (Easter Monday).

Client services:

  • Ottawa City Hall and all seven Client Service Centres, including the Government Service Centres located at 110 Laurier Avenue West and 580 Terry Fox Drive, will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Business will resume as usual on Tuesday, April 10.
  • 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 10.
  • The City’s 3-1-1 Contact Centre will be open for urgent matters requiring the City’s immediate attention. Call 3-1-1 or 613-580-2400 to speak to a customer service representative. For persons living with a hearing-related disability, call (TTY: 613-580-2401).

Garbage and recycling services:

  • There will be no curbside green bin, recycling or garbage collection on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Good Friday’s pick-up will take place on Saturday, April 7, and Easter Monday’s pick-up will take place on Tuesday, April 10. The collection of green bin, garbage and recycling materials will be delayed by one day for the week of April 9
  • There will be no multi-residential recycling container collection on Good Friday. Good Friday’s pick-up will take place on Saturday, April 7, and Easter Monday’s pick-up will take place on Tuesday, April 10. Recycling container collection will also be delayed by one day for the week of April 9. 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 or text 560560 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 OCTranspo Information Centre (613-741-4390) will operate from 8a.m. to 9p.m. on Good Friday and from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Easter Monday,
  • The OC Transpo Customer Relations Department (613-842-3600) will be closed both days.

Recreation services:

  • Many 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 withottawa.ca or the facility of your choice for details.
  • Many registered programs at swimming pools, community centres and arenasare cancelled on Good Friday and Easter Monday, however, clients should check with their facilityto confirm, as some exceptions will apply.

Cultural services:

  • Billings Estate National Historic Site, Pinhey’s Point Historic Site and Cumberland Village Heritage Museum are open for Easter events.
  • Arts centres, archives, galleries and theatres will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday. However, clients should check with ottawa.ca or their facility to confirm as some exceptions may apply.

Municipal child care services:

Library services:

  • All branches, departments and services of the Ottawa Public Library will be closed Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. They will operate as usual on Saturday, April 7.

Ottawa Public Health: