KAWARTHA LAKES-Please note the following changes to municipal hours of operation and service schedules on Saturday July 1 (Canada Day) and Monday July 3.
All Administration and Municipal Service Centres are closed on Monday July 3. Municipal Service Centres will return to regular business hours on Tuesday July 4.
Waste and Recycling
All landfills will be closed on Saturday July 1, they will return to regular operating hours on Sunday July 2.
There will be no changes to curbside waste and recycling collection; please continue to follow your regular schedule.
All library branches will be closed on Saturday July 1, with regular operating hours returning on Monday July 3.
There will be no Lindsay Transit or LIMO Specialized Transit service on Saturday July 1.
Regular service will return on Sunday July 2.
Parks and Recreation
The Lindsay Recreation Complex will be closed on Saturday July 1 and will resume regular hours on Sunday July 2. The Forbert Memorial Pool and Workout Centre in Bobcaygeon is currently in annual shutdown until July 2 and will re-open on Monday July 3.
Public Swimming and Public Skating will take place at the Lindsay Recreation Complex on Sunday July 2, visit our Online Program Registration website to view schedules.
Fitness classes will resume at the Lindsay Recreation Complex on Monday July 3, the Forbert Memorial Pool on Tuesday July 4 and the Victoria Park Armoury on Wednesday July 5.
Experience Canada Day in Kawartha Lakes
Read our 2023 Canada Day celebrations in Kawartha Lakes article for a list of Canada Day events happening in Kawartha Lakes below:
As of the morning of June 27, a Burn Ban continues to be in effect. The Burn Ban will remain until the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry lifts their Restricted Fire Zone.
Per By-Law 2007-236, consumer fireworks without a permit may only be used on the day before, the day of, and the day after the holiday (June 30, July 1, July 2). In addition, setting off fireworks on these days is only allowed from dusk to 11pm. Please note that consumer fireworks may not be discharged during a fire ban.
Should residents wish to use fireworks outside of authorized days, a consumer fireworks permit for a special event must be obtained.
If you notice someone having an out of control fire or unsafely setting off fireworks, please report it right away by calling 911. For all other non-emergency fire related complaints, please call Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service at 705-324-5731 and follow the prompts.
Please note that professional fireworks display events are subject to the Burn Hazard Index in Kawartha Lakes and must be approved by the Fire Chief during a burn ban. For more information about using fireworks in Kawartha Lakes, including fireworks safety tips, visit the Burn Bans, Permits and By-Laws page on our website.
HAPPY CANADA DAY!