Labour Day 2014: What's open and closed in Hamilton

Here's a list of what's open and closed in Hamilton on Labour Day Monday.

Whether Tim Hortons Field will be ready for the Labour Day Classic isn't the only question troubling Hamiltonians this long weekend.

Surely, many of you will be wondering which businesses, government services and recreation centres will have the day off on the holiday Monday. On that front, we have answers. 

To help you plan the rest of your weekend, consult the following roundup of what's open and closed on Labour Day in Hamilton.

City-run libraries, museums and recreation centres

Government offices will be closed Monday, as will all of Hamilton's public libraries and city-run museums.

All city recreation centres, arenas and indoor pools will have the day off. Wading pools will be closed, except for the one at Dundas Driving Park. However, several outdoor pools are holding special holiday hours.

To consult the swim schedule, go the city's Labour Day recreation page


The HSR will be running a Sunday/holiday schedule on Monday. GO trains and buses will be operating on a Sunday schedule. 

DARTS will be operating on holiday service hours on Monday. All subscription trips, with the exception of those for dialysis patients, are cancelled for the day. Otherwise, if passengers wish to travel on Monday, they must make a reservation in advance. 

Waste collection

There will be no household waste collection on Monday. Pickup this week will occur on the day after your regular collection date. 

Banks, stores and other amenities

Banks, most major grocery stores and lots of other businesses will be closed. Jackson Square, Lime Ridge and Eastgate Square malls will closed as well. None of Hamilton's LCBO or The Beer Store locations will be open.