City of Greater Sudbury December 2021 Holiday Service Schedule

Dec 21, 2021

There will be changes to some City of Greater Sudbury services throughout the holidays. The holiday 2021 municipal service schedule is as follows:

Garbage and Recycling

Landfills, transfer stations and the Recycling Centre will be closed on December 25 and January 1. There will be no change to household waste collection this holiday season.

Residents may place natural Christmas trees at the roadside for collection and composting. Trees must be bare of decorations and lights and may not be wrapped in plastic.

GOVA Transit

GOVA Transit schedules will vary through the holidays:
• December 24 – services ends early.
• December 25 – no service.
• December 26 – Saturday/Sunday service schedule.
• December 31 – extended hours and free service after 10 p.m. GOVA Zone hours will be extended where available to match the transit schedule.
• January 1 – holiday service schedule.

For full details on holiday schedules, visit or call 705-675-3333.

Municipal Facilities

  • All municipal facilities will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 24 and Friday, December 31.
  • Tom Davies Square and other municipal offices will be closed on Monday, December 27, Tuesday, December 28 and Monday, January 3.
  • Libraries and Customer Service Centres will be closed on Saturday, December 25, Sunday, December 26, Monday, December 27 and Tuesday, December 28.

Leisure Facilities and Programs

•    Greater Sudbury fitness facilities and pools will be closed on December 25, 26 and January 1, and will close at 2 p.m. on December 24 and 31. Additional holiday hours may vary by location; please call the facility to confirm times.

For facility and program hours, visit

  • Staff are working on building the ice surface at Queen’s Athletic Skating Oval and we will update the public when the oval is safe to open. Volunteers are working on preparing ice surfaces at various municipal outdoor rinks. Ramsey Lake Skating Path remains closed. Outdoor rink updates are available at



311, including the Live Web Chat (, will not be available on December 27, 28 and January 3. Dial 311 for urgent public works, animal control or COVID-19 enforcement services.

The overnight parking by-law, which prohibits on-street parking between midnight and 7 a.m., remains in effect with the exception of December 25, 26 and January 1.

For COVID-19 updates and information related to City services, visit or find us on social media at and

Please note that City social media accounts are not monitored on weekends and municipal holidays.

For up-to-date COVID-19 news and ideas on celebrating the holidays safely, visit the Public Health Sudbury & Districts website at