Administrative staff holiday hours will take effect beginning on Thursday, December 24 at 12:00 p.m. and will resume on Monday, January 4, 2021 at their regular office hours.

During this time, municipal administrative offices remain closed and administrative staff services will not be available.

When staff services resume in the New Year, administrative buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice, as a result of the global pandemic. These buildings include:

  • Town Hall: 56 Queen Street (including Corporate Services, Finance, and the Municipal Project Staff Offices)
  • Development Team Office: 5 Mill Street, South (including Community Development, Building Services, and Planning Services) *For emergency assistance, regarding water, sewer and roads operations, please call 905.885.2431 and press * when prompted. Our contact centre agents at T.A.S. Communications will be pleased to assist you. 
  • Fire and Emergency Services (Administration Office only): 245 Ontario Street
  • Joint Operations Centre: 284 Victoria Street North
  • Visitors Centre: 20 Queen Street 
  • Ruth Clarke Activity Centre for Seniors: 81 Mill Street South
  • Port Hope Community Hub: 5325 County Road 10

Transit Hours

Municipal transit will be operating on holiday hours, beginning on Thursday, December 24, 2020:

  • December 24: no bus service after 12:00 p.m.
  • December 25: no bus service
  • December 26: no bus service
  • December 31: no bus service after 12:00 p.m. 
  • January 1: no bus service 

Regular hours resume on Saturday, January 2, 2021. For more details, visit our Transit page

Recreation Facility Hours

Jack Burger Sports Complex (JBSC) - 60 Highland Drive

Holiday Hours: The JBSC is open on the following dates during the holidays:

  • December 23 - 7 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • December 27 - 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • December 28 - 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • December 29 - 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • December 30 - 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • January 2 - 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • January 3 - 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Note that the Jack Burger Sports Complex is closed December 24 to December 26, and December 31, 2020 as well as January 1, 2021. Please review our COVID-19 update on facility protocols before visiting the JBSC. 

Town Park Recreation Centre (TPRC) – 62 McCaul Street

Holiday Hours: The TPRC is open on the following dates during the holidays:

  • December 23 - 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • December 28 - 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • December 29 - 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • December 30 - 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • January 2 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Note that the Town Park Recreation Centre is closed December 24 to December 27, and December 31, 2020 as well as January 1 and January 3, 2021.  Please review our COVID-19 update on facility protocols before visiting the TPRC. 

Port Hope Public Library

Please note the holiday hours schedule for the Mary J. Benson Branch (31 Queen Street):

  • December 24 – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • December 28 – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • December 29 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • December 30 - 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • December 31 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The Port Hope Public Library is closed December 26 and 26, 2020 and January 1 and 2, 2021. Regular hours resume at the Library on January 4, 2021.