Family Day 2024: service schedule changes and free activities


Family Day is Monday, February 19

Garbage collection schedule

There will be no garbage pickup on the Family Day holiday.

  • Residents who normally have their garbage collected on Monday, February 19 will have garbage collection on Tuesday, along with the regularly scheduled Tuesday pickup. No other routed will be affected by the holiday.
  • See the complete schedule. 

  • Canteen Rd Yard & Garden Drop-off Facility will be closed Monday and Tuesday. It reopens Wednesday for regular hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 


  • Check out all our Family Day activities!
    • We have all sorts of excitement in store for our 2024 Family Day event. Join us for Kindergym, swimming as well as a variety of activities that you can do as a family - and do it all for FREE. This event includes an community favourite - the Esquimalt Lions will be selling hot dogs, by donation, where all money received will be put back into the Esquimalt community. 
  • See our other recreation schedules

Municipal business

Learn more about BC Family Day and other activities in the region