Council’s Christmas and New Year Operating Hours

Published on 24 November 2017

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Blacktown City Council will provide services to the public over the festive season, apart from public holidays.

The only services available on Public Holidays will be scheduled waste / recycling collections and emergency call-out services in response to road and drainage problems.

General Council services will be closed on Public Holidays and operate at minimum service levels on 27, 28, and 29 December 2017. 

Domestic waste and recycling pick-ups will be provided as scheduled on 25 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 public holidays.

For more information, visit Council’s website www.blacktown.nsw.gov.au or call 9839 6000.

Operating hours for Council facilities:

Facility

Summary

Domestic waste and recycling pick ups

Collections will be provided as scheduled on 25 and 26 December 2017 and 1 January 2018 public holidays.

Animal Holding Facility

Open Sunday 24 December 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Closed 25 and 26 December 2017 and 1 January 2018.

Open 27, 28, 29 December 2017 from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Open Saturday 30 December 2017 from 9:00am till 1:00pm.

Open Sunday 31 December 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Re-opening on 2 January 2018 and onwards.

Blacktown City Council nursery

The Nursery will be closed from 25 December 2017, re-opening on 2 January 2018.

General Council services

Closed for public holidays and minimum services on 27, 28 and 29 December 2017.

Long day care centres

Closed from 21 December 2017, re-opening on 16 January 2018.

Preschools

Closed from 21 December 2017, re-opening on 16 January 2018.

Before & after school care

Closed from 18 December 2017, re-opening on 29 January 2018.

Vacation care

Operating from 8 to 25 January 2018.

Max Webber Library, Blacktown

 

Open Friday 22 December from 9.30am to 4.00pm

Open Saturday 23 December from 9.30am to 4.00pm

Open Sunday 24 December from 12.00 noon to 4.00pm

Closed Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 December 2017.

Open Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 and Friday 29 December 2017 from 9.30am to 5.00 pm.

Open Saturday 30 December from 9.30am to 4.00pm.

Open Sunday 31 December from 12.00 noon to 4.00pm.

Closed Monday 1 January 2018.

Re-opening on Tuesday 2 January 2018 onwards.

Our Library @ The Mount Druitt Hub

Dennis Johnson Library, Stanhope Gardens

Closed on Friday 22 December 2017 from 12:00 noon.

Open Saturday 23 December from 9.30am to 4.00pm

Open Sunday 24 December from 12.00 noon to 4.00pm

Closed Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 December 2017.

Open Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 and Friday 29 December 2017 from 9.30am to 5.00 pm.

Open Saturday 30 December from 9.30am to 4.00pm.

Open Sunday 31 December from 12.00 noon to 4.00pm.

Closed Monday 1 January 2018.

Re-opening on Tuesday 2 January 2018 onwards.

Lalor Park and Riverstone libraries

Closed on 22 December 2017 from 12:00 noon.

Open Saturday 23 December from 9.30am to 11.45am

Closed Sunday 24 December 2017.

Closed from 25 December to 29 December 2017.

Open Saturday 30 December from 9.30am to 11.45am.

Closed Sunday 31 December 2017.

Closed Monday 1 January 2018.

Re-opening on 2 January 2018 onwards.

Mount Druitt Hub – 1st floor

Closed on 22 December 2017 from 12:00pm.

Re-opening on 8.30am on 2 January 2018.

All aquatic and leisure centres

  • Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope
  • Charlie Lowles Leisure Centre Emerton
  • Blacktown Aquatic Centre
  • Riverstone Swimming Centre
  • Mount Druitt Swimming Centre

Open 24 December 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Closed 25 December 2017 (Christmas Day).

Open 26 December 2017 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.

Open 27 December to 29 December 2017 from 9:00am to 6:00pm.

Open 30 December 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Open 31 December 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm

Open 1 January 2018 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.

Normal operating hours apply from 2 January 2018 onwards.

 

Emerton Youth Recreation Centre

Open 22 December 2017 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Closed from 23 December 2017 to 1 January 2018.

Re-opening on 2 January 2018 and onwards.

Blacktown Visitor Information and Heritage Centre

Closed from 25 December 2017 to 15 January 2018.

Re-opening on 16 January 2018.

Blacktown Arts Centre

Closed from 23 December 2017 to 1 January 2018. Re-opening on 2 January 2018.

 

 

 

Media Contact:

Communications Unit, Blacktown City Council
Alan Gale – (02) 9839 6409