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Christmas Opening Hours

Leisure Centres

Please see following for leisure, please note where centres are marked as open on 31.12.19, they will close early at 2.30pm to public.

Centre

24.12.19

25.12.19

26.12.19

27.12.19

28.12.19

29.12.19

30.12.19

31.12.19

01.01.20

 

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

Boxing Day

 

 

 

 

New Years Eve

New Years Day

Bishops Field

 Closed

 Closed 

  Closed

  Closed

  Closed

  Closed

  Closed

 Closed 

Closed

Brandywell **

Closed

Closed

Open

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

Closed

Closed

Brooke Park

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

City Baths

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Foyle Arena

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Templemore SC

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Riversdale LC

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Melvin SC

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Derg Valley LC

Closed

Closed

Closed

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Closed

Community services and centres

Glenview CC, Fanad Drive, Kildrum CC, Tullyally CC, Bishop Street CC

Closes Friday 20th December, opens Monday 6th January

Oakland

Closes Sunday 22nd December, opens Monday 6th January

Clady CC

Closes Tuesday 24th December, opens Thursday 2nd January

Leafair CC

Closed 23rd-30th December

Lettershandoney CC

Closes Friday 20th December, normal hours from Thursday 2nd January

Births deaths and marriages office

The District Registration Offices will be closed over the Christmas period on Tuesday, 24th, Wednesday, 25th and Thursday, 26th December and will re-open on Friday, 27th December 2019. We will then close on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, 1st January 2020.

Information note - There is an out-of-office emergency death registration service provided over the holiday period. If a family need to urgently register the death of their loved one because the burial is taking place outside the jurisdiction or a cremation has been urgently planned. The local Funeral Directors have the out-of-office mobile number and will contact the Registrar.

There are 8 Weddings over the Christmas and New Year period, a lovely, vibrant and happy way to finish 2019 as we look forward to a New Year!

Council offices and facilities

Both Strand and Derry Road Council Offices are only closed on the statutory days, 24th, 25th & 26th December and 1st January. Open as usual all other dates.

Recycling Centres Christmas Eve

Pennyburn closing at 4.00pm

All other sites closing at 2.00pm

Christmas Day All sites closed

Boxing Day Pennyburn, Strahans Road and Glendermott Road open 10.00am to 2.00pm

All other sites closed

New Years Eve Pennyburn closing at 4.00pm

All other sites closing at 2.00pm

New Years Day All sites closed

Alley Theatre

Open Christmas Eve 10am-3pm 

Closed Christmas Day

Closed Boxing Day

Closed New Year’s Day


Guildhall and The Tower Museum will be closed on the following days;

Tues 24th, Wed 25th, Thurs 26th Dec 2019 & Wed 1st January 2020

Normal opening hours will apply for the remaining days over the Christmas period.

The Guildhall will open at 9am and close at 6pm (last entry 5.30pm) on the following dates;

Mon 23rd, Fri 27th, Sat 28th, Sun 29th, Mon 30th & Tues 31st December. 

Normal Opening hours will resume on Thursday 2nd January


Dog pound

Dog Shelter will be closed to the public from Monday 23 December until Monday 30 December 2019. It will also be closed on New Year’s Day, 1 January 2020.

Bin collections

Saturday 21st December, collections for Wednesday 25th December.

Monday 23rd December as normal.

Tuesday 24th December as normal.

Wednesday 25th December - NO COLLECTIONS.

Thursday 26th December - NO COLLECTIONS.

Friday 27th December as normal.

Saturday 28th December, collections for Thursday 26th December.

Monday 30th December as normal.

Tuesday 31st December as normal.

Wednesday 1st January - NO COLLECTIONS.

Thursday 2nd January as normal.

Friday 3rd January as normal.

Saturday 4th January collections for Wednesday 1st January.

Refuse Collection services will to normal schedule on Monday 6th January - BLACK BIN WEEK.

Cemetery services

Cemeteries will be operating as normal during the Christmas Period. Cemeteries will be open from 8.00am-4.30pm.

 

Parks and playgrounds

 

Parks and Playgrounds will be open to the public as normal, we have no expected closures or disruption in service over the Christmas period, unless there are adverse weather conditions.