Christmas in York: opening times for council offices, libraries and leisure centres

20 Dec 2013 @ 11.14 am
| News

City of York Council services, including its leisure centres and libraries, have revised opening hours over the festive period. Here are the details.

Council HQ

The council’s main offices at West Offices and Hazel Court will be closed as usual on the bank holidays – Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. The offices will close an hour early, at 4pm, on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Leisure centres

Both Energise sports centre and swimming pool on Cornlands Road and Yearsley Swimming Pool on Haley’s Terrace will be operating revised opening hours during the period.

Energise is open over Christmas except for the usual bank holidays, closing at 1.30pm Christmas Eve. It will be closed on 1 and 2 January, closing at 1.30pm on New Year’s Eve.

Yearsley Pool closes at 4pm on Christmas Eve and opens on Sunday 29 December. It will close on New Year’s Eve at 4:30pm until Thursday 2 January.

York libraries

All libraries will close over Christmas and New Year. York Explore (formerly the central library) will close for Christmas at 4pm on Sunday 22 December with all other libraries at their usual closing time on Saturday 21 December.

All libraries will be open as usual from Thursday 2 January, except York Explore which will re-opens at 9am on Friday 3 January.

Emergency contacts

Out-of-hours and emergency contact numbers can be found on the council website or by calling 01904 551550. Alternatively, please follow @cityofyork on Twitter or @yorkgritter for up-to-date information.

City of York Council tenants who require emergency repairs out of office hours should call 01904 630405.

The Emergency Duty Team for Social Care can be contacted outside office hours only by telephone: 0845 034 9417, or by email: [email protected]

For all other emergencies call 01904 625751.