Christmas opening hours for Council facilities

Many of our facilities have different opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period.

Here are our opening hours during the 2017/18 holiday season.

Civic Centre

9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds. 9243 8888

  • Closed from 1pm, 22 December and reopening 27 December
  • Closed 1 January

Transfer Station

188 Holmes Road, Aberfeldie. 8325 1730

  • Closed from 25 December and reopening 27 December
  • Closed 1 January

Note: The Transfer Station is closed when temperature reaches 38 degrees due to occupational health and safety reasons.

Clocktower Centre 

750 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds. 9243 9191

  • Closed from 5pm, 22 December and reopening 2 January

Incinerator Gallery

180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds. 8325 1750

  • Closed from 22 December and reopening 2 January

Bowes Avenue Community Centre

27-31 Bowes Avenue, Airport West: 8325 1890

  • Closed from 12 noon, 22 December and reopening 2 January

Flemington Community Centre 

25 Mt Alexander Road, Flemington. 8325 1800

  • Closed from 12 noon, 22 December and reopening 2 January

Moonee Valley Men's Sheds

5 Rutherford Street, Aberfeldie:

  • Closed from 21 December and reopening 22 January

144A Mascoma Street, Strathmore

  • Closed 24 December and reopening 27 January

Essendon Traffic School 

Corner Albion and Lawson Streets, Essendon. 9243 8888

  • Closed from 24 December and reopening 20 January

Crown Street Stables community café

40 Crown Street, Flemington. 9372 5350

  • Closed Monday, 25 December: Christmas Day
  • Closed Tuesday, 26 December: Boxing Day
  • Closed Monday, 1 January: New Year’s Day

Ascot Vale Leisure Centre 

Corner Langs and Epsom Roads, Ascot Vale. 9375 3411

  • 24 December: 6am-5pm
  • 25 December: Closed
  • 26 December: 8am-6pm
  • 27 December: 8am-8pm
  • 28-29 December: 5am-10pm
  • 30-31 December: 8am-5pm
  • 1 January: 11am-6pm

East Keilor Leisure Centre 

84 Quinn Grove, East Keilor. 9336 3711

  • 24 December: 8am-6pm
  • 25 December: Closed
  • 26 December: 8am-6pm
  • 27-29 December: 5.30am-10pm
  • 30 December: 7am-8pm
  • 31 December: 8am-6pm
  • 1 January: 10am-6pm

Riverside Golf and Tennis Centre

Newsom Street, Ascot Vale. 9938 4545

  • 24 December: 6.30am-7pm
  • 25 December: Closed
  • 26-30 December: 6.30am-8pm
  • 31 December: 6.30am-6pm
  • 1 January: 9am-8pm

Queens Park Swimming Pool 

Corner Pascoe Vale Road and The Strand, Moonee Ponds. 9375 3651

  • 24 December: 9am-6pm
  • 25 December: Closed
  • 26 December: 9am-6pm
  • 27-29 December: 6am-7pm
  • 30 December: 9am-7pm
  • 31 December: 9am-6pm
  • 1 January: 9am-6pm

Neighbourhood Centres

Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre, Kellaway Neighbourhood Centre and Niddrie Hub will be closed from Friday, 22 December and reopen Thursday, 1 February.

Libraries

To renew and reserve items, access databases or download e-audio, please visit the libraries page.

Branch 24 Dec 25 -26 Dec 27-29 Dec  30 Dec  31 Dec 1 Jan 
Ascot Vale  Closed
Closed 10am-5pm 10am-1pm Closed Closed
Avondale Heights  Closed Closed 10am-5pm 10am-4pm Closed Closed
Flemington  Closed Closed 10am-5pm 10am-5pm Closed Closed
Niddrie Closed Closed 9am-5pm 9am-4pm Closed Closed
Sam Merrifield 1pm-5pm Closed 9am-5pm 9am-5pm 1pm-5pm Closed

Aged and Disability Services

  • Home support services will be limited to personal care, limited respite and community meals from Monday, 25 December 2017 to Monday, 1 January 2018 inclusive.
  • Community Meals will continue as usual - please contact us on 9243 8701 if you have any changes to your pre ordered meals.
  • Community Transport will provide limited services for pre-arranged medical appointments only from Monday, 25 December 2017 to Monday, 1 January 2018 inclusive. Please call 9243 8701 to discuss your transport needs.

Dining rooms:

  • Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre will be closed from Saturday, 16 December and reopen Friday, 12 January.
  • Niddrie Hub will be closed from Thursday, 30 November and reopen Wednesday, 7 February.

Groups and classes:

  • Healthy Ageing Exercise classes (including Crown Street Stables' programs)  will be closed from Saturday, 16 December 2017 and recommence the week of 5 February 2018.
  • Knit and Knatter groups (Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre and Crown St Stables) final session for 2017 will be on Thursday, 14 December - recommences the week beginning Monday 8 January 2018.
  • Relax-ercising final session for 2017 is on Thursday, 21 December 2017 – recommences Thursday, 1 February 2018.
  • Stronger Carers Workshops final session for 2017 is on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 – recommences Tuesday, 13 February 2018.
  • Social Connections final session for 2017 is on Saturday, 16 December 2017 – recommences Saturday, 17 February 2018.
  • Classic Movies final session for 2017 is on Thursday, 21 December 2017 and will recommence on Thursday, 15 February 2018.
Last updated: Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 5:13 AM