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

Here are our opening hours during the 2016/17 holiday season.

Civic Centre

9 Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds. 9243 8888

  • Closed from 1pm, 23 December and reopening 28 December
  • Closed 2 January

Transfer Station

188 Holmes Road, Aberfeldie. 8325 1730

  • Closed from 1pm, 23 December. Open 24 December
  • Closed 25-27 December
  • Closed 1-2 January

Note: The Transfer Station will close during very high temperatures during the summer.

Clocktower Centre 

750 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds. 9243 9191

  • Closed 23 December and reopening 3 January
  • Café will reopen 9 January  

Incinerator Gallery

180 Holmes Road, Moonee Ponds. 8325 1750

  • Closed from 18 December and reopening 3 January

Flemington Community Centre 

25 Mt Alexander Road, Flemington. 8325 1800

  • Closed from noon, 23 December and reopening 3 January

Moonee Valley Men's Sheds

5 Rutherford Street, Aberfeldie:

  • Closed 23 December and reopening 23 January

126 Racecourse Road, Flemington

  • Closed 22 December and reopening 25 January

44A Mascoma Street, Strathmore

  • Closed 24 December and reopening 27 January

Essendon Traffic School 

Corner Albion and Lawson Streets, Essendon. 9243 8888

  • Closed from 22 December and reopening 9 January

Crown Street Stables community café

40 Crown Street, Flemington. 9372 5350

  • Closed 25-27 December. Open 28-31 December
  • Closed 1-2 January

Ascot Vale Leisure Centre 

Corner Langs and Epsom Roads, Ascot Vale. 9375 3411

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

East Keilor Leisure Centre 

84 Quinn Grove, East Keilor. 9336 3711

  • 24 December: 7am-6pm
  • 25 December: Closed
  • 26-27 December: 8am-6pm
  • 28-30 December: 5.30am-10pm
  • 31 December: 7am-6pm
  • 1 January: 11am-6pm
  • 2 January: 8am-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
  • 2 January: 6.30pm-8pm

Queens Park Swimming Pool 

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

  • 24 December: 9am-5pm
  • 25 December: Closed
  • 26-27 December: 9am-7pm
  • 28-30 December: 6am-7pm  
  • 31 December: 9am-5pm
  • 1 January: 11am-7pm
  • 2 January: 9am-7pm 

Libraries

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

Branch 23 Dec 24 Dec 25 -27 Dec 28-30 Dec  31 Dec 1-2 Jan 
Ascot Vale  10am-5pm  10am-12pm  Closed 10am-5pm 10am-5pm Closed
Avondale Heights  10am-5.30pm  10am-12pm Closed 10am-5pm 10am-4pm Closed
Flemington  10am-6pm 10am-12pm Closed 10am-5pm 10am-5pm Closed
Niddrie 9am-5pm 9am-12pm Closed 9am-5pm 9am-4pm Closed
Sam Merrifield 9am-5pm 9am-12pm Closed 9am-5pm 9am-5pm Closed

Aged and Disability Services

  • General Home Care Services will not be offered from Friday 23 December 2016 to Monday 2 January 2017 inclusive
  • Neighbourhood Centres will be closed from Friday 23 December 2016 to Wednesday 1 February 2017 inclusive
  • Community Meals please contact us if you have any changes to your pre ordered meals on 9243 8701 otherwise services will continue as usual.
  • Community Transport will continue to provide limited services through the festive season on weekdays (not including public holidays). Services provided include shopping and appointment assistance. Please contact us on 9243 8701 to discuss your transport needs.

Dining rooms:

  • Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre will be open weekdays with the exception of Friday 23 December 2016 and public holidays
  • Flemington Community Centre will be open on Wednesdays as usual
  • Kellaway Neighbourhood Centre will be closed from 23 December 2016 and reopening on Friday 27 January 2017
  • Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre will be closed from 23 December 2016 and reopening on Friday 6 January 2017
  • Niddrie Hub will be closed from 1 December 2016 and reopening on Wednesday 25 January 2017

Moonee Valley Men’s Sheds:

  • Aberfeldie Men’s Shed and Upcycle Shop: final session will be on Thursday 22 December 2016 and reopen Monday 23 January 2017
  • Flemington Men’s Shed: final session will be on Wednesday 21 December 2016 and reopen on Wednesday 25 January 2017
  • Strathmore Men’s Shed: final session will be on Friday 23 December 2016 and reopen Friday 27 January 2017

Groups and classes:

  • Healthy Ageing Exercise Classes (including Crown Street Stables' programs)
    Will be closed from Saturday 17 December 2016 and recommence the week of 1 February 2017.
  • Knit and Knatter groups (Ascot Vale Neighbourhood Centre and Crown St Stables) final session for 2016 will be on Thursday 15 December - recommences the week beginning Monday 9 January 2017
  • Saturday Night Live Group One (13-25 years) final session for 2016 is on Saturday 3 December 2016- recommences Saturday 7 February 2017
  • Saturday Night Live Group Two (26-40 years) final session for 2016 is on Saturday 10 December 2016 – recommences Saturday 11 February 2017
  • Social Connections, final session for 2016 is on Saturday 17 December 2016 – recommences Saturday 18 February 2017.
  • Vic’s Flick’s final session for 2016 is on Thursday 15 December 2016 and will recommence on Thursday 16 February 2017.
Last updated: Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 2:41 AM