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Christmas & New Years Hours & Closings


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  • Citywide

    All City offices will be closed on the following days:

    • Christmas Eve (12/24)
    • Christmas Day (12/25)
    • New Years Day (1/1)
  • Lakeland Electric

    All Lakeland Electric offices will be closed:

    • Christmas Eve (12/24)
    • Christmas Day (12/25)
    • New Years Day (1/1)

    Customers can access their utility account(s) by telephone 863.834.9535 7 days a week / 24 hours a day with no wait time to retrieve account balance and due date, make a payment, update your telephone number and request a payment extension if one is needed. If you have a outage on the days we are closed please call our after hours number 863.834.4248 and/or report an outage online.

  • Lakeland Public Library

    Early Closings:

    • New Years Eve (12/31): Lakeland Public Libraries will close at 5 PM.

    All libraries will be closed:

    • Christmas Eve (12/24/18)
    • Christmas Day (12/25/18)
    • New Years Day (1/1/19)
  • Parks & Recreation

    Christmas Eve (12/24):

    • All Recreation Centers, Gandy Pool, Offices, and Libraries are CLOSED.
    • Gated Parks will close at 4pm.
    • Nongated parks are OPEN, dawn to dusk, use at your own risk.
    • Cleveland Heights Golf Course is OPEN.

    *Hollis Garden is always closed on Mondays.


    Christmas Day (12/25):

    • All Recreation Centers, Gandy Pool, Offices, Libraries, Cleveland Heights Golf Course, and Gated Parks are CLOSED.
    • Non-gated parks are use at your own risk, open dawn to dusk.

    New Year’s Eve (12/31):

    • Offices are open normal hours.
    • Kelly Recreation Complex, Simpson Park Community Center, and Libraries close at 5pm.
    • All Gated Parks will close at 4pm.
    • Non-gated parks are OPEN, dawn to dusk, use at your own risk.
    • Cleveland Heights Golf Course is OPEN.

    *Hollis Garden is always closed on Mondays.


    New Year’s Day (1/1):

    • All Recreation Centers, Gandy Pool, Offices, and Libraries are CLOSED.
    • All Parks are open normal hours.
    • Cleveland Heights Golf Course is OPEN.
  • RP Funding Center

    Closings:

    • Christmas Eve (12/24)
    • Christmas Day (12/25)
    • New Years Day (1/1)
  • Solid Waste - Trash/Recycling Pickup

    Offices Closed 12/24 & 12/25: No Collection on Tuesday

    • Monday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Monday, December 24th
    • Tuesday customers will be collected on Wednesday, December 26th
    • Thursday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Thursday, December 27th
    • Friday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Friday, December 28th

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    Offices Closed: No Collection on Tuesday, January 1st 

    • Monday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Monday, December 31st
    • Tuesday customers will be collected on Wednesday, January 2nd
    • Thursday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Thursday, January 3rd
    • Friday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Friday, January 4th