Holiday Hours & Closings


City of Lakeland Holiday Hours 2017-18 Graphic

City offices will be closed on the following dates:

  • Friday, December 22nd, 2017
  • Monday, December 25th, 2017
  • Monday, January 1st, 2018

 Click below to see additional Department-specific closings.


  • City Offices (City-Wide)

    City offices will be closed on the following dates:

    • Friday, December 22nd, 2017
    • Monday, December 25th, 2017
    • Monday, January 1st, 2018
  • Lakeland Electric

    Lakeland Electric will be closed December 22nd - December 25th.

    Lakeland Electric staff will return on December 26, 2017. During this time, customers may 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 are registered online, you can use E-bill (paperless billing). This includes bill pay, bill summary, transaction history and consumption history. When enrolling you can create a personal login, allowing you free in-depth account management 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Enroll in Lakeland Electric's free paperless billing at ebill.lakelandelectric.com.


     Outages & Emergencies

    If you experience an outage 12/22-12/26 in your zone or you want to report a power outage or electrical emergency such as a downed power line, please call Lakeland Electric's dedicated toll-free automated system at 863.834.4248.

  • Lakeland Public Libraries

    Friday, December 22nd - Monday, December 25th

    • All Libraries - CLOSED

    Sunday, December 31st

    • Main Library - OPEN
    • E-Library – CLOSED
    • Jackson Branch Library – CLOSED

    Monday, January 1st 

    • All Libraries - CLOSED
  • Parks & Recreation

    Friday, December 22nd

    • Kelly Recreation Complex - OPEN until 5pm
    • Simpson Park Community Center - OPEN until 5pm
    • Gandy Pool – OPEN
    • Tennis Courts – OPEN (Beerman Family Tennis Complex will close with Common Ground)
    • All Parks OPEN
    • Cleveland Heights Golf Course - OPEN
    • All Libraries CLOSED
    • All Offices CLOSED 

    Saturday, December 23rd

    • All Recreation Centers, Libraries, Gandy Pool and Offices – CLOSED
    • Tennis Courts – OPEN (Beerman Family Tennis Complex will close with Common Ground)
    • All Parks OPEN Cleveland Heights Golf Course – OPEN

    Sunday, December 24th

    • All Recreation Centers, Libraries, Gandy Pool and Offices – CLOSED
    • Tennis Courts – OPEN (Beerman Family Tennis Complex will close with Common Ground)
    • Gated Parks – OPEN until 4pm
    • Non-Gated Parks - OPEN
    • Cleveland Heights Golf Course – OPEN

    Monday, December 25th

    • All Recreation Centers, Libraries, Gandy Pool, Offices, Cleveland Heights Golf Course AND Gated Parks – CLOSED
    • Non-Gated Parks – Use at your own risk - Staff will not be scheduled to take out trash or clean restrooms on Christmas Day. Please respect our public spaces.

    Sunday, December 31st - New Year's Eve

    • Kelly Recreation Complex – OPEN
    • Simpson Park Community Center – OPEN
    • Gandy Pool – OPEN Tennis Courts - OPEN (Beerman Family Tennis Complex will close with Common Ground)
    • Gated Parks – Open until 4pm
    • Non-Gated Parks – OPEN (close normal time - DUSK)

    Monday, January 1st - Happy New Year!

    • All Recreation Centers, Libraries, Gandy Pool, and Offices – CLOSED
    • Parks – OPEN Normal Hours
    • Cleveland Heights Golf Course – OPEN
    • Tennis Courts - OPEN (Beerman Family Tennis Complex will close with Common Ground)
  • Solid Waste Collection

    Friday, December 22nd, 2017 | Normal Collection - Offices OPEN


    Monday, December 25th, 2017 | No Collection - Offices CLOSED

    • Monday customers will be collected on Tuesday, December 26th
    • Tuesday customers will be collected on Wednesday, December 27th
    • Thursday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Thursday, December 28th
    • Friday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Friday, December 29th

    Monday, January 1st, 2018 | No Collection - Offices CLOSED

    • Monday customers will be collected on Tuesday, January 2nd
    • Tuesday customers will be collected on Wednesday, January 3rd
    • Thursday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Thursday, January 4th
    • Friday customers will be collected on their normal collection day: Friday, January 5th