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Posted on: December 15, 2020

City of New Braunfels Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Closures

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Many City of New Braunfels facilities, including City Hall, the Library, Parks & Recreation administrative offices, the Fischer Park Nature Center, the Municipal Annex, the city’s Recycling Center, and the Westside Community Center will be closed on Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas holiday.  Additionally, those facilities will be closed on Friday, January 1st, 2021 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.  Here’s a look at the holiday schedule for some specific city facilities and operations: 

Das Rec
Das Rec, the city’s Recreation Center, will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24th and Friday, Dec. 25th.  Normal operating hours will resume on Saturday, Dec. 26th.  Das Rec will also have reduced hours on Thursday, Dec. 31st and Friday, Jan. 1st from 8am to 5pm each day.  For more information, please visit the Das Rec website.  

Garbage and Recycling Collection
There will be no changes to residential collection of garbage, recycling, or Green Waste due to the holidays this year. On Thursday, Dec. 24th, Friday, Dec. 25th, and also on Friday, Jan. 1st, 2021, collection for residents will take place as regularly scheduled. 

Commercial collection will change with collection shifting to either the day before or the day after the observed holiday.  There will be no commercial collection on Friday, Dec. 25th or Friday, Jan. 1st.  The week beginning Jan. 4th, commercial collection will resume its usual collection schedule. 

The City Recycle Center will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24th and Friday, Dec. 25th.  The Center will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 26th at 8am.  The Recycle Center will also be closed on Friday, Jan. 1st and will reopen with regular hours on Saturday, Jan. 2nd, beginning at 8am. 

The administrative offices for the City’s Solid Waste and Recycling Division at 424 South Castell Avenue will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 24th, Friday, Dec. 25th, and Friday, Jan. 1st.   

For more information about these services, please visit the City of New Braunfels Solid Waste & Recycling Division website or call (830) 221-4040.  

Library
The New Braunfels Public Library will close at 6pm on Wednesday, Dec. 23rd and reopen on Monday, Dec. 28th at 10am. Additionally, the library will close at 6pm on Thursday, Dec. 31st and reopen on Saturday, Jan. 2nd at 10am.  The book return will remain available throughout for returns. For more information, please visit the New Braunfels Public Library website.    

Park Facilities and Amenities
The Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs will close at 3pm on Thursday, Dec. 24th with the last tee time for 18 holes at 11am and the last tee time for 9-hole play at 1pm.  The Golf Course will be closed on Friday, Dec. 25th, will offer normal operating hours on Thursday, Dec. 31st, and will be closed again on Friday, Jan. 1st.  For more information, please visit the Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs website

The Landa Recreation Center will be closed December 24th, 25th, and Jan. 1st.
The Fischer Park Nature Education Center will be closed Dec. 24th, 25th, and Jan. 1st.
The Landa Park Mini Golf Course, Landa Park Paddle Boats, and the Landa Park Aquatic Center are currently closed for the season.

For more information, please visit the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation website

Westside Community Center
The Westside Community Center will close at 5pm on Wednesday, Dec. 23rd and reopen on Monday, Dec. 28th at 9am.  Additionally, the Westside Community Center will close at 5pm on Thursday, Dec. 31st and reopen on Saturday, Jan 2nd at 9am.  The Westside Community Center Library will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 28th at 12pm, and Saturday, Jan. 2nd, at 11am.  For more information, please visit the Westside Community Center website

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