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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Closures


Here’s a look at the holiday schedule for city facilities and operations.

Many City of New Braunfels facilities, including City Hall, Municipal Court, the Library, Parks & Recreation administrative offices, Solid Waste and Recycling administrative offices, the City Recycle Center, and the Westside Community Center will be closed on Thursday, December 23rd and Friday, December 24th in observance of the Christmas holiday. Additionally, those facilities will be closed on Friday, December 31st in observance of the New Year’s Holiday.

Das Rec
Das Rec will have normal hours of operation on Dec. 23rd (5am-9pm), will be closed Dec. 24th and 25th, and will resume normal hours Dec. 26th (10am to 6pm). For New Year’s, Das Rec will have modified hours on Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st (8am to 5pm) and will resume normal hours on Jan. 2nd (10am to 6pm).

Garbage and Recycling Collection
There will be no changes to residential collection of garbage, recycling, or green waste due to the holidays this year, with collections remaining on their regular Monday-to-Thursday schedule. 
There will be no commercial collection on Dec. 25th or Jan. 1st, and the usual Saturday collection will occur the day before the observed holiday (Friday) or the following Monday. 
The City Recycle Center will be closed Dec. 23rd-Dec. 27th and will reopen Dec. 28th at 8am. 
For the New Year’s holiday, the Center will be closed Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st and will reopen with regular hours on Jan. 4th at 8am.
The administrative offices for the City’s Solid Waste and Recycling Division at 424 South Castell Avenue will be closed Dec. 23rd and Dec. 24th, as well as Dec. 31st.

The New Braunfels Public Library will close at 6pm Dec. 20th-Dec. 22nd, and will be closed Dec. 23rd-Dec. 26th. For New Year’s, the Library will be closed Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st and reopen on Jan. 2nd (1pm to 5pm).

Municipal Court
New Braunfels Municipal Court will be closed Dec. 23rd-24th, and Dec. 31st.  

Park Facilities and Amenities
The Landa Park Golf Course at Comal Springs will be open on Dec. 23rd, close at 3pm on Dec. 24th, and remain closed Dec. 25th. For New Year’s, the Golf Course will also be closed on Jan. 1st

Landa Park attractions (like the Aquatic Complex & Miniature Golf) and Fischer Park attractions (like the Splash Pad and the Nature Education Center) are either closed for the season or will be closed on all observed holidays. Please note that the Landa Rec Center will be open Dec. 31st from 7:30am to 6pm for Holiday Adventure Camp.

Westside Community Center
The Westside Community Center will close at 5pm Dec. 20th-22nd and will be closed Dec. 23rd-26th. For New Year’s, the WCC will be closed Dec. 31st-Jan. 2nd.

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