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HomeUncategorizedLibraries, aquatic centres make a quiet return

Libraries, aquatic centres make a quiet return

Major community facilities across the “southern zone” have reopened today following the official removal of stay at home orders. The orders remain in place north of Narrabeen until at least 9 January.

While no official announcement is forthcoming from Council, their website has been updated today to announce the reopening of facilities, such as aquatic centres. Community Centres remain closed while they configure the space to meet the  4sqm rule.

We popped in for a visit to Manly Library today; it was open, but masks must now be worn at all times while inside. Dee Why, Forestville, Glen Street, and Warringah Mall library branches have also reopened today, Monday 4 January, with reduced capacity. Mona Vale Library remains closed.

Warringah Aquatic Centre and Manly ABC Pool and Gym have both reopened today, as have Glen Street Theatre, Manly Art Gallery and Museum and the Creative Space in North Curl Curl.

The  Visitor Information Centre at Manly Wharf will open Wednesday 6 January but the Coastal Environment Centre and Manly Environment Centre remain closed for now, as well as the Aboriginal Heritage Office and Justice of the Peace services.

Beaches, playgrounds, rockpool, skate parks, outdoor gyms, tennis courts and golf courses are all back in play across the region.

Council will be updating their operation hours via their website here.

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