Office of Mayor William Peduto
City Offices and Citiparks Facilities Closed, Refuse Collection Postponed For Christmas Holiday

PITTSBURGH, PA (Dec. 18, 2015) The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works advises that there will not be any refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Friday, December 25, 2015 in observance of Christmas and on Friday, January 1, 2016 in observance of New Year's Day.

City offices will also be closed on both days.

The Christmas schedule will proceed as follows: If your scheduled day of collection is Friday, December 25, you will be serviced on Saturday, December 26, 2015.

The New Year's schedule will proceed as follows: If your scheduled day of collection is Friday, January 1, 2016, you will be serviced on Saturday, January 2, 2016.

If you should have any questions concerning your collection, you may contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.

Citiparks has announced the following Christmas holiday schedule for recreation facilities:


  • Oliver Bath House indoor swimming pool
  • Mellon Park Tennis Center
  • Citiparks Recreation Centers
  • Citiparks Healthy Active Living senior centers

All Citiparks facilities will close at 4 p.m. on Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24). In addition, the 10 Citiparks recreation centers will remain closed on Saturday, Dec. 26.

Due to unseasonably warm weather in December, the opening of the Schenley Park Skating Rink has been delayed. Opening date to be announced soon.


Friday, December 18, 2015
Katie O'Malley
Communications Coordinator
Office: (412) 925-1990

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