PRESS RELEASES

City Facilities to Close but Garbage Collection to Continue on Juneteenth Holiday

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 14, 2021) City of Pittsburgh offices and facilities will be closed Friday, June 18, in observance of Juneteenth, but regular Department of Public Works collection of refuse and recyclables will continue on schedule. 

Mayor William Peduto introduced legislation to City Council in February to make Juneteenth an official city holiday for the first time. 

Spray parks and swimming pools will be open Friday but other Citiparks facilities will be closed: 

HEALTHY ACTIVE LIVING CENTERS (Senior Centers) 

CLOSED—Friday, June 18 

The Grab ‘n Go Meal Schedule will accommodate Seniors with extra meals on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 and the regular schedule will resume on Monday, June 21. 

RECREATION CENTERS 

CLOSED— Friday, June 18 

The Summer Food Service Program Meal Distribution will resume on Monday, June 21. 

A complete listing of Citiparks Summer Food Service Program locations can be found HERE

MELLON PARK TENNIS CENTER 

CLOSED—Friday, June 18 through Sunday, June 20. (A large Juneteenth celebration will be in Mellon Park during this time.) 

SPRAY PARKS 

Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

SWIMMING POOLS 

Open · A complete listing of open pools and hours of operations can be found here

SCHENLEY PARK SKATING RINK 

Closed for the season 

OLIVER BATH HOUSE 

Closed for renovations 

 

Published

06.14.2021

Contacts

Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor's Office
412-660-1999
timothy.mcnulty@pittsburghpa.gov