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Council Facilities Update

OPEN FACILITIES

Play Parks
Play Parks are reopening from Friday 10 July. Parents/guardians are asked to read the following guidance in advance of their visit to ensure safe use for everyone:

Guidance for families using Play Parks – Covid-19

Outdoor Gyms
Outdoor gyms are reopening from Friday 10 July. Users are asked to read the following guidance in advance of their visit to ensure safe use for everyone:

Guidance for Outdoor Gyms – Covid-19

Skate Park
The Skate Park is reopening from Friday 10 July. Users are asked to read the following guidance in advance of their visit to ensure safe use for everyone:

Guidance for Skateboarders – Covid-19

Pump Tracks
Pump Tracks are reopening from Friday 10 July. Users are asked to read the following guidance in advance of their visit to ensure safe use for everyone:

Guidance for Pump Track – Covid-19

Multi-Use Games Areas
MUGAs are reopening from Friday 10 July. Users are asked to read the following guidance in advance of their visit to ensure safe use for everyone:

Guidance for MUGAs – Covid-19

Leisure Facilities (outdoor)

Clare Glen Caravan Park – Reopening from 26 June
Gosford Forest Caravan Park – Reopening from 26 June
Kinnego Marina Caravan Park – Reopening 3 July

For bookings click here.

Public Toilets

The following public toilets are available to access from Monday 29th June:

  • Castle Lane, Lurgan
  • Dobbin Street, Armagh
  • McCrums Court, Armagh
  • Shambles, Armagh
  • The Mall, Armagh
  • Kenlis Street, Banbridge

From Thursday 18th June, public toilets are available to access in the following Parks and Open Spaces:

  • Gosford Forest Park
  • Loughgall Country Park
  • Tannaghmore Gardens
  • Portadown Peoples Park
  • Lurgan Park
  • Solitude Park

Please note: Users are asked to respect the Public Health Agency (PHA) guidance in place in all facilities in the interest of personal safety, respect for others and Council Staff.

Recycling Centres
For more information and opening hours click here.

  • Armagh Recycling Centre
  • Banbridge Recycling Centre
  • Dromore Recycling Centre
  • Keady Recycling Centre
  • Lurgan Recycling Centre
  • Markethill Recycling Centre
  • Portadown Recycling Centre
  • Rathfriland Recycling Centre
  • Tandragee Recycling Centre

Leisure Facilities (outdoor)
All parks are open 8am to 9pm, unless stated.

Following the Northern Ireland Executive’s relaxation of some aspects of leisure services, a number of outdoor leisure facilities have reopened. Please note: Service restrictions are in place, for more information please click here.

Bowling greens
Brownstown Park
Carnagh Forest Park
Clare Glen
Coney Island
Corbet Lough
Craigavon City Park
Craigavon Golf Course
Darkley Forest Park
Dromore Town Park
Edenvilla Park
Gosford Forest Park
Hoys Meadow
Katesbridge Park
Lord Lurgan Park
Loughgall County Park (Mon-Fri: 9am-9pm, Sat & Sun: 7.30am-9pm)
Loughgall Golf Course
Lurgan Public Park
Maghery Country Park
Oxford Island
Palace Public Park
Portadown People’s Park
Scarva Park
Solitude Park
Tannaghmore Gardens

Civic Buildings

The three main Civic Buildings – The Palace Demesne (Armagh), the Civic Building (Banbridge) and the Civic Centre (Craigavon), will remain open to the public for these essential services:

  • Refuse Collection
  • Burial Services

All non-essential services have been suspended from Tuesday 24 March 2020 until further notice. From this date, a reduced level of services are in operation relating to essential services only.

Access for the public to these buildings will be managed in line with Public Health Agency (PHA) guidance, and social distancing will apply.

CLOSED FACILITIES

The following indoor leisure facilities will begin phased reopening for gym and exercise classes from Thursday 16 July:
Banbridge Leisure Centre
Craigavon Leisure Centre
Orchard Leisure Centre

Leisure Facilities (indoor)
Ardmore Recreation Centre
Banbridge Leisure Centre
Cathedral Road Recreation Centre
Cascades Leisure Centre
Craigavon Leisure Centre
Craigavon Ski Centre
Dromore Community Centre
Gilford Community Centre
Keady Recreation Centre
Lough Neigh Discovery Centre
Orchard Leisure Centre
Rathfriland Community Centre
Richhill Recreation Centre
Tandragee Recreation Centre
Tannaghmore Gardens Farm
Watersports Centre
Waves Leisure Centre

Business Facility
Bleary Business and Community Centre

Community Facilities
Ashgrove Community Centre
Avenue Rd Community Centre
Brownlow Hub
Brownstown Community Centre
Dobbin St Community Centre
Killicomaine Community Centre
North Lurgan Community Centre
Mourneview Community Centre
Lurgan Town Hall
Portadown Town Hall
TMAC Keady

Depots
Council Depots

Tourism, Arts and Culture
Armagh County Museum
Armagh Youth Hostel
Armagh Visitor Information Centre
Banbridge Visitor Information Centre
Bronte Interpretive Centre
Craigavon Museum Services
FE McWilliam Gallery
Market Place Theatre
Moneypenny’s Lockhouse and Forge
Navan Centre