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Council venues reopen

Published on 08 November 2021

Key Council venues have reopened in line with the gradual easing of COVID-19 restrictions by the NSW Government.

Conditions of entry

In line with the NSW Government’s Public Health Order, the following rules will apply to all Council venues during this time:

  • Visitors 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated or have a medical exemption. Proof of vaccination status is required
  • Visitors are required to check-in when visiting either by using the Service NSW smartphone app or manually lodging their details
  • Visitors at any indoor Council venue who is aged 12 or over are required to wear a face mask at all times (unless exempt) and abide by the one person per two square metre rule.

Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre

The Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre (RALC) has reopened for all purposes. This includes lap swimming, swimming lessons, squad training, rehabilitation activities and community sporting groups in the stadium.

The recreation area with the beach, river and whirlpool reopened from 8 November 2021 in line with the further easing of restrictions by the NSW Government.

The wave pool (12.00 - 5.00pm) and waterslide (10.00am - 5.00pm) facilities have also resumed operation on weekends.

Face masks must be worn for all visitors aged over 12 when not exercising or taking part in a pool activity.

City of Ryde Libraries

The Ryde, Eastwood, Gladesville and West Ryde library branches have all reopened. For opening hours, please visit the City of Ryde Libraries page. 

The Library2U service has converted to a temporary contactless Click & Collect service, which is operating from the Gladesville Library branch.

North Ryde Library will remain closed while work on the Coxs Road Town Centre upgrade continues. 

To continue supporting the community, after-hours book return chutes will remain open at the Ryde, West Ryde, Eastwood and Gladesville branches. The Home Library Service will also continue its expanded service to anyone aged 65 years and over.

Customer Service Centre

The Customer Service Centre is open and operates Monday to Friday between the hours of 10am to 4pm.

Please note that these re-openings are subject to change in line with the latest NSW Government advice and Public Health Orders. 

Last updated on 8 November 2021