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Council venues to reopen from Monday 11 October

Published on 07 October 2021

The City of Ryde will reopen key Council venues from Monday 11 October, in line with the initial easing of COVID-19 restrictions by the NSW Government.

This will result in the following changes:

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 will be required
  • Visitors will be 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 will be required to wear a face mask at all times (unless exempt) and abide by the four-square metre rule.

City of Ryde Libraries

The Ryde Library branch at Top Ryde will reopen on Monday 11 October for a limited Browse and Borrow service.

Ryde Library branch will initially be open Monday to Friday between the hours of 10am to 4pm. 

The Library2U service will convert to a temporary contactless Click & Collect service, which will commence from Tuesday 19 October and operate from the Gladesville Library branch.

At this stage it is planned for Ryde, Eastwood, Gladesville and West Ryde library branches to all reopen and resume normal hours of operation from Monday 25 October.

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.

Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre

The Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre (RALC) will reopen from 5.30am on Monday 11 October for squad training, lap swimming and rehab activities only. 

Regular opening hours will be in operation. Bookings for lap swimming are encouraged. 

Swimming lessons will resume from Monday 18 October.

Customer Service Centre

The Customer Service Centre will reopen on Monday 11 October and operate 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 October 2021