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County Offices, Courts Closed
for New Year’s Holiday

Allegheny County parks open during holidays

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
December 28, 2019
Posted in: Announcements

Allegheny County parks, including Boyce Park, shown here, will have special holiday hours for outdoor activities — weather-permitting, of course. (Photo courtesy Allegheny County Parks)

All Allegheny County offices, including courts and magisterial district judges’ offices, will be closed Wednesday for the New Year’s Day holiday, a spokesperson said, but county parks will have special holiday hours.

In addition, on Tuesday, Allegheny County courts and the District Attorney’s Office will be closed. The county treasurer’s office will close at 12 noon. The marriage license and passport office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but the rest of the Department of Court Records will be closed.

All other offices under the Executive Branch, along with the Controller’s Office, will be open normal business hours, the spokesperson said.

The county’s ice rinks, ski slopes, snow tubing and golf courses will have holiday hours, weather and conditions permitting:

South Park Ice Rink

Dec. 30, Dec. 31, Jan. 1: 12 noon to 5 p.m.

South Park will host “Skate with Parker,” the Allegheny County Parks mascot, from 12 to 4 p.m. on Monday. Regular rink admission fees apply.

Boyce Park Ski Slopes (weather permitting)

To find out if the slopes are open, call (724) 733-4656.

Dec. 31: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 1: 12 noon to 9:30 p.m.

Boyce Park Snow Tubing (weather permitting)

Call (724) 733-4656 to find out if the course is open.

Dec. 31: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; 12 noon to 2 p.m.; 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Jan. 1: 12 noon to 2 p.m.; 2:30-4:30 p.m.; 5 to 7 p.m.; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Snow tubing tickets may be purchased online.

South Park Golf Course (weather permitting)

Dec. 31 and Jan. 1: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For the latest information on scheduling changes at the golf course due to weather or conditions, call (412) 835-3545.

Originally published December 28, 2019.

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