2021 Holiday Operating Schedule

Page updated on Jan 14, 2021 at 4:54 PM

2021 Calendar Year 

  • The Lee Center (administrative offices) and Oswald Durant Center are closed on all City holidays.
  • Jerome "Buddie" Ford Nature Center is closed on Sunday (November through March) and on Monday & Tuesday throughout the year. 
  • The Torpedo Factory Art Center, unless otherwise posted, is open on a regular schedule.
  • Chinquapin and neighborhood centers (Charles Barrett, Charles Houston, Leonard "Chick" Armstrong, Mount Vernon, Nannie J. Lee, Patrick Henry, and William Ramsay) operate on City holidays as follows:

January 1 (Friday) - New Year's Day (2021)

  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

January 18 (Monday) - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

  • Chinquapin: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

January 20 (Wednesday) - Inauguration Day

  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

February 15 (Monday) - George Washington Day

  • Chinquapin: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

April 4 (Sunday) - Easter

  • All Facilities: Closed
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed

May 31 (Monday) - Memorial Day

  • Chinquapin: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Open
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

July 4 (Sunday) - Independence Day

  • Chinquapin: Closed
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • City Outdoor Pools: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

July 5 (Monday) - Independence Day (observed)

  • Chinquapin: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • City Outdoor Pools: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

September 6 (Monday) - Labor Day

  • Chinquapin: Closed
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • City Outdoor Pools: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Open
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

October 11 (Monday) - Indigenous Peoples' Day  

  • Chinquapin: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Open
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

November 25 (Thursday) - Thanksgiving

  • All Facilities: Closed
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed

November 26 (Friday) - Day After Thanksgiving 

  • Chinquapin: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Open
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

December 24 (Friday) - Christmas Eve

  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Open
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

December 25 (Saturday) - Christmas

  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

December 31 (Friday) - New Year's Eve

  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Open
  • Chinquapin: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Charles Houston: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • All Other Facilities: Closed

January 1(Saturday) - New Year's Day (2022)

  • Torpedo Factory Art Center: Closed
  • All Other Facilities: Closed


View additional information on individual Neighborhood Recreation Centers.


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