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MLK Jr. Day Operating Hours and Closings

City Facilities Closed Monday, Jan. 18

DENTON, TX, Jan. 12, 2021 – While most City of Denton facilities are currently closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, other facilities may experience service alterations on Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday. Please note the following with respect to specific City of Denton services and facilities.

Parks and Recreation

The City of Denton Parks and Recreation Department is co-sponsoring an MLK Jr. Day celebration. For additional information, visit www.dentonparks.com.

The MLK Jr. Rec Center, North Lakes Rec Center, Goldfield Tennis Center, and Denton Natatorium will be closed. North Lakes Driving Range will remain open.

Denia Rec Center, Denton Civic Center, Denton Senior Center, Water Works Park, and the Civic Center Pool are currently closed to the public and will remain closed on Monday, Jan. 18.


All libraries will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18. Modified library services, including drive-up services, will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Visit library.cityofdenton.com to learn more about the library’s modified services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Solid Waste and Recycling

There will be no curbside trash, recycling, or yard waste collection on Monday, Jan. 18. Collection will be delayed one day during the week. The City of Denton Landfill will be open from 7 a.m. to noon.

Animal Services

The Linda McNatt Animal Care and Adoption Center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18. To report an animal non-emergency, call (940) 349-8181 and select option 8. In case of an emergency, call 911.

Public Safety

Public safety personnel will be on duty during the holiday. The Denton Police Department non-emergency number is (940) 349-8181, and in case of an emergency, call 911.


Customer Service will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18. To report a utility service emergency, call Utilities dispatch at (940) 349-7000.


Denton Enterprise Airport administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18. The air traffic control tower will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and the airfield will remain open 24 hours per day. Airport Operations is available 24/7 at (940) 349-7722.

For a complete list of facilities closures and service modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit www.cityofdenton.com/coronavirus.

On behalf of the City of Denton employees, have a safe and happy holiday.

Source: City of Denton

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