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Catastrophic conditions & closures Saturday 21 December 2019

Catastrophic fire conditions are forecast for Hornsby Shire for Saturday 21 December, and as a precautionary measure all Council facilities located within bushfire prone areas will be closed for the day.  This includes all bush tracks and trails, mountain bike trails and the community nursery.  In addition, the following pools, parks, playgrounds, ovals, libraries and community centres will also be closed:

  • Galston Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Hornsby Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Arcadia Park
  • Baden Powell Hall
  • Berowra Community Centre
  • Berowra Library
  • Berowra Oval
  • Berry Park
  • Bimbil Ave Playground
  • Booth Park
  • Brooklyn Meeting Room
  • Brooklyn Park
  • Cairnes Road Playground
  • Carmen Park
  • Cheltenham Oval
  • Cowan Community Centre
  • Cowan Oval
  • Cowan Railway Bushland
  • Crossland Reserve
  • Dawson Ave Park
  • Dural Park
  • Dusthole Bay
  • Eastcote Road Park
  • Elderberry Place Playground
  • Erlestoke Park
  • Fagan Park will remain open, except for the Carrs Bush area.
  • Fearnley Reserve
  • Foxglove Oval
  • Galston Recreation Reserve
  • Ginger Meggs Park
  • Glenorie Park
  • Gully Road Park
  • Glenorie Community Centre, Glenorie
  • Hartree Place Playground
  • Hastings Park
  • Hayes Park
  • Hopeville Park
  • Hornsby Heights Community Centre, Hornsby Heights
  • Hornsby Park
  • James Henty Park and Bushland
  • Kangaroo Point
  • Kona Close Reserve
  • Leighton Place
  • Leonora Close Playground
  • Lisgar Gardens, Hornsby
  • Lyne Road Park
  • McKell Park
  • Mills Park
  • Mount Colah Community Centre, Mt Colah
  • Mount Kuring-Gai Park
  • New Farm Road Bushland
  • Norman Ave Playground
  • Normanhurst Park
  • North Epping Oval
  • Oakleigh Park
  • Observatory Park
  • Oxley Drive Park
  • Parkhill Crescent Playground
  • Parklands Oval
  • Pennant Hills Park, Pennant Hills (vehicular entrance gate)
  • Reddy Park
  • Richard's Close Park
  • Rofe Park
  • Ron Payne Reserve
  • Rosemead Rd Park
  • Scribbly Gum Close Playground
  • The Lakes of Cherrybrook
  • The Saltpan at Brooklyn
  • Thornleigh Oval
  • Ulolo Ave Park
  • Warrina Street Oval
  • Wearne Ave Playground
  • Western Crescent Playground
  • Wisemans Ferry Community Centre
  • Yarrabin Park

There is no need for immediate concern and we will be monitoring the situation closely, keeping you updated here on Facebook.

The best advice at this stage is to prepare a plan, stay informed and be ready to act if the situation changes tomorrow.

For the latest updates on bush fire alerts: