Government

County Offices to Close Dec. 25

All County of San Diego offices, libraries and animal shelters will be closed to the public Friday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas.

Additionally, all San Diego County libraries will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 24. 

County parks will be open on Dec. 25. However, there will be no public vehicle access or restroom availability with the exception of campgrounds and neighborhood day-use parks. 

Below are holiday closure dates for the following parks facilities:

  • Fallbrook Community Center: Closed Dec. 25.
  • Lakeside Community Center: Closed Dec. 24 and 25.
  • Spring Valley Community Center: Closed Dec. 25.
  • Lakeside Teen Center: Closed Dec. 21 – 25 and Jan. 1. Open noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 28 – 30, and open noon to 4 p.m. on Dec. 31.                 
  • Spring Valley Teen Center: Closed Dec. 22 – Jan. 1     
  • Spring Valley Gym: Closed Dec. 24 and 25.
  • 4S Ranch Sports Park Office: Closed on Dec. 25. 
  • San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve Nature Center: Closed on Dec. 25.                 

The Department of Parks and Recreation’s reservation phone line will not be available, but customers can still make reservations online at sdparks.org.

Essential services such as law enforcement and emergency animal control response will continue throughout the holiday period.

All other County offices will resume normal hours on Monday, Dec. 28.

Michelle Mowad is a communications specialist with the County of San Diego Communications Office. Contact