Glendale holiday office, service closures

City of Glendale offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day and also on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Residential garbage and recycling collections will take place as usual on regularly scheduled pickup days on Friday, Nov. 10. Pickups regularly scheduled for Thursday (Nov. 23) will be shifted one day to Friday (Nov. 24) and regular Friday collections (Nov. 24) will be shifted to Saturday (Nov. 25). The Glendale Municipal Landfill will be closed on the observed Veterans Day (Nov. 10) and on Thanksgiving Day, (Nov. 23), but will be open on Friday, Nov. 24. For more information about the city’s Solid Waste Management services, call 623-930-2660.

Valley Metro buses will run on a Sunday schedule on all of these holidays. Gus Bus 1 will also operate on a Sunday schedule Nov. 10 and 23-24, running from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Gus 2 and 3 will not be running these three days. For Dial-A-Ride service for the observed Veterans Day (Nov. 10), reservations must be made in advance by noon on Thursday, Nov. 9. Dial-A-Ride service for Thanksgiving weekend (Nov. 23-26) must also be made ahead of time – by noon on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Reservations can be made by calling Glendale’s Transit Services at 623-930-3500. There will be no Dial-a-Ride same-day service on Nov. 10 or Nov. 23-24. ADA service will be available on all three of these holidays, based on a Sunday fixed-route schedule.

While the Glendale Municipal Airport will remain open during these holidays, the airport’s administrative offices will be closed. In addition, Glendale’s three public libraries will be closed, as well as the “Visit Glendale” offices.

Glendale’s Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center will be open on the observed Veterans Day (Nov. 10) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The center will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The center will be open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 26. For more information about the Foothills Recreation and Aquatics Center, call 623-930-4600. The Glendale Adult Center will be closed Nov. 10 and Nov. 23-24 for the holidays. For more information about Parks and Recreation services and programs, call 623-930-2820. For information about other city of Glendale programs and services, visit

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