Please note: Masks or three layer face coverings must now be worn in shops and indoor public spaces, unless there is a reasonable excuse or reason for exemption. - View further guidance from the Welsh Government

Leisure Centres 

In line with the Alert Level 4 restrictions which came in to force at midnight on Saturday, 19th December, all Leisure Centres are now closed. Visit the Leisure website or follow the @RCTLeisureService on facebook or @rctleisure on twitter for updates. Please note, skate parks and sports courts closed from midnight on December 19 (this includes MUGA’s multi use games areas/ basketball courts etc).


Church Village Library closed from Monday, December 21, and all other libraries will be closed from Christmas Eve. Libraries will re-open on Monday, January 4, for a ‘Click and Collect’ service. The ‘At Home’ library service will be closed from Christmas Eve and re-open on Monday, January 4.


ALL RCT Theatres are CLOSED to the public, to allow the Council to redeploy staff to priority services and also in line with the UK and Welsh Government guidance to limit unnecessary social contact. 


ALL Events across the County Borough up to and including the month of September are now CANCELLED. The preparation and organisation required to plan and host events is not possible under the current circumstances as the Council has redeployed staff to priority services, and the decision is also in line with the latest social distancing guidance from the UK and Welsh Governments.  

Welsh Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park 

The Welsh Mining Experience at Rhondda Heritage Park is closed temporarily. We will update residents when the service reopens. 

One4all Service

Due to the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 restrictions, the One4all service closed from Monday, December 21. At present, no date has been set for the reopening of the service. Updates on the service will be posted here and via social media.

Public Conveniences

ALL public conveniences are CLOSED, with the exception of Morgan Street, Pontypridd and Duke Street, Aberdare. Toilets situated in Aberdare Park, Dare Valley Country Park and Ynysangharad War Memorial Park also remain open. - More information is available here.

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