The Red Deer Recreation Centre will close on Dec. 9 for annual maintenance until Jan. 2. During this time, the recreation centre administration office will be open for registration and inquiries from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday. The maintenance shutdown allows staff an opportunity to conduct a thorough inspection and maintenance on all equipment and technical systems in the facility. Scheduled drop-in activities will resume on Jan. 2. All other Red Deer city recreation facilities remain open during this time. For more information on the Recreation Centre, call 403-309-8411 or visit www.reddeer.ca.