Cool Sweep Tuesday and Wednesday

Jul 22, 2014

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The heat will be on the next couple of days, so Rochester mayor Lovely Warren has put Cool Sweep operations into effect Tuesday and Wednesday, when temperatures are expected in the mid 80s.

The program, in conjunction with Rochester Gas and Electric, offers residents a number of ways to get relief from the heat: at fire hydrants and spray parks, extended hours at City pools, or at Durand Eastman Beach.

Here's the schedule from the city of Rochester:

Hydrant Locations (noon to 4 p.m.):

. School No. 22 parking lot, 27 Zimbrich St.; . School No. 41 parking lot, 279 W. Ridge Rd.; . Roxie A. Sinkler Recreation Center, 75 Grover St.; . Baden Park gateway, Vienna Street

Spray Parks (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.):

. Carter Street Community Center, 500 Carter St.; . Edgerton Community Center, 41 Backus St.; . Humboldt Community Center, 1045 Atlantic Ave.; . David F. Gantt Community Center, 700 North St.; . Thomas P. Ryan Community Center, 530 Webster Ave.;

Spray Features (not a full spray park) (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.):

. Fourth and Peck Playground, corner of Fourth and Peck Streets; . MLK Park at Manhattan Square, 25 Manhattan Square Dr.;
. Troup Street Park, Troup and Van Auker Streets.    

Swimming Opportunities:

. Adams Street Community Center Pool, 85 Adams St., noon to 9 p.m.
. Avenue D Community Center Pool, 200 Avenue D, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
. Durand Eastman Beach, 1000 Lakeshore Blvd. Lot A only, Lifeguards on duty from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
. Franklin High School (Monday - Friday only, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Use Kilmer Street entrance.
. Flint Street Community Center Pool, 271 Flint St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
. Genesee Valley Park Pool, 131 Elmwood Ave., noon to 9 p.m.
. Northeast/Northwest Preparatory School at Frederick Douglas High School, 940 Fernwood Park. (Monday - Friday only, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) . Marshall High School Pool, 180 Ridgeway Ave (Monday and Wednesday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) . Monroe High School Pool, 164 Alexander St., (Monday - Friday only, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) . Joseph C. Wilson Foundation Academy, 200 Genesee St., (Monday - Friday only, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

For more information on Cool Sweep hours and locations, the public may visit www.cityofrochester.gov/coolsweep <http://www.cityofrochester.gov/coolsweep>, or call the Genesee Valley Park Pool at 428-7888.