Cool Sweep in effect for Monday

Created: 07/18/2014 5:02 PM WHEC.com

A Cool Sweep will be in effect Monday July 21 to provide residents with opportunities to get relief from the heat.

Cool Sweep operations take place at the following locations and times:

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

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

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

  • Carter Street Community Center, 500 Carter Street
  • Edgerton Community Center, 41 Backus Street
  • Humboldt Community Center, 1045 Atlantic Avenue
  • David F. Gantt Community Center, 700 North Street
  • 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.)
  • 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, visit www.cityofrochester.gov/coolsweep, or call the Genesee Valley Park Pool at 428-7888.

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