Cool Sweep declared for Saturday in Rochester

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The City of Rochester announced Cool Sweep operations will be in effect Saturday.

That happens any time the temperature hits 85 degrees or higher.

The following facilities will open:

Swimming Opportunities and Hours of Operation (extended hours):

  • Durand Eastman Beach: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hydrant (noon to 4 p.m.)

  • Baden Park gateway, Vienna Street

Spray Parks (Noon to 6 p.m.)

  • Carter Street R-Center, 500 Carter St.
  • Tyshaun Cauldwell R-Center for Hope, 524 Campbell St.
  • Edgerton R-Center, 41 Backus St.
  • Humboldt R-Center, 1045 Atlantic Ave.
  • David F. Gantt R-Center, 700 North St.
  • Thomas P. Ryan R-Center, 530 Webster Ave.
  • Roxie Sinkler R-Center, 75 Grover St.

Spray Feature (Noon to 6 p.m.)

  • Fourth and Peck Playground, Corner of Fourth and Peck Streets
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Park (playground area), 353 Court St.
  • Troup Street Park, Troup Street and Van Auker Street (between Reynolds Street and Ford Street)

Residents with questions about the sites should call 311 or the Genesee Valley Park Pool at (585) 428-7564.