ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — To keep residents cool as temperatures hit the low 90s, city officials announced a cool sweep will be in effect Wednesday and Thursday.

City residents are encouraged to cool off at pools, spray parks, and air-conditioned facilities throughout Rochester.

R-Centers with air conditioning:

  • Avenue D, 85 Adams Street, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., M–F
  • Carter Street, 500 Carter Street, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., M–F
  • Edgerton R-Center, 41 Backus St., 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., M–F
  • The Honorable Willie Walker Lightfoot R-Center for Equity & Justice, 271 Flint Street, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., M–F; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturdays
  • Trenton and Pamela Jackson R-Center, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., M–F; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturdays
  • David F. Gantt, 700 North Street, 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., M–F; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturdays
  • Roxie Ann Sinkler, 75 Grover Street, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., M–F
  • Thomas P. Ryan, 530 Webster Avenue, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., M–F; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturdays
  • Tyshaun Cauldwell Center for Hope, 524 Campbell Street, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., M–F

City branch library locations with air conditioning (visit https://roccitylibrary.org/location/ for individual location hours)

  • Arnett Branch, 310 Arnett Boulevard, (585) 428-8214
  • Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County, 115 South Avenue, (585) 428-7300
  • Charlotte Branch, 3557 Lake Avenue, (585) 428-8216
  • Frederick Douglass Community Library, 971 South Avenue, (585) 428-8206
  • Lincoln Branch, 851 Joseph Avenue, (585) 428-8210
  • Lyell Branch, 956 Lyell Avenue, (585) 428-8218
  • Maplewood Community Library, 1111 Dewey Avenue, (585) 428-8220
  • Monroe Branch, 809 Monroe Avenue, (585) 428-8202
  • Phillis Wheatley Community Library, 33 Dr, Samuel McCree Way, (585) 428-8212
  • Sully Branch, 530 Webster Avenue, (585) 428-8208
  • Winton Branch, 611 N. Winton Road, (585) 428-8204

Swimming opportunities:

  • Durand Eastman Beach, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., M-F
  • Trenton and Pamela Jackson R-Center, 485 N. Clinton Ave., open swim 1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., M-F
  • The Genesee Valley Park pool is currently closed for renovations

City Spray Parks (all operate 12:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. every day):

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

Spray features especially for little ones, age 6 and under are available at the following locations (all operate 12:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. every day):

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 353 Court St. (at the play area)
  • Fourth and Peck Park, Fourth and Peck Street
  • Troup Street Park and Playground, Troup Street

These offerings are part of the City’s annual Cool Sweep Program, presented by Avangrid Foundation and RG&E.