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Cool Sweep in effect in Rochester: Where you can go to beat the heat

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The City of Rochester has declared a Cool Sweep for Monday, as the area faces another hot day.

A Cool Sweep increases opportunities to beat the heat, including opening cooling centers and hydrants.

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Friday, Monroe County officials announced Charlotte Beach would be open for an extra hour (until 8 p.m.) over the weekend, including Monday.

Heat Emergency Cooling Locations: 

• Carter Street R-Center gym (Monday to Friday, closes at 9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.), 500 Carter St.
• Arnett Branch Library (Monday to Friday, closes at 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), 310 Arnett Blvd.
• Lincoln Branch Library (Monday to Friday, closes at 9 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.), 851 Joseph Ave.
• Maplewood Branch Library (Monday to Friday, closes at 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), 1111 Dewey Ave.
• Winton Road Branch Library (Monday to Friday, closes at 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), 611 N. Winton Rd.

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

• #41 School parking lot, 279 W. Ridge Rd.
• Baden Park, Vienna Street gateway

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

• Carter Street R-Center, 500 Carter St. 
• Campbell Street R-Center 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 Features – (not a full spray park, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.):

• Fourth and Peck Playground, Corner of Fourth and Peck Streets  
• Martin Luther King Jr. Park playground, 353 Court St. (Residents are asked NOT to wade in the fountains)
• Troup Street Park, Troup Street and Van Auker Street (between Reynolds Street and Ford Street)

Swimming Opportunities and Hours of Operation:

• Avenue D R-Center Pool (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), 200 Avenue D
• Clinton Baden Pool (Mon. to Fri. only, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) 485 N. Clinton Ave.
• Durand Eastman Beach (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.), Lake Shore Blvd. & Kings Highway N.
• Flint Street R-Center Pool (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.), 271 Flint St.
• Genesee Valley Park Pool (noon to 9 p.m.), 131 Elmwood Ave.
• Wilson Foundation Academy (Mon. to Fri. only, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), 200 Genesee Street
 

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