Park Board extending pool hours, opening cooling centers in Springfield

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- The Springfield-Greene County Park Board will extend pool hours and open up cooling centers on July 28 and 29 due to a heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service.

The Fassnight Pool at 1300 S. Campbell will be open until 8 p.m. Wednesday, and the Silver Springs Pool at 1100 N. Hampton will be open until 8 p.m. on Thursday. The Park Board says anyone is welcome to cool off in the water at the Ozarks Stream and Fountain at Jordan Valley Park, 635 E Trafficway. Fountains run daily, 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., with fountain shows every hour on the hour and a longer show 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

According to a press release, all three Park Board family centers and Jordan Valley Ice Park will serve as cooling centers during heat advisories.

Cooling center locations include:

  • Chesterfield Family Center, 2511 W. Republic Road, 417-891-1616
  • Dan Kinney Family Center, 2701 S. Blackman Road, 417-891-1500
  • Doling Family Center, 301 E Talmage Ave., 417-837-5900
  • Jordan Valley Ice Park, 635 E. Trafficway St, 417-866-7444

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