SPRINGFIELD, Mo- The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the area for the next couple days and to help keep people cool the Springfield-Greene County Park Board will be adjusting pool hours and offering cooling centers.
For their pools, they are planning to keep at least one outdoor pool open late during Heat Advisories, including:
Wed., June 27, Westport Pool, 3100 W. Mt. Vernon Ave., open until 8 p.m.
Thurs., June 28, Silver Springs Pool, 1100 N. Hampton Ave., open until 8 p.m.
For information on pool locations, schedules, swim lessons and more, visit ParkBoard.org/Aquatics or call the Aquatics Hotline at 417-864-2099.
And for their cooling centers, all three Springfield-Greene County Park Board Family Centers, as well as Mediacom Ice Park, will open their lobbies as free public cooling centers during Heat Advisories. All lobbies have seating, restroom access, and air conditioning.
Family Center locations and lobby hours are:
Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.- 10 p.m.
Saturday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
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
Mediacom Ice Park’s location and lobby hours vary, but are generally:
Daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
735 E. Trafficway, 417-866-7444
And the skate park hours are:
Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 5-9 p.m.
Friday, 7-11 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 7-11 p.m.
The Springfield Skate Park is at 945 W. Meadowmere St., 417-868-8158