Heat Advisory Wednesday, Splash Pads and Cooling Stations in the Area

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A heat advisory is in effect for the Capital Region today with temperatures in the lo 90's, though the heat index will make it feel like triple digits. Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan has announced extended hours for the city's eleven spray pads, which will stay open until 8pm through Friday:

  • Black Lives Matter Park, 484 Livingston Avenue
  • Colonie Street Park, Green area on bend near Livingston Avenue
  • Hackett Park, North First Street
  • Krank Park, 65 First Avenue
  • North Swan Street Park, North Swan Street between 1stStreet and 2ndStreet
  • Ridgefield Park, 316 Partridge Street
  • Rosemont Park, 92 Rosemont Street
  • Sheridan Hollow Park, Sheridan Avenue and Dove Street
  • Swinburne Park, Clinton Avenue and Manning Boulevard
  • Westland Hills Park, Colvin Avenue between Central Avenue and Lincoln Avenue
  • Upper Lincoln Park, Morton Avenue and Delaware Avenue

The City’s two pools are also open:

Lincoln Park Pool:

  • Open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: 701 Lincoln Park Road
  • Capacity Limit: 150 residents

Mater Christi Pool:

  • Open daily from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: 1134 New Scotland Road (behind NYS Correctional Services Training Academy)
  • Capacity Limit: 26 residents

Schenectady County has also set up a number of cooling stations:

  • Hon. Karen B. Johnson (Central) Library Branch 9am-6pm on Wednesday, August 11 9am-5pm on Thursday and Friday, August 12 and 13 99 Clinton St. Schenectady
  • Bornt Library Branch 10am-5pm Wednesday, August 11 and Friday, August 13 948 State St. Schenectady
  • Glenville Library Branch 10am-5pm Wednesday, August 11 10am-6pm Thursday, August 12 20 Glenridge Rd. Schenectady
  • Mont Pleasant Library Branch 10am-5pm on Thursday, August 12 1036 Crane St. Schenectady
  • Quaker Street Library Branch 10am-5pm Wednesday and Thursday, August 11 and 12 133 Bull St. Delanson
  • Rotterdam Library Branch 10am-5pm Friday, August 13 1100 N. Westcott Rd. Schenectady,
  • Scotia Library Branch 10am-5pm Friday, August 13 14 Mohawk Ave. Schenectady
  • Woodlawn Library Branch 10am-5pm Thursday, August 12 2 Sanford St. Schenectady

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