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It’s Gonna Be Hot Again – Pools Staying Open Late on Tuesday, July 17 & Wednesday, July 18

by Prince Of Petworth July 16, 2012 at 3:15 pm 0

From DPR:

Today DPR announced, due to the expected high temperatures, DPR has extended the operating hours at select District pools for Tuesday, July 17 and Wednesday, July 18, 2012. According to the National Weather Service, Tuesday and Wednesday will bring extremely high temperatures and high humidity. Residents are encouraged to stay inside if possible.

To help residents beat the heat, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will extend evening hours at select pools. All outdoor pools will continue to observe their regularly scheduled closure day as indicated below, but some will provide extended hours of operations in the evening.

The following pools will extend hours of operation until 8:30 pm.

Full list after the jump.

Ward 1
Banneker Recreation Center Pool
2500 Georgia Avenue, NW
1 pm – 8:30 pm
** Closed on Thursdays

Ward 2
Jelleff Recreation Center Pool
3265 S Street, NW
1 pm – 8:30 pm
** Closed on Wednesdays

Ward 5
Harry Thomas Sr. Pool
1743 Lincoln Road, SE
1 pm – 8:30 pm
** Closed on Tuesdays

Ward 6
Rosedale Pool
1701 Gales Street, NE
1 pm – 8:30 pm
** Closed on Wednesdays

Ward 7
Benning Park Pool
5100 Southern Avenue, SE
1 pm – 8:30 pm
** Closed on Thursdays

Ward 8
Anacostia Pool
1800 Anacostia Drive, SE
1 pm – 8:30 pm
** Closed on Mondays

Fort Stanton Pool
1800 Erie Street, SE
1 pm – 8:30 pm
** Closed on Thursdays

Oxon Run Pool
501 Mississippi Avenue, SE
1 pm – 8:30 pm
** Closed on Mondays

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The following pools will extend hours of operation until 9:30 pm:

Ward 2
Volta Park Pool
1555 34th Street, NW
1 pm – 9:30 pm
** Closed on Mondays

Francis Pool
25th & N Street, NW
1 pm – 9:30 pm
** Closed on Tuesdays

Ward 4
Upshur Recreation Center Pool
4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW
1 pm – 9:30 pm
** Closed on Mondays

Ward 5
Theodore Hagans Jr. Pool
3201 Fort Lincoln Drive, NE
1 pm – 9:30 pm
** Closed on Mondays

Ward 7
Fort Dupont Pool
830 Ridge Road, SE
1 pm – 9:30 pm
** Closed on Tuesdays

Ward 8
Barry Farm Pool
1230 Sumner Road, SE
1 pm – 9:30 pm
** Closed on Tuesdays

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The following pools will close at their normal 8 pm closure time:

Ward 5
Langdon Park Pool
2860 Mills Avenue NW
1 pm – 8 pm
** Closed on Thursdays

Ward 6
Randall Pool
25 I Street SW
1 pm – 8 pm
** Closed on Mondays

Ward 7
Kelly Miller Pool
4900 Brooks Street NE
1 pm – 8 pm
** Closed on Mondays

Ward 8
Douglass Pool
1921 Fredrick Douglass Court SE
1 pm – 8 pm
** Closed on Wednesdays

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East Potomac Pool will close at 7 pm due to evening programs.

Pools that are not listed, will operate on their normal, individualized operating schedules.

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