Some Pools and All Spray Parks Stay Open this Week Due to Hot Weather – Doggie Day Swim still set for Saturday

Photo by PoPville flickr user ekelly80

From DPR:

“All District Spray Parks, along with Upshur, Francis and Oxon Run pools were scheduled to close this week, however due to this weeks expected record high temperatures, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced today that these selected aquatic facilities will remain open through the week.

All Spray Parks will remain open until Sunday, September 7; operating daily from 10 am to 7 pm.

Upshur pool (4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW) will remain open until Friday, September 5; operating daily from 3 pm to 8 pm.

Francis pool (25th & N Street, NW) will remain open until Friday, September 5; operating daily from 3 pm to 8 pm. (Francis will be open on Tuesday.)

Oxon Run pool (501 Mississippi Avenue, SE) will remain open through Friday, operating daily from 3 pm to 8 pm; as well as Saturday and Sunday from 12 noon to 6 pm. Oxon Run will close for the season at 6 pm on Sunday, September 7.

East Potomac pool (972 Ohio Drive, SW) will continue to operate on their normal schedule.

Doggie Day Swim, will take place as scheduled on Saturday, September 6 from 12 noon to 4 pm at Randall, Francis and Upshur pools.

According to the National Weather Service, the District of Columbia is expected to experience extremely high temperatures and humidity this week. Residents are encouraged to stay inside if possible.”

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