The Washington Post

Mayor extends pool hours to beat the heat

District residents can cool off for an extra hour or half hour at pools throughout the city under an order from Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D). Cooling centers were announced earlier and trash pickups were also adjusted to the weather. But the mayor’s office sent out a list late Tuesday afternoon of pools that would have extended hours. Here’s the list. Take a dip:

* Ward 1

Banneker Recreation Center Pool

2500 Georgia Avenue NW

11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

* Ward 2

Jelleff Recreation Center Pool

3265 S Street NW

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Volta Park Pool

1555 34th Street, NW

11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

* Ward 4

Upshur Recreation Center Pool

4300 Arkansas Avenue NW

11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

 

* Ward 5

Langdon Park Pool

2860 Mills Avenue NW

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Theodore Hagans Pool

3201 Fort Lincoln Drive, NE

11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

* Ward 6

Randall Pool

25 I Street SW

11am - 8pm

 

* Ward 7

Benning Park Pool

5100 Southern Avenue SE

11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Kelly Miller Pool

4900 Brooks Street NE

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

* Ward 8

Anacostia Pool

1800 Anacostia Drive SE 

11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 

Oxon Run Pool

501 Mississippi Avenue SE

11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Douglass Pool

1921 Fredrick Douglass Court SE

11 a.m. - 8 p.m

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