For Immediate Release: 7/18/2019 10:31 am
The temperatures for this coming weekend are predicted to be in the 90s with a projected Heat Index surpassing 100 on Saturday, July 20. Be prepared by following these hot weather safety tips in extreme temperatures:
The City of Worcester operates 1 pool, 2 spray parks and 4 beaches: Crompton Park Pool (50 Canton Street); Cristoforo Colombo/East Spray Park (180 Shrewsbury Street); Greenwood Spray Park (14 Forsberg Street); Bell Pond Beach (238 Belmont Street); Indian Lake Beach (20 Clason Road); John J. Binienda Memorial Beach (180 Mill Street); and Shore Park Beach (115 Shore Drive).
These City operated facilities will open two hours earlier on both Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 at 10 a.m. All sites will close at 7 p.m. on both days.
The city is also home to 3 state beaches and pools: Dennis F. Shine Memorial Swimming Pool (146 Providence Street); Quinsigamond State Park (10 N. Lake Ave.); and Veterans Memorial (Bennett Field) Swimming Pool (1270 Main Street).
These state sites are open to the public daily from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Worcester Public Library main branch at 3 Salem Square will also be open on Saturday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.