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Stay Cool- Check out the "Coolest" places in Springfield!

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It is wayyyyyyy toooo HHHHHHOOOOTTTTTT to be outside.  Wanna get cool- Hit the Mall or the llibrary and check out these "Cool" places to help you out if you dont have air conditioning or suggest these places to your friends!!!


Cooling Centers Open Through the Weekend



A National Weather Service heat advisory has been issued and is expected to last through 7 p.m. Sunday. The following locations continue to serve as public cooling centers during each building’s normal business hours:


·         American Red Cross, 1545 N. West Bypass

·         Ozarks Technical Community College (Commons), 933 E. Central St.

·         Salvation Army, 1707 W. Chestnut Expressway

·         YMCA, 1901 E. Republic Road

·         YMCA, 417 S. Jefferson Ave.

·         Chesterfield Family Center lobby, 2511 W. Republic Road

·         Doling Family Center lobby, 310 E. Talmage St.

·         The Springfield-Greene County Park Board will extend  hours for the following pools on these dates and times:

Thursday, July 19      Grant Beach Pool and Westport Pool open until 8pm

Friday, July 20           Grant Beach Pool, Westport Pool and Silver Springs Pool open until 8pm

Saturday, July 21       Grant Beach Pool, Westport Pool, Silver Springs Pool, Meador & Fassnight Pools open until 8pm

Sunday, July 22         Fassnight Pool open until 8pm


Cooling centers are open to the public and meant to provide relief for those who otherwise do not have access to an air-conditioned environment.  In addition, City Utilities is offering free bus rides to accommodate those who may need transportation around Springfield to the centers located along city bus routes.

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