Cooling Centers Open In Springfield
From a Springfield- Greene County Health Department Press Release
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.