Neighborhood Cooling Stations Available Through Weekend

Neighborhood Cooling Stations Available Through Weekend

For Immediate Release
July 18, 2019

Troy Officials: Neighborhood Cooling Stations Available Through Weekend

TROY, NY – City officials today announced neighborhood cooling stations will be available starting Friday, July 19th, through Sunday July 21st, from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Cooling stations will be provided by the Troy Fire Department at the following locations:

Lansingburgh
120th Street Park
(120th Street and 1st Ave.)

Little Italy
Little Italy Market Place
(5th Avenue, Liberty and Hill Streets)

North Central
7th Ave Park
(Ingalls Avenue and 7th Ave.)

South Troy
Canal Street Park
(3rd Street and Canal Ave.)

Cooling stations will be available dependent on weather conditions. The city will continue to monitor local weather conditions and deploy cooling stations as needed. For more information, visit www.troyny.gov

Splash pads are open at various city parks, including Corliss Park, Frear Park, Knickerbacker Park, and Prospect Park from sunrise to sunset. The splash pad at Riverfront Park is open from 10:00am – 8:00pm.

Mayor Madden said “Residents should take precautions during this weekend’s expected warm and humid weather. Limit outdoor activities, seek air-conditioned spaces, and drink plenty of water to keep hydrated during the warmest times of day. Also, please check on your neighbors, relatives, and those who may be most vulnerable during periods of elevated temperatures.”

For more information and updates on local weather conditions, please visit the National Weather Service website at https://www.weather.gov/aly/

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Press Contact:
John Salka, Deputy Director of Public Information
[email protected] / (518) 279-7131