Mayor: Neighborhood Cooling Stations Available on Saturday, Sunday

Mayor: Neighborhood Cooling Stations Available on Saturday, Sunday

TROY, NY – Mayor Patrick Madden today announced the city will provide neighborhood cooling stations during the upcoming weekend to provide families a place to keep cool. Cooling stations will be provided by the Troy Fire Department at the following locations on Saturday, June 25th, and Sunday, June 26th, from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.:

Lansingburgh
Intersection of 113th Street and 4th Avenue
(Adjacent to Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club)

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

South Troy
3rd Street and Canal Avenue
(Canal Street Park)

The new splash pad at the recently renovated 7th Avenue Park (Geneva Pompey Park) in North Central will also be available.

Mayor Madden said, “This weekend’s forecast includes temperatures in the 90s for Saturday and Sunday. In response, the Troy Fire Department will be activating neighborhood cooling stations to help residents beat the heat. Municipal splash pads are also available at city parks throughout our community for the enjoyment of Troy families.”

Deputy Mayor Chris Nolin said, “High temperatures can create potentially hazardous conditions for residents, especially young children, the elderly, and those with health issues. Remember to drink water to stay hydrated, use air-conditioned spaces, and limit your outdoor activities during the warmest times of the day. Finally, don’t forget to check in with neighbors, relatives, and those who may be most vulnerable.”

City-operated splash pads will also be open at various city parks from sunrise to sunset, including:

  • Frear Park
    • Adjacent to Frear Park Ice Rink
  • Knickerbacker Park
    • 7th and 104th Street
  • Prospect Park
    • 65 Prospect Park Road
  • Riverfront Park
    • River Street/Front Street
  • Corliss Park
    • 1100 8th Avenue

The splash pad at Riverfront Park is open from 10:00am – 8:00pm. Admission is free at all City-operated splash pads. For more info, visit the Parks & Recreation webpage.

Splash pad facilities and cooling station locations are not actively monitored. Guests should use best judgment when visiting these locations. Parents are reminded to closely watch their children.

For more information and updates on local weather conditions, please visit the National Weather Service (NWS) website at www.weather.gov/aly/. Additional safety tips are available at www.weather.gov/safety/heat

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