D.C. Pools Will Stay Open Late As Temperatures Soar

July 17, 2019
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It’s going to be so hot in D.C. this week that the pools will be open later than usual. 

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the D.C. area Wednesday as a result of heat index values that in some areas could reach 105 degrees. Temperatures could hit 100 degrees in D.C. this weekend. 

As a result of the heat, Mayor Muriel Bowser said some outdoor swimming pools will remain open until 9 p.m. Sunday. 

Here are the pools with extended hours:

Ward 1:

Banneker (2500 Georgia Avenue, NW)

Ward 2:

Francis (2435 N Street, NW)

Jelleff (3265 S Street, NW)

Ward 3:

Friendship Recreation “Turtle Park” Center Splash Park (4500 Van Ness Street, NW)

Ward 4:

Upshur (4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW)

Ward 5:

Harry Thomas (1743 Lincoln Road, NE)

Langdon Park (2860 Mills Avenue, NE)

Ward 6:

Rosedale (1701 Gales Street, NE)

Ward 7:

Kenilworth (4321 Ord Street, NE)

Ward 8:

Fort Stanton (1800 Erie Street, SE)

Oxon Run (501 Mississippi Avenue, SE)

The District’s cooling centers will also stay open until 6 p.m., Bowser said.

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