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

July 17, 2019

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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