DAYTON — The City of Dayton has opened three locations as cooling centers through the week with record high temperatures expected.
Three recreation centers will be opened as cooling centers in the city from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m. this week, Dayton Fire Capt. Brad French said in a news release Tuesday. The centers open this week:
- Greater Dayton Recreation Center- 2021 W Third Street
- Lohrey Recreation Center- 2366 Glenarm Avenue
- Northwest Recreation Center- 1600 Princeton Drive
People are encouraged to stay indoors in an-air conditioned building whenever possible and those unable to stay inside should stay in the shade as much as possible and hydrate more than usual, French said. .
In addition, spray parks are also available for people to stay cool this week from noon to 8 p.m. The locations are:
- Fairview Park- 2262 Elsmore Avenue
- Five Oaks Spray Park- 329 Five Oaks Avenue
- Mallory Park- 3037 Germantown Street
- McIntosh Park- 882 W. Riverview Avenue
- Stuart Patterson Spray Park- 238 Baltimore Street
- Walnut Hills Spray Park- 2340 Block of Wayne Avenue
- Washington Park- 3620 E. Second Street
French also encourages people to check on their neighbors for any assistance and remember the hydration and shelter needs of pets.
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