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D.C. Swimming Pool Hours Extended

WI Web Staff Report | 7/13/2011, 2:57 p.m.

Due to the extreme heat that has engulfed the District over the past few days, Mayor Vincent Gray has offered residents some relief by extending the operating hours at each of the city's swimming pools.

The locations and extended hours are:

Ward 1

Banneker Recreation Center Pool

2500 Georgia Ave., NW

11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Ward 2

Jelleff Recreation Center Pool

3265 S St., NW

11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Volta Park Pool

1555 34th St., NW

11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Ward 4

Upshur Recreation Center Pool

4300 Arkansas Ave., NW

11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Ward 5

Langdon Park Pool

2860 Mills Ave., NW

11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Theodore Hagans Pool

3201 Fort Lincoln Dr., NE

11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Ward 6

Randall Pool

25 I St., SW

11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Ward 7

Benning Park

5100 Southern Ave., SE

11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Kelly Miller Pool

4900 Brooks St., NE

11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Ward 8

Anacostia Pool

1800 Anacostia Drive, SE

11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Douglass Pool

1921 Fredrick Douglass Court, SE

11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Oxon Run Pool

501 Mississippi Ave., SE

11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Residents are urged to keep a close watch on the elderly and small children who are often prone to dehydration once already-high temperatures become excessive.