Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has authorized the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management to extend the opening of pools and Five Mile Pond an additional week due to the heat wave. They will be open through Sunday, August 19, 2018.
Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated, “The current weather and extended forecast dictates the need to staff our pools and Five Mile Pond for an additional week. The long range forecast calls for highs in the upper 80’s. We want to offer every opportunity for our residents to enjoy this summer season and to stay safe and cool. I appreciate the efforts of Executive Director of PBRM Patrick Sullivan, CAFO TJ Plante and their teams to maintain these areas during this unprecedented heat.”
Forest Park and Gerena Pool will remain open now through Sunday, August 19th. Hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Five Mile Pond will remain open now through Sunday, August 19th. Hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. After August 19th, Five Mile Pond will remain open on weekends only through Labor Day. The dates are August 25-26, September 1-3. Hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Splash pads will remain open daily through Labor Day. Splash pads are located at the following parks: Adams Park, Barrowns Park, Calhoun Park, Emerson Wight Park, Emily Bill Park, Forest Park, Hubbard Park, Jaime Ulloa Park, Kenefick Park, Magazine Park, Marshall Roy Park, Mary Troy Park, Myrtle Street Park, Nathan Bill Park, Rebecca Johnson Park, Ruth Elizabeth Park, Van Horn Park and Yollie Nahorniak Park.