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First Cool Sweep of the Summer Season

Mayor Tom Richards is announcing Cool Sweep, the city's public safety and consumer service program -- run in cooperation with RG&E -- will run from Monday right through Wednesday as temperatures are expected to be in the upper 8os each day.

City crews will open various fire hydrants and spray parks at locations around the city.

City pools will be open longer hours, and swimming will be extended at Durand Eastman Beach.

There's more information at 428-7888.

Here are the locations for the Cool Sweep program:

Cool Sweep hydrant locations (noon to 4 p.m.):
. School No. 22 parking lot, 27 Zimbrich St.; . School No. 41 parking lot, 279 W. Ridge Road; . Roxie A. Sinkler Recreation Center, 75 Grover St.; . Baden Park gateway, Vienna Street.

Cool Sweep spray park locations (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.):
. Carter Street Community Center, 500 Carter St.; . Edgerton Community Center, 41 Backus St.; . Humboldt Community Center, 1045 Atlantic Ave.; . David F. Gantt Community Center, 700 North St.; . Thomas P. Ryan Community Center, 530 Webster Ave.; . Fourth and Peck Playground (spray feature only, not a full spray park), corner of Fourth and Peck Streets; . Manhattan Square Park (spray feature only, not a full spray park), 25 Manhattan Square Drive;
. Troup Street Park (spray feature only, not a full spray park), Troup and Van Auker Streets.    

Cool Sweep swimming locations:
. Adams Street Community Center Pool, 85 Adams St., noon to 9 p.m.
. Avenue D Community Center Pool, 200 Avenue D, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
. Durand Eastman Beach, 1000 Lakeshore Blvd. Lot A only, Lifeguards on duty from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
. Flint Street Community Center Pool, 271 Flint St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
. Genesee Valley Park Pool, 131 Elmwood Ave., noon to 9 p.m.
. East High School, 1801 East Main St., 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
. Marshall High School Pool, 180 Ridgeway Ave. (Avis Street entrance), 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
. Monroe High School Pool, 164 Alexander Street (Pearl St. entrance), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  
. Thomas Jefferson High School, 1 Edgerton Park (entrance on west side of building), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
. Joseph C. Wilson Magnet High School, 501 Genesee St. (main building entrance), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.