It’s Hot in Cleveland

Prolonged periods of extreme heat can have a significant impact on your health. Take precautions often to avoid heat related illnesses and notice warning signs in others, especially the elderly and those with breathing issues. Know the ways that extreme heat can impact your health and learn to recognize warning signs and symptoms of heat-related illness in others.

All outdoor City pools are open Wednesday through Sunday from 12:00 pm until 7:30 pm. and on Monday and Tuesday when the temperature reaches 85 degrees or higher.

City spray basins will be open seven days per week when the temperature reaches 80 degrees or above. Indoor pools in City recreation centers are open Monday through Saturday as usual. There are no charges or admission fees for any City of Cleveland pool, spray basin or recreational program.

A good way to avoid exposure to the extreme heat is to find you local recreation center and take advantage of the activities and amenities provided.

In addition, The “Cleveland Nights” program is back for 2013. The “Cleveland Nights” program allows four recreation centers (Lonnie Burten, 2511 East 46th; Cudell, 1910 West Blvd.; Glenville, 680 E. 113th; and Zelma George, 3155 Martin L. King Blvd) to remain open until 11:00 p.m. on Wednesdays through Saturdays.

There are plenty of resources and tips available through on dealing with the extreme heat. Pay attention to local media and the City’s social media to stay updated on the heat alerts in Cleveland.