News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
CONTACT: City Communications Office, 816-513-1349
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 7, 2011
City opens cooling centers
To assist residents seeking relief from the heat, the City of Kansas City, Mo., has opened the following City community centers where, effective immediately, residents can go for relief from the heat:
Brush Creek Community Center – 3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., Sunday and Monday: closed, Tuesday and Wednesday: Noon to 9 p.m., Thursday: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Garrison Community Center – 1124 E. 5th St.., Sunday and Monday: closed , Tuesday-Friday: Noon to 9 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Gregg/Klice Community Center – 1600 John "Buck" O'Neil Way, Sunday: closed, Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hillcrest Community Center – 10401 Hillcrest Road, Sunday: closed , Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Kansas City North Community Center – 3930 N.E. Antioch Road, Sunday: closed, Monday-Thursday: 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Line Creek Community Center – 5940 N.W. Waukomis Drive, Sunday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Marlborough Community Center – 8200 Paseo Blvd., Sunday and Monday: closed, Tuesday and Thursday: Noon to 9 p.m., Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Southeast Community Center – 4201 E. 63rd St., Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tony Aguirre Community Center – 2050 West Pennway Terrace, Sunday: closed, Monday-Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Westport-Roanoke Community Center – 3601 Roanoke Road, Sunday: closed, Monday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
In addition to the City’s cooling centers, residents are invited to swim at the following parks and facilities through Labor Day weekend. Visit the website, http://bit.ly/chdKnB, for admission charges and hours.
Brush Creek Community Center Pool, 3801 Brush Creek Boulevard, Mondays,
Budd Pool, Esplanade Street and Denver Avenue, Tuesdays,
The Grove Pool, Truman Road and Benton Boulevard,
Swope Pool, Swope Park, 67th Street and Lewis Road, Sunday,
The Springs Aquatics Center, 9400 N. Congress
Free swim is offered at the following times and locations:
Brush Creek Community Center Pool, Mondays, 1-7 p.m.
Budd Pool, Tuesdays, 1-7 p.m.
Swope Pool, Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
The Grove Pool, Thursdays, 1-7 p.m.
Spraygrounds are free and open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information on swimming pools and spraygrounds visit the website, http://bit.ly/chdKnB.
Neighborhood Pools are free and open from June 14- August 7 from 1-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 1-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, closed on Mondays
Arbor Villa Park, 66th Terrace and Main Street
Ashland Park, 23rd and Elmwood streets
Gillham Pool, 41st and Gillham streets
West Terrace Park, 16th and Jarboe streets
Media inquires about this issue should be directed to Heidi Downer, Parks and Recreation Department, 816-513-7527.