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Please be advised:
City offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Local Ways to Cool Off in the Extreme Heat & Humidity Expected Wednesday and Thursday

Posted on July 20, 2022

The National Weather Service is forecasting oppressive heat and humidity this week. Today and tomorrow will likely be the worst of it, with a heat advisory issued through 8pm Thursday.

If you are looking to cool off and get out of the heat, here are a few options. All of these are free to enter, air conditioned and accessible by public transport.
– The Holyoke Public Library – 250 Chestnut Street
– The Holyoke Senior Center – -291 Pine Street
– The Holyoke Mall – 50 Holyoke Street

*Free bottled water will be available at the Library and the Senior Center on Wednesday 7/20 and Thursday 7/21.

If you want to stay outside and still keep cool, Pouliot Pool and the Spray Parks are open.
– Pouliot Pool is open 9am-6pm. Day passes are $3. Maximum cost for families is $20. Kids under 6 are free.

– Spray Parks are open at Community Field, Pina Park, Pulaski Park, Carlos Vega Park and Springdale Park.

– Sodexo will be in the parks with free lunches for anyone 18 years old or younger. Free bottles of water will be available today and tomorrow.

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