Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray announced that several area pools will extend their hours due to increasing heat, including Echo Park Pool in West Hempstead.
Through Wednesday, 15 cooling centers will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., while hours at eight pools and seven town beaches are extended.
Rates are $7 per person, children ages 5 to 9 are $3.50. Seasonal passes are also available. For more information visit the town's website.
Remember that with summertime comes a reminder for safety. Hempstead Town recently launched a pool safety campaign. Read more here.