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Posted on: July 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City, partners provide spaces to stay cool from heat

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City, partners provide spaces to stay cool from heat

SAVANNAH (July 20) – With heat index values predicted to reach up to 112 degrees, the City of Savannah and partner agencies are making facilities available Thursday and Friday, July 20 and 21, to help residents stay cool. All City Community Centers and Pools are open normal hours as follows:

 

Community Centers:

Grant Center
 
1310 Richards Ave.

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Eastside Regional Center

415 Goebel Ave.

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Hudson Hill Center

2227 Hudson St.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Delaware Center

1815 Lincoln St.

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Tompkins Regional Center

2333 Ogeechee Road

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Windsor Forest Regional Center

414 Briarcliff Circle

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

W.W. Law Regional Center

900 E. Bolton St.

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 

Pools - Thursday hours:


 Bowles C. Ford

1900 Stiles Ave.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m.

 

Daffin 

1301 E. Victory Dr.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m.

 

W.W. Law

900 E. Bolton St.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m.

 

Tompkins

2333 Ogeechee Road

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m.

 

Homeless Service Provider Partners are also extending hours and services to serve persons experiencing homelessness: 

 

Union Mission

120 Fahm St.

8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

Salvation Army

3100 Montgomery St.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Old Savannah City Mission

2414 Bull St.

10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Come as You are Deliverance Ministry

4429 Skidaway Road

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

Equine heat safety ordinances:

The City of Savannah is also actively enforcing equine heat safety ordinances which impact several local tour companies. When the heat index exceeds 110 degrees, horse-drawn carriages shall not be allowed to operate on City streets. Horses can either be kept at their stands to keep cool or returned to their stables if they can safely do so. The Office of Special Events, Film, and Tourism enforces these rules and all local horse carriage tour businesses have received reminders of the rules.

 

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