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Providence Waterparks to Open Ahead of Summer Schedule with High Temperatures Expected this Weekend

Waterparks to Open Friday, June 29 & Saturday, June 30, 12PM-7PM, Pools to Open July 2, 12PM-5PM for Summer Season 


PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza today announced that City of Providence’s neighborhood waterparks will open ahead of the summer schedule on Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 from 12:00PM to 7:00PM due to expected high temperatures. Waterparks were previously set to open on Monday, July 2 along with City pools for the summer season. Pools are still set to open July 2 for the public from 12:00pm to 5:00pm and throughout the remainder of the season. City pools and waterparks will close Wednesday, July 4 for the holiday and resume operation July 5.

Waterpark facilities to open ahead of schedule for the public, from 12:00PM to 7:00PM Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30, include:

  • Al Carrington Water Park – at Richardson Park, 64 Richardson Street, Corner of Richardson Street & Prairie Ave)

  • Billy Taylor Water Park, 124 Camp Street, off Cypress Street

  • Sackett Street Water Park, 110 Sackett Street, across from Sackett Street Recreation Center

  • Harriet & Sayles Water Park, 375 Sayles Street, Corner of Harriet & Sayles Streets

  • General Street Water Park, 11 West Drive, off Admiral Street

  • George West Water Park, 1266 Chalkstone Ave, corner of Chalkstone & Mt Pleasant Ave

  • Fargnoli Water Park, 945 Smith Street, close to Academy Ave

  • Fox Point Water Park – at Cabral Park, 505 Wickenden Street, Next to Vartan Gregorian School

  • Neutaconkanut Recreation Center Water Park, 675 Plainfield Street, near Killingly Street

  • Wallace Street Park, 1 Wallace Street

  • Pastore Park, Corner of Knight Street and Tell Street

  • Joslin Recreation Center, 17 Hyatt St

Pool facilities for the public open from12:00PM to 5:00PM in the summer beginning Monday, July 2, include:

  • McGrane Pool at West End Recreation Center, 404 Dexter Street

  • Almagno Pool at Neutaconkanut Recreation Center, 675 Plainfield Street

  • Selim Rogers Recreation Center, 60 Camden Avenue

  • Zuccolo Recreation Center, 18 Gesler Street

  • Davey Lopes Recreation Center, 227 Dudley Street

For more information and to find the nearest open recreation center, residents can call the Providence Recreation Department’s main office at 401-680-7300, visit http://www.providenceri.gov/providence-recreation/ or contact the Mayor’s Center for City Services by dialing 3-1-1 or visiting http://www.providenceri.gov/pvd-311/.

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