In response to the high temperatures expected this weekend, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department (AFRD), Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (DPRCA) and the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services have opened five cooling stations this weekend to ensure that Atlanta’s residents have a safe place to stay cool during the heat wave.
Residents, especially senior citizens, are strongly advised to take advantage of these cooling stations if needed. AFRD is also offering free bottled water at all fire stations in the city and are inspecting senior citizen high rises and complexes
Additionally, all of Atlanta’s twelve swimming pools will be open Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. until 7 p.m. and seven of the city’s pools will be open for free. These include:
Dunbar (Rosa Burney Park)