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Town of Hempstead opens cooling centers, extends hours at pools and beaches

Hot, humid weather has prompted the Town of Hempstead to open cooling centers and extend the hours at pools and beaches.

The town said in a Monday news release that 15 cooling centers will be open through Wednesday, along with longer hours of operation at 15 swimming pools and eight beaches.

The cooling centers listed are open from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., starting Monday and through Wednesday.

**Baldwin Senior Center, 1810 N. Grand Ave., Baldwin, 516-546-7110

**Bellmore Senior Center, 2000 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore, 516-221-9696

**Cedarhurst Senior Center, 200 Cedarhurst Ave., Cedarhurst, 516-295-1177 (open until 4:30 p.m.)

**East Meadow Senior Center, 1485 Front St., East Meadow, 516-794-2458

**Elmont Senior Center, 138 Elmont Rd., Elmont, 516-354-4777

**Franklin Square Senior Center, 1182 Martha Place, Franklin Square, 516-328-3010

**Green Acres Senior Center, 400 Flower Rd., Valley Stream, 516-872-8810

**Levittown Senior Center, 555 N. Newbridge Rd., Levittown, 516-433-5454

**Merrick Senior Center, 2550 Clubhouse Rd., Merrick, 516-868-4777

**Oceanside Senior Center, 2900 Rockaway Ave., Oceanside, 516-766-8888

**Rosa Parks Senior Center, 2 Babylon Tpke., Roosevelt, 516-867-1612

**Salisbury Senior Center, 460 Salisbury Park Dr., Westbury, 516-333-5440

**Uniondale-Hempstead Senior Center, 840 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale, 516-292-1313

**Uniondale-Merrick Senior Center, 750 Jerusalem Ave., Uniondale, 516-538-5050

**Wantagh Senior Center, 1150 Seamans Neck Rd., Wantagh, 516-785-8505

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano also announced the opening of cooling centers this week at the following locations.

**North Massapequa Community Center, 214 N. Albany Ave., 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., 516-799-1840

**Sandel Senior Center, 50 South Park Ave., Rockville Centre, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 516-678-9350

**Five Towns Community Center, 270 Lawrence Ave., Lawrence, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., 516-239-6244

**Salvation Army, 65 Atlantic Ave., Hempstead, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 516-485-4900

**Salvation Army, 66 Church St., Freeport, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 516-378-4557

**Long Beach Public Library, 111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach, 516-432-7201

**Yes We Can Center, 141 Garden St., Westbury, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., 516-869-6311

Pool hours have been extended at the following Hempstead Town pools:

(Closing at 7 p.m.)

**Roosevelt Pool, Roosevelt

**Town Park at Sands Pool, Lido Beach

(Closing at 8 p.m.)

**Forest City Park Pool, Wantagh

**Rath Pool (Franklin Square Park District)

**Walker Memorial Pool, Lakeview

**Hewlett Point Pool, Hewlett

**Malibu Pool, Lido Beach

**Eight of Levittown's community pools

Also, lifeguards will be on duty for an extra hour -- until 7 p.m. -- at the following beaches:

**Town Park Point Lookout

**Lido Beach Town Park

**Lido West Town Park

**Town Park at Sands

**Hewlett Point Park

**East Atlantic Beach

**Atlantic Beach Estates

**Point Lookout Civic Beach

In addition to the extended pool hours, Echo Park in West Hempstead and Veterans Memorial Park in East Meadow are open until 10 p.m., their regular hours of operation.


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