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Posted on: July 29, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Beat the Heat

As temperatures rise, the City of Eugene invites individuals to cool off in air conditioned libraries, community centers, swimming pools, and parks.

City of Eugene Recreation pools offer great relief from the heat. The pool locations, hours of rec swims, and phone numbers are as follows:

  • Amazon Pool, 2600 Hilyard St., M-Su: 2-5p.m.; MW 6:30-8:30 p.m.<\li>
  • Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd.,M-F:1:10-3:40 p.m.;7-8:30 p.m. M-F; Su: 1:15-3 p.m.<\li>
  • Sheldon Pool, 2443 Willakenzie Dr., M-F:1:40-3:40 p.m.; MW 7:35-8:30 p.m.; F:7:30-8:30 p.m.; Sa: Noon-2 p.m.
  • For more information on pool schedules and fees, visit or call (541) 682-5525.

    All three Eugene Public Library locations are air conditioned. The hours of operation are:

  • The Downtown Library, 100 West 10th Ave., is open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., M-Th, and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. F-Su. Open late on Friday, July 3 10 a.m. – 8 p.m
  • The Bethel Branch Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd., and Sheldon Branch Library, 1566 Coburg Rd., are open 2 p.m – 8 p.m. Tues, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. W & Th, and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. F & Sa; closed Sundays.
  • The City operates five community centers that are air conditioned. The hours of operation and locations of those centers are:

    Spray play areas in City parks are a cooling resource, as well. Spray play areas are located in the following parks:

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