Jul 29, 2014
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Where to Beat the Heat in and Around Somerville This Week

Temperatures will be close to 100 this week, and the city's main pools aren't open yet. Here are some places to cool down the kids.

Where to Beat the Heat in and Around Somerville This Week

Temperatures are may reach about 97 degrees on Wednesday and 99 degrees on Thursday, with things cooling to a frigid 91 on Friday—althouth temperatures may stay slightly cooler in the Boston area.

Somerville's two main pools,   and , aren't open yet.

Latta Brothers Pool is scheduled to open on June 23, and Dilboy Memorial Pool opens on July 1, according to the Department of Conservation and Recreation website.

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook due to the expected heat. If you have kids who need to cool down in some water, here are some places to go.

If you know of another place to cool down in or around Somerville, let people know by leaving a comment below.

  • : Run by the Somerville school system for the entire Somerville community, this pool has family swims, adult lap swimming and swimming lessons. Call (617) 625-6600, extension 6676, for more information.
  • East Cambridge: North Point Spray Deck—Located in North Point park across from the Museum of Science in Cambridge, this spray deck—where the kids can run through water—opened May 26 and is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Belmont: Beaver Brook Spray Deck—680 Trapelo Rd. Open daily 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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