City of Binghamton, New York

3,100 Use City’s Pools During Weekend Heat Wave


(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) — Mayor Richard C. David on Wednesday announced pool attendance numbers for Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21. Mayor David waived pool fees at all City parks during that time, encouraging families to cool off during an excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service.

Pool attendance numbers, July 19-21:

Recreation Park: 1,369
Cheri A. Lindsey Park: 806
Webster Street Park: 390
MacArthur Park: 338
Fairview Park: 200

Total: 3,103

“Families took full advantage of our public pools and neighborhood parks to beat the summer heat, as we saw nearly triple the number of users compared to a normal weekend,” said Mayor David. “These numbers showcase the importance of investing in our City park facilities and keeping them in the best shape we can.”

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