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3 ways to beat the heat in Eugene

Eugene's Amazon Pool (SBG photo)

EUGENE, Ore. - Stay cool this weekend - and know the symptoms of heat-related illness.

The best way to avoid a heat illness is to stay cool.

The City of Eugene suggests visits a pool; an air-conditioned public building; or one of the spray play features in city parks.

VISIT THE LIBRARY

All three Eugene Public Library locations are air conditioned.

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

The Bethel Branch Library, 1990 Echo Hollow Rd., and Sheldon Branch Library, 1566 Coburg Rd., are open 12 p.m - 8 p.m. Tues, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. M,W,Th,F & Sa; closed Sundays.

SWIMMING POOLS

Eugene Rec's three pools are open this weekend.

Amazon Pool, 2600 Hilyard St.

Lap Swim: Friday 5:30-9 a.m. and 10:50 a.m.-6:15 p.m.; Saturday 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.; Sunday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.

Rec Swim: Daily 2-5 p.m.

Parent/Child Swim: Daily 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Echo Hollow Pool, 1655 Echo Hollow Rd.

Lap Swim: Friday 5:30-8:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Rec Swim: Friday 1:15-3:15 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.; Sunday 1:15-3 p.m.

Sheldon Pool, 2443 Willakenzie Dr.

Lap Swim: Friday 5:30-6:30 a.m., 7-8 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5:15-6:30 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Rec Swim: Friday 1:30-3:30 p.m. and 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Saturday 12-2 p.m.

SPRAY PLAY

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

Fairmount

Oakmont

Skinner Butte RiverPlay Playground

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