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.


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.


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



Skinner Butte RiverPlay Playground


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