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Pool Hours Extended During the Weekend Heatwave

June 19, 2019—Olean— William J. Aiello, Mayor of the City of Olean is pleased to announce that the Olean pools will be opened for extended hours on Saturday July 20 and Sunday July 21. In addition the John J. Ash Community Center will be available if residents need a facility with air conditioning.

“The weather forecast has the heat index reaching the 100 plus degree mark over the weekend and I am pleased that the staff at both pools: the “big pool” at the recreation center and the wading pool at Franchot Park, were able to adjust schedules to keep the pools open an additional hour each. Both pools will be open from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.,” Mayor Aiello said.

“In addition a procedure is in place to open the John J. Ash Community Center, 112 North Barry Street, as a cooling station from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday July 20 and Sunday July 21” Mayor Aiello added. “Olean is a very caring community, and I want to thank our police and fire departments, the youth and recreation staff, the senior center staff and Reverend Kim Rossi of the Greater Olean Association of Churches for helping put this plan in motion.”

“I also urge residents to be mindful of the heat and if they need a place to cool down to please stop by the cooling station.” Mayor Aiello said.

Olean Municipal Building • 101 East State Street • Olean, NY 14760 •