Troy to open cooling stations to combat heat


With elevated temperatures and humidity expected across the Capital Region this week, Troy officials announced the City will activate cooling stations in four neighborhood locations beginning Labor Day weekend.

Residents can visit cooling stations established by the Troy Fire Department (weather permitting) on Monday, September 3, Tuesday, September 4, and Wednesday, September 5, from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., at the following locations:

120th Street Park
(120th Street and 1st Ave.)

Little Italy
Little Italy Market Place
(5th Avenue, Liberty and Hill Streets)

North Central
7th Ave Park
(Ingalls Avenue and 7th Ave.)

South Troy
Canal Street Park
(3rd Street and Canal Ave.)

Splash pads are open to the public at various city parks, including: Frear Park, Prospect Park, Knickerbacker Park and Riverfront Park. The Troy Housing Authority will allow residents to access to their six Splash Pad Play Areas located at Phelan Court, Fallon Apartments, Griswold Heights, Martin Luther King Apartments, the Taylor Apartments and Corliss Park.

Mayor Madden is reminding residents to take precautions to stay safe during the warm weather. Please reduce strenuous activity and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated during the warmest periods of the day. Residents are also asked to check on relatives and neighbors, especially those who are most vulnerable. Additional safety tips are available from the National Weather Service at

For more information and updates on local weather conditions, please visit the National Weather Service website at

For up-to-date announcements from Troy City Hall, please visit

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