Philly, Camden open spray pools as region swelters

Pictured: Spray pool in Camden, N.J.

June 8, 2011 12:05:26 PM PDT
Both Philadelphia and Camden have opened free spray pools to help people beat the heat.

Philadephia has five spray parks, which have been open since Memorial Day. They are located at:

48th & Woodland Ferko Playground-1101 E. Cayuga Street
Parkside Evans-52nd and Parkside
Waterview-Rittenhouse & Mcmahhon
Herron-2nd & Reed

In Camden, city spray pools will be open seven days a week from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.? Spray pools are located at the following locations:

4th & Washington St. Park
7th & Clinton St. Park
Pyne Poynt Park (6th & Erie St.)
Ralph Williams Park (28th & Mitchell St.)
Alberta Woods Park (30th & Fremont St.)

Camden is also making Community Centers available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.? The locations are as follows:

Charles "Poppy" Sharp Community Center?
713-715 Broadway
(856) 757-7127

Cramer Hill Community Center
1035 Reeves Avenue
(856) 757-7499

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center
1151 Haddon Avenue
(856) 757-7605

Malandra Hall Community Center
New Jersey and Merrimac Roads
(856) 757-7366

North Camden Community Center
6th Street and Erie Street
(856) 757-7291

Isabel Miller Community Center
8th Street and Carl Miller Boulevard
(856) 757-7504

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