Town Offers Cooling Options as Heat Wave Arrives

Supervisor Ed Smyth has designated various Town of Huntington facilities as cooling centers for  residents during the heat wave. 

Temperatures are expected to remain in the low 90s throughout the week.  A heat advisory is in effect Wednesday at noon through 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Please conserve power when you can, check on elderly neighbors and never leave pets outside in these temperatures,” Smyth said. “Stay hydrated and cool off at any one of these Town facilities.” 

Town beaches will have extended lifeguard protection until 7 pm for the duration of the heatwave. More information on town beaches can be found at huntingtonny.gov/beaches 

The town is offering the following facilities as cooling centers to Huntington residents for the duration of the heat wave: 

Restricted to Town of Huntington residents: 

DIX HILLS PARK 

Dix Hills Pool & Lobby of Clark Gillies Arena (formerly Dix Hills Ice Rink)  

Free access to pool for duration of heat wave

575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills 

12:30 PM (after Camps end) to 8 PM 

Department of Parks & Recreation (631) 351-3089 

Clark Gillies Arena (631) 462-5883 

 

ELWOOD PARK 

Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo Memorial Spray Park  

Recreation ID Card requirement waived for duration of heat wave

Cuba Hill Road (between Harmon Drive and Elwood Road), Elwood 

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (for Children with Special Needs) 

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM (for General Public) 

Department of Parks & Recreation (631) 351-3089 

John J. Flanagan Center/Senior Center 

423 Park Avenue, Huntington 

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM 

Senior Center (631) 351-3253 

 

MANOR FIELD PARK 

Manor Field Spray Park  

Recreation ID Card requirement waived for duration of heat wave

East 5th Street (between Park Avenue and Lenox Road), Huntington Station 

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (for Children with Special Needs) 

11:00 AM to 8:00 PM (for General Public) 

Department of Parks and Recreation (631) 351-3089 

 

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