Extreme Heat Updates

Pools open and free, CLC cooling station hours extended to 7pm tonight

Due to the ongoing extreme heat conditions, the Salem Y on Sewall Street has opened their pool facility to the Salem public today and through the weekend, regardless of Y membership. Hours and more details can be found at www.northshoreymca.org/locations/salem-ymca.

The City pool at Forest River Park is free today and through the weekend for Salem residents only (proof of residency required). Please note the pool capacity is limited and entry is on a first come, first served basis.

The Mayor Jean Levesque Community Life Center (401 Bridge Street) is open as a cooling station for anyone who requires it, today August 5th until 7:30pm, and 8am-4pm August 6th and 7th.

The Fire Chief has issued an order, until further notice, prohibiting all outside burning within City limits, including campground sites at Winter Island. Charcoal grills may be used for cooking only, and must be monitored while in use and thoroughly extinguished after use.