While some people are already basking in all of their pumpkin-spice glory even though it's 85+ and 90% humidity outside, others are still trying to find ways to beat the heat. With several local and municipal pools and splash locations typically closing for the season effective Labor Day Monday, with this week's weather, others have chosen to stay open!


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Bowdoin Park Splash Pad Extends Season Due to Hudson Valley Heat Wave

If you're local to the area, hopefully you've had the opportunity to bring your little ones to Bowdoin Park for all of the family friendly offerings. A great playground that received a makeover ahead of the 2022 spring and summer seasons, and of course the splash pad that has provided many Hudson Valley kids a spot to cool down during hot summer days.

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A popular spot for summer hangouts and playdates, the splash pad at Bowdoin usually runs for the season from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, but with the temps forecasted to be well into the 90s this week, an exciting announcement came from Dutchess County Parks on September 5th:

Some warm days ahead - With that, the splash pad at Bowdoin Park will remain open from today - Tuesday September 5th, through Sunday, September 10th. Hours 10am - 6pm.


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Seems like the announcement was very well received by local families, as in the few hours since it went up on Facebook, it has been shared close to 20 times, and plenty of 'Thank You' and tagging of other families is being done in the comment section.

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Forecasters are saying that temperatures are expected to remain in the upper 80's and 90's through Friday, with a drop into the mid 70's for the weekend.

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