Cool off at these Seattle-area beaches, pools and spray parks this weekend

Temperatures will reach the 90s in some areas.

With temperatures expected to reach over 90 degrees in some places this weekend (with a heat advisory from noon Saturday to 9 p.m. Sunday in effect), here are some places to cool off:

Seattle beaches

Seattle Parks and Recreation offers lifeguards on duty, weather permitting, starting June 24 and free beginning swimming lessons for ages 6 and older available at nine Seattle beaches. They’re open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and noon to 7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays (parkways.seattle.gov/2017/05/04/everyone-water-summer):

  • East Green Lake, 7201 E. Green Lake Drive. N.
  • Magnuson, Northeast 65th Street and Sand Point Way Northeast
  • Madrona, 853 Lake Washington Blvd.
  • Pritchard Beach, 8400 55th Ave. S.
  • Matthews, 9300 51st Ave. N.E.
  • Madison, 1900 43rd Ave. E.;
  • Mt. Baker, 2301 Lake Washington Blvd. S.
  • Seward, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S.
  • West Green Lake, 7312 W.Green Lake Drive.

Outdoor pools

Tips for hot weather

More tips

Colman Pool
Outdoor saltwater pool with giant tube slide, public swims, lap swims, family swims,  lessons available, daily, closed for swim meets July 6-8 and 14-15; Lincoln Park, 8603 Fauntleroy Way S.W., Seattle;  fees and hours vary (206-684-7494 or
seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/colman-pool)

Mounger Pool
Two outdoor pools, big pool with corkscrew slide, shallow little pool; swim lessons, open swims, themed events, daily,  2535 32nd Ave. W., Seattle; fees and hours vary (206-684-4708 or seattle.gov/parks/find/pools/mounger-pool).

Seattle Parks wading pools and spray parks
Spray parks open daily at nine parks; starting Saturday, June 24, shallow wading pools open on warm days at 20 locations, days…

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