Iowa City, Dubuque offering places to cool off during excessive heat

The unofficial start of summer feels more like its blistering peak in parts of the Deep South, where temperatures at or near 100 degrees are setting heat records during the Memorial Day weekend./Source: MGN
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Heat index values of 100 degrees and hotter are forecast for eastern Iowa this week.

Iowa City

Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert St.,
Hours: M-F 6:15 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Mercer Park Aquatic Center/Scanlon Gym, 2701 Bradford Drive,
Hours: M-F 6:15 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays from 6:15 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sundays 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

City Pools
• City Park Pool, 200 Park Rd. (Twilight swims held from 5-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri. for $2.)
• Robert A. Lee Pool, 220 S. Gilbert St.
• Mercer Park Aquatic Center, 2701 Bradford Dr.

Splash and Spray Pads
Hours: Daily from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
•Wetherby Park, 2400 Taylor Dr.
•Fairmeadows Park, 2500 Miami Dr.
•Tower Court Park, 1124 Tower Ct.

Public Library, 123 S. Linn St.
Hours: M-F 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Senior Center, 28 S. Linn Stree
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Dubuque

Carnegie-Stout Public Library, 360 W. 11th St.
Hours: M-W 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Th 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Fri -Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
Sun 1 - 5 p.m.

Multicultural Family Center, 1157 Central Ave.
Hours: W-Th 12 - 8 p.m.; Fri 12 - 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Mystique Community Ice Center, 1800 Admiral Sheehy Dr.
Hours: Tues 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Thu 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Fri, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun, 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Bunker Hill Golf Course Clubhouse, 2200 Bunker Hill Rd.
Hours: Sunday-Saturday, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Operation New View, 1473 Central Ave.
Hours: M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.