8 centers to open at 1:30pm after severe weather causing power outages
PROVIDENCE, RI – The City of Providence today announced that eight recreation centers will be opening at 1:30pm, earlier than normal operating hours, after a night of severe weather that led to power outages and the closure of Providence Public Schools. Normal programming will be offered to visitors at the following locations:
- Vincent Brown, 438 Hope St. Providence RI 20906
- John H. Rollins, 674 Praire Ave. Providence, RI 02905
- Joslin, 17 Hyatt St. Providence, RI 02909
- Neutaconkanut, 675 Plainfield St. Providence, RI 02909
- West End, 109 Bucklin St. Providence, RI 02907
- Zuccolo, 18 Gesler St. Providence, RI 02909
- Sackett, 159 Sackett St. Providence, RI 02907
- Rogers, 60 Camden Ave., Providence RI 02908
Three recreation centers including Davey Lopes, Pleasant View and Robert F. Kennedy remain without electricity and will be closed for maintenance.
For more information and to find the nearest open recreation center, residents can call the Providence Recreation Department’s main office at 401-680-7300 or contact the Mayor’s Center for City Services by dialing 3-1-1 or visiting http://www.providenceri.gov/pvd-311/.