Pools extend hours during extreme heat

In order to beat the heat, city pools stayed open an hour later Thursday night.

In order to beat the heat, city pools stayed open an hour later Thursday night. (7/8/16)

THE BRONX - In order to beat the heat, city pools stayed open an hour later Thursday night.

With pools staying opened until 8:00 p.m., Bronx residents in Hunts Point took advantage of every minute.

Pool goers say it's a great way to relax and cool off during extreme temperatures. 

"It's really nice because it's really refreshing to be out here in the water instead of trapped inside a house where it's house," says Destiny Torres, of Hunts Point.

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