November 16, 2021

Hot conditions heating up business for pools and HVAC companies

ST. LOUIS– When St. Louis summer is in full swing, it’s hard to beat a cool pool to slide into and beat the heat. North Pointe Aquatic Center in Ballwin had hundreds of people cooling off Friday and more are expected to dive in this weekend.

“I expect a full parking lot, I expect people sitting wherever they can find a spot, it will be busy but we’re ready,” Ballwin Parks and Recreation Director Chris Conway said.

Conway and his lifeguards prepped for a busy weekend ahead as St. Louis is set to record its hottest temperatures of 2021 so far.

“At 92 degrees there’s probably 800 people here right now,” Conway said, looking at the crowd of people in the pools Friday afternoon. “This is what you would call a typical summer day.”

The pool delayed its opening day over Memorial Day weekend because of the cooler than normal…

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