Yes, it's exactly what you think it is. Rockford's Fire and Water departments are throwing the best party for anyone, especially kids, to cool off.

With temps expected to be at or near triple digits, these 'Hydrant Parties' will be taking place through the rest of the week, according to

The water and fire departments built large sprinkler systems that attach to the hydrant. They'll have these special sprinklers at the following locations (and times):

Wednesday, July 17

Leather Court and Jefferson @ Fairgrounds (1-2:15 p.m.)
Highland Park @ Rural and Roland (2:30-3:45 p.m.)

Thursday, July 18

Andrews Park @ Central and Sherman (1-2:15 p.m.)
25th Street Park (2:30-3:45 p.m.)

Friday, July 19

Police District 3 Javelin and New Towne (1-2:15 p.m.)
Saturn Park @ Shiloh and Garrett Lane (2:30-3:45 p.m.)

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