Cooling Centers In The DMV

DC Cooling Center: These cooling centers will be open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays.

One Judiciary Square: 441 4th St. NW
Frank D. Reeves Center (Lobby): 2000 14th St. NW
King Office Building (Lobby): 3720 Martin Luther King Ave. SE
Emergency homeless cooling facilities: These cooling centers are for people who are homeless.

Catholic Charities 801 East Men’s Shelter: 801 East Building, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE
New York Avenue Men’s Emergency Shelter: 1355 New York Ave. NE
Adam’s Place Emergency Shelter (Men): 2210 Adam’s Place, NE
Harriet Tubman Emergency Shelter
DC General Building #27 (Women): 1900 Massachusetts Ave. SE
Patricia Handy Place: 810 5th St. NW
Adams Place Day Center (Women): 2210 Adams Place NE # 1
Public housing cooling centers for senior citizens: These cooling centers are for senior citizens who live somewhere without air conditioning. Senior citizens are also encouraged to go to air conditioned buildings.

Arthur Capper: 900 5th St. SE
Carroll Apartments: 410 M St. SE
Fort Lincoln: 2855 Bladensburg Road NE
Garfield: 2301 11th St. NW
Horizon House: 1150 12th St. NW
James Apartments: 1425 N St. NW
Knox Hill: 2700 Jasper St. SE
LeDroit: 2125 4th St. NW
Sibley Plaza: 1140 North Capitol St. NW
Regency House: 5201 Connecticut Ave. NW

CHARLES COUNTY

Capital Clubhouse (Monday through Sunday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.): 3033 Waldorf Market Place, Waldorf
Richard R. Clark Senior Center (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.): 1210 Charles Street, La Plata
Nanjemoy Community Center (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.): 4375 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy
Charles County Public Libraries (All branches: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m; Friday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.):
La Plata Branch: 2 Garrett Avenue, La Plata
P.D. Brown Memorial Branch: 50 Village Street, Waldorf
Potomac Branch: 3225 Ruth B. Swan Drive, Indian Head
Waldorf West Library: 10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf

Montgomery County

Montgomery County is not operating cooling centers at this point in time. However, County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation and senior centers, as well as regional services centers will be open and may provide respite from the heat. Recreation centers will waive normal sign-in procedures and access card requirements when operating as a cooling center. If a decision is made that a cooling center is needed, information will be posted on the Montgomery County Home page.

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

Cooling centers at Prince George’s County are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays. On weekends, residents can call the facility for operating hours, according to the county government.
Baden Community Center: 13601 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine
Bladensburg Community Center Park: 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg
Cedar Heights Community Center Park: 1200 Glen Willow Drive, Seat Pleasant
College Park Community Center Park and Soccer Complex: 5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park
Glassmanor Community Center Park: 1101 Marcy Avenue, Oxon Hill
Glenarden / Theresa Banks Complex: 8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden
Hillcrest Heights Community Center Park: 2300 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills
John E. Howard Community Center Park: 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights
Kentland Community Center Park: 2411 Pinebrook Ave. Landover
Langley Park Community Center: 1500 Merrimac Drive, Hyattsville
Largo/Perrywood/Kettering Community Park School Center: 431 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro
Marlow Heights Community Center Park: 2800 St. Clair Drive, Marlow Heights
North Brentwood Community Center Park: 4012 Webster St. North Brentwood
Oakcrest Community Park School Center: 1300 Capitol Heights Boulevard, Capitol Heights
Patuxent Community Center: 4410 Bishopmill Drive, Upper Marlboro
Peppermill Village Community Center Park: 610 Hill Road, Landover
Prince George’s Plaza Community Center: 6600 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville
Rollingcrest/Chillum Community Center Park: 6120 Sargent Road, Chillum
Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex: 7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington
Suitland Community Park School Center: 5600 Regency Lane, Forestville
Temple Hills Community Center Park: 5300 Temple Hill Road, Temple Hills
Vansville Community Center: 6813 Ammendale Road, Beltsville
These three Prince George’s County senior centers will also serve as cooling centers:
Camp Springs Senior Activity Center: 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs; 301-449-0490 – open until 4:30 pm weekdays; Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Closed Sundays
Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center: 7120 Contee Road, Laurel; 301-206-3350 – closed Sundays
John E. Howard Senior Activity Center: 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights; 301-735-2400 – open until 3:30 pm weekdays and closed weekends

Northern Virginia

Alexandria City – Chinquapin

Alexandria City – Durant Arts Center 9 – 10, Sat closed

Alexandria City – William Ramsay Rec Center 9 – 9, Sat 9 – 6

Alexandria City – Patrick Henry Rec Center 9 -9, Sat. closed

Alexandria City – Nannie Lee Memorial Rec Center 9 – 9, Sat closed

Alexandria City – Mount Vernon Rec Center 9-9, Sat 9 – 6

Alexandria City – Charles Houston Rec Center 9 -9 , sat 9 – 6

Alexandria City – Cora Kelly 9-9, Sat 9 – 6

Alexandria City – Charles Barrett Rec Center 9-6 closed Sat

Arlington County – Central Library – 11 am – 9 pm

Fairfax City – Sherwood Center – 10 am – 8 pm (July 5 & 6)

Falls Church – Community Center, 223 Little Falls Street – until 7 pm

Manassas Park – Manassas Park Community Center

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