Cooling centers open across the region in response to heat
Extreme heat and humidity are predicted for the next several days.
We will be posting locations and hours of operation of known cooling centers in the area on the map below. If you know of a cooling center that is not list, please email us.
This listing will change frequently.
Monday - Friday, 8am to 6pm you can dial 211, toll-free, or text your zip code to 898211 with questions.
- Check out our Beat the Heat infographic for tips on staying safe in the heat.
- Visit your local air-conditioned community center, senior center, library or mall for a cool place to stay.
- Read these great articles from Multnomah County and The Red Cross.
- Elders, people with disabilities need extra attention when temperatures rise
Cooling Center Locations
Sandy Senior Center
38348 Pioneer Blvd, Sandy 97055
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wilsonville Community Center Daytime Cooling Center
7965 Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville 97070.
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wilsonville Public Library Cooling Center
8200 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville 97070
Library will be closed on July 4th. Regular Hours are Monday to Thursday 10am – 8pm, Friday and Saturday 10am to 6pm and Sunday 1pm to 6pm
Clackamas Service Center
8800 SE 80th Ave, Portland 97206.
Not technically a cooling center, but the center is open until 6:30 p.m. and people are welcome to drop in.
There are hot lunches provided Monday to Thursday from 10am to 12pm and dinner is provided Monday to Thursday from 5pm to 6pm, Friday from 6pm to 7pm and Saturday from 7pm to 10pm
Turn left at the corner of 82nd and Cornwell and go to the end of the lane. It is located just north of the Johnson Creek Fred Meyers on 82nd Avenue.
Damascus Community Church
14251 SE Rust Way, Damascus 97089
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Here's a great link for "Keeping cool in the 'Couv" www.cityofvancouver.us/cmo/page/tips-keeping-cool-%E2%80%98couv
Places to cool down:
Monday-Thursday: 5:30 am - 9 pm
Friday: 5:30 am - 8 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 7 pm
Sunday: Noon - 6 pm
Monday-Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Water Resources Education Center
4600 S.E. Columbia Way, Vancouver, Washington
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Both centers said they will be open from 10am until 3pm M to F. If it is hot and there are people wanting to stay later, they will remain open.
Also, here is a list of Multnomah County Library locations: multcolib.org/hours-and-locations.
This from Polk County Public Health Dallas, Oregon:
Dallas area residents: Dallas Fire Department will have their training room available as a cooling station from 11am-6pm on 7/2 and on 7/3 from 11a-5p.
Valley is under a Heat Advisory. Polk County Fire District #1 will have their training room available as a cooling station from 11am to 8pm 7/2 and 7/3.
Open June 29-30
Sun Terrace Cooling Station
1550 NW 11th St, Hermiston · (541) 564-2595
Water and a cool place to rest will be available 9AM-5PM this weekend.
Additional summer times/dates TBD.
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