Cooling Centers July 18 - 20

Jul 17, 2019

Mayor Horrigan Extends Hours at Four Akron Community “Cooling Centers”

Akron, Ohio, July 17, 2019 – Due to forecasted high temperatures, Mayor Dan Horrigan has announced that the City of Akron will extend hours at four community “cooling centers” this week. The community centers will be open for extended hours on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (July 18-20), from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

“During this heat wave, families in need are invited to stop by and cool down in any of our community centers,” Mayor Horrigan said. “We are extending hours at four locations to ensure residents of all ages can escape the heat, even in the evening. We also encourage all our residents to check in on their neighbors and family members who may be vulnerable to these high temperatures, and take steps to keep children and pets well hydrated, rested, and out of the sun.”

Cooling Centers open from 8:30 AM – 9:00 PM (July 18, 19 and 20):

Lawton Street Community Center 
1225 Lawton Street 
Akron, OH 44320 

Mason Park Community Center 
700 E. Exchange Street 
Akron, OH 44306 

Patterson Park Community Center 
800 Patterson Avenue 
Akron, OH 44310 

Summit Lake Community Center 
380 W. Crosier Street 
Akron, OH 44311