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Summer Guide: Find a cooling center or splash pad near you

(John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

It's important to stay cool and hydrated in the hot weather.

Click here for your latest forecast

Here's a map of pools, splash pads and fountains in the Portland area:

Here's a list of local cooling centers in the Portland region:

SALEM:

Main Salem Public Library, 585 Liberty Street SE, Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5p.m.

West Salem Library, 395 Glen Creek Road NW, Wednesday Noon-6 p.m., closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday Noon to 6 p.m., closed Sunday

Center 50+, 2615 Portland Road NE, Wednesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. closed Sunday

In addition, most malls are available to the public and can be used as cooling locations

MULTNOMAH COUNTY (these locations are only open to the elderly and people with disabilities or other physical conditions)

Multnomah County Walnut Park Building, 5325 NE MLK Jr. Blvd., Portland

  • Thurs., Aug. 18, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fri., Aug. 19, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sat., Aug. 20, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Multnomah County East Building, 600 NE 8th St., Gresham

  • Thurs., Aug. 18, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fri., Aug. 19, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sat., Aug. 20, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th Ave., Portland

  • Thurs., Aug. 18, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Fri., Aug. 19, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sat., Aug. 20, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Click here for a map of cooling centers open to everyone in Multnomah County

CLACKAMAS COUNTY:

Canby Adult Center

  • 1250 S. Ivy Street, Canby 97013
  • 503-266-2970
  • Open during regular hours - Mondays – Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Damascus Community Church

  • 14251 SE Rust Way, Damascus 97089
  • 503-658-3179
  • Open to the public Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. when temperatures reach 90 degrees.

Estacada Community Center

  • 200 SW Club House Drive, Estacada 97023
  • 503-999-7062
  • Please call for hours

The Father’s Heart Street Ministry

  • 603 12th St., Oregon City 97045
  • 503-722-9780
  • Open Tuesdays – Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Regular meals and other services available. May open additional hours if temperatures reach 100 degrees. Call to confirm.

Gladstone Public Library

  • 135 E Dartmouth St., Gladstone 97027
  • 503-656-2411
  • Mondays to Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Open to the general public during regular hours.

Gladstone Senior Center

  • 1050 Portland Ave., Gladstone 97027
  • 503-655-7701
  • Mondays – Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open to the general public during regular hours.

Hoodland Public Library

  • 24525 E. Welches Road, Welches 97067
  • 503-622-3460
  • Open to the public regular hours, Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed Sundays)

Lake Oswego Adult Community Center

  • 505 G Ave., Lake Oswego 97034
  • 503-635-3758
  • Mondays – Thursdays 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Open to the general public during regular hours. Center may also be open on weekends based on expected temperatures. Call to confirm.

Ledding Library

  • 10660 SE 21st Ave., Milwaukie 97222
  • 503-786-7580
  • Mondays – Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays noon to 6 p.m. Open to the general public during regular hours.

Molalla Adult Community Center

  • 315 Kennel St., Molalla 97038
  • 503-829-4214
  • Open to the public Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., unavailable on the weekend.

Sandy City Hall

  • 39250 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy 97055
  • 503-668-5533
  • Open to the public during regular office hours - Mondays – Fridays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sandy Public Library

  • 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy 97055
  • 503-668-5537
  • Open to the public during regular hours, Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sandy Senior Center

  • 38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy 97055
  • 503-668-5569
  • Open to the public Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., unavailable on the weekend.

Wilsonville Brookdale Senior Community

  • 8170 SW Vlahos Drive, Wilsonville 97070
  • 503-682-0653
  • The Fireside Room is open to the general public seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. when temperatures reach 90 degrees. Water is available.

Wilsonville Community Center

  • 7965 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville 97070
  • 503-682-3727
  • Mondays – Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Available during normal operating hours for individuals and families needing shelter from severe weather.

Wilsonville Public Library

  • 8200 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville 97070
  • 503-682-2744
  • Mondays – Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

CLARK AND SKAMANIA COUNTIES:

Firstenburg Community Center, 700 NE 136th Ave., Vancouver is open during the following hours:

  • Monday-Thursday, 5:30am-9pm
  • Friday, 5:30am-8pm
  • Saturday, 8am-7pm
  • Sunday, noon-6pm

Marshall/Luepke Community Center, 1009 McLoughlin Blvd., Vancouver is open during the following hours:

  • Monday-Thursday, 5:30am-9pm
  • Friday, 5:30am-8pm
  • Saturday, 7am-7pm
  • Sunday, closed

Washougal municipal complex at 1701 C Street will be open to provide relief from the expected high temperatures.

  • City Hall: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
  • Washougal Community Center: Monday–Thursday, 9am-3pm
  • Washougal Library: Saturday, 10am-6pm
  • Washougal Community Center: Sunday, 2pm-6pm (They could extend from 1pm-9pm if volunteers come forward to staff)

WASHINGTON COUNTY:

Community Senior Center of Hillsboro at 750 SE 8th Avenue will be open Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm. For more information, call 503-648-3823.

Elsie Stuhr Center at 550 SW Hall Boulevard in Beaverton will be open. Call 503-629-6342 for more information.

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30am-9pm
  • Wednesday and Friday from 7:30am-5pm
  • Saturday from 9am-5pm

Cedar Hills Recreation Center at 11640 SW Park Way, Portland, OR 97225 will be open. For more information, call 503-629-6340.

  • Monday through Friday from 6pm-10pm
  • Saturday from 8am-4pm
  • Sunday from 10am-4pm

Safe Place for Youth – Boys and Girls Aid will be open 24/7 for those 19 and younger at 454 SE Washington Street, Hillsboro OR 97123.

Tualatin Hills Athletic Center at 15707 SW Walker Road, Beaverton, OR 97006 will be open. Call 503-629-6330 for more information. Anyone can walk in.

  • Monday-Friday, 6am-10pm
  • Saturday 8am-10pm
  • Sunday 10am-10pm

Tualatin Public Library will be open extended hours Friday at 18878 SW Martinazzi Avenue, Tualatin, OR 97062. Call 503-691-3074 for more information. Anyone can walk in.

  • Monday-Saturday 10am-9pm
  • Sunday 1pm-6pm

Juanita Pohl Center, 8513 SW Tualatin Road (inside Community Park), Tualatin. Tualatin WES Stop # 13069 // Bus 76, Stop #13084.

  • Friday, July 31, 8am-5pm

Valley Hope Community Church at 2233 E. Main St., Hillsboro will be open 3:30 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 2, and 2 –7 p.m. on Thursday, August 3.

Here's information on splash pads:

PORTLAND:

Click here for an interactive map of splash pads and fountains city-wide

Outdoor Pool Locations:

• Creston Pool, 4454 SE Powell Blvd, (503)823-3672

• Grant Pool, 2300 NE 33rd Avenue, (503)823-3674

• Montavilla Pool,8219 NE Glisan Street, (503) 823-3675

• Peninsula Pool, 700 N Rosa Parks Way, (503)823-3677

• Pier Pool, 9341 N St. Johns Avenue, (503) 823-3678

• Sellwood Pool, 7951 SE 7th Avenue, (503) 823-3679

• Wilson Pool, 1151 SW Vermont Avenue, (503) 823-3680

Indoor Pool Locations:

• Columbia Pool, 7701 N Chautauqua Blvd, (503) 823-3669

• East Portland Pool, 740 SE 106th Avenue, (503) 823-3450

• Matt Dishman Pool, 77 NE Knott Street, (503) 823-3673

• Mt. Scott Pool, 5530 SE 72nd Avenue, (503) 823-3183

• Southwest Pool, 6820 SW 45th Avenue, (503) 823-2840

SALEM:

10 a.m.--8 p.m. Riverfront Park, 200 Water Street NE

10 a.m.--8 p.m. River Road Park, 3045 River Road N

12 p.m.--8 p.m. Fairmount Park, 650 Rural Street S

12 p.m.--8 p.m. Northgate Park, 3575 Fairhaven Avenue NE

12 p.m.--8 p.m. Wes Bennett Park, 2200 Baxter Road SE

12 p.m.--8 p.m. West Salem Park, 265 Rosemont Avenue NW

12 p.m.--8 p.m. Englewood Park, 1260 19th Street NE

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