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No air conditioning for the heatwave? Here are some local cooling centers

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Enduring a triple digit heatwave without air conditioning isn't merely uncomfortable for some. It can create a health emergency.

If you need shelter from the heat, here's where you can find local cooling centers.

And remember to drink lots of water!


Multnomah County

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Clackamas County


Canby Adult Center

1250 S. Ivy St., Canby 97013

503-266-2970

Mondays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Open during regular hours.


Canby: Denny’s Restaurant

1369 SE 1st Ave., Canby 97013

503-263-3193

Open 24/7

Available for those needing to cool off for an hour or two. No obligation to buy.


Clackamas Service Center

8800 SE 80th Ave., Portland 97206

503-771-7914

Mondays & Wednesdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.),

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (closed noon -1 p.m.),

Saturdays 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., closed Fridays & Sundays

Open during regular hours. Regular meals and other services available. Center may open if temperatures exceed 90 degrees on the weekend, call for updated information.


Damascus Community Church

14251 SE Rust Way, Damascus 97089

503-658-3179

Mondays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Open to the public during regular hours when temperatures reach 90 degrees.


The Father’s Heart Street Ministry

603 12th St., Oregon City 97045

503-722-9780

Tuesdays – Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Open during regular hours. Regular meals and other services available. May open additional hours if temperatures reach 100 degrees. Call to confirm.


Hoodland Public Library

24525 E Welches Road, Welches 97067

503-622-3460

Mondays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesdays - Saturdays 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., closed Sundays

Open to the public during regular hours.


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.


Molalla Adult Community Center

315 Kennel St., Molalla 97038

503-829-4214

Mondays – Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., closed on weekends

Open to the public during regular hours.


Sandy City Hall

39250 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy 97055

503-668-5533

Mondays - Fridays 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Open to the public during regular office hours.


Sandy Public Library

38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy 97055

503-668-5537

Mondays - Fridays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Open to the public during regular hours.


Sandy Senior Center

38348 Pioneer Blvd., Sandy 97055

503-668-5569

Mondays - Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on weekends

Open to the public during regular hours.


Wilsonville Brookdale Senior Community

8170 SW Vlahos Drive, Wilsonville 97070

503-682-0653

Mondays - Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Fireside Room is open to the public 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.

Available during normal operating hours for individuals and families needing shelter from severe weather.

The library may extend hours in extreme heat. Call or check the library’s website at www.wilsonvillelibrary.org for updated open hours.

Service animals only, no pets.


Clark County


Firstenburg Community Center,

700 N.E. 136th Ave.

Monday-Thursday, 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m

Friday 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m

Saturday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Sunday noon to 6 p.m.


Marshall/Luepke Community Center

1009 McLoughlin Blvd.

Monday-Thursday 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Friday 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; closed Sunday


Vancouver Public Works’ Water Resources Education Center,

Along the Columbia River and waterfront trail

Regular Water Center hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Admission is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Washougal municipal complex,

1701 C St., Washougal

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Washougal Library

1661 C St. Washougal

Saturday 10-6


Washougal Community Center

1681 C St, Washougal

Sunday 2-6


Battle Ground Community Center

912 E. Main St.

Battle Ground, WA 98604

Wednesday to Friday, 8 AM to 9 PM

For more information call Battle Ground Parks & Recreation at (360) 342-5380


Camas Public Library

625 NE Fourth Ave

Camas, WA 98607

Monday to Thursday, 10 AM to 9 PM

Friday and Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM

For more information call (360) 834-4692


Water Fun for Kids

Hamllik Park

City of Washougal

4285 Addy St.

Washougal, WA 98671

Thursday – 1 to 4 PM


Fire District 6 Felida Station

11600 NW Lakeshore Ave.

Vancouver, WA 98685

Wednesday through Friday, Noon to 8 PM

For more information call (360) 576-1195


Washington County

  • Beaverton City Library will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The library is located at 12375 SW 5th Street.
  • Beaverton City Library at Murray Scholls will be open from noon – 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. The library is located at 11200 SW Murray Scholls Place, Suite 102.
  • Boys & Girls Aid Safe Place for Youth will be open from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday and Sunday, and from 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Meals, snacks and water are available on site. Hot weather supplies such as hats, sunscreen and clothing are available. Youth may participate in daily programming and recreational activities. Safe Place for Youth is located at 454 SW Washington Street in Hillsboro. TriMet route numbers: 46, 47, 48, and 57 plus MAX.
  • Cornelius Public Library will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, and noon – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The library is located at 1355 N Barlow Street. TriMet route number 57.
  • Hillsboro Brookwood Library will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Water will be available. The library is located at 2850 Brookwood Parkway. TriMet route numbers 46 and 48.
  • Hillsboro Community Senior Center will be open on 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The senior center is located at 750 SE 8th Avenue. TriMet route numbers 46, 47, 48, and 57.
  • Hillsboro Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center (SHARC), lobby area will be open from 5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Friday, 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, and 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. Water will be available. The SHARC is located at 953 SE Maple Street. TriMet route numbers 46, 47, 48 and 57.
  • Hillsboro Shute Park Library will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday through Sunday. Water will be available. The library is located at 775 SE 10th Avenue. TriMet route numbers 46, 47, 48 and 57.
  • Tigard Public Library will be open from 10 a.m. –9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. –6 p.m. on Saturday, and noon –6 p.m. on Sunday. The library is located at 13500 SW Hall Blvd.
  • Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Athletic Center will be open from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Sunday. Vending machines and water are available on site. The Athletic Center is located at 15707 SW Walker Road. TriMet route numbers 59 and 67.
  • Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Cedar Hills Recreation Center will be open from 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday. Vending machines and water are available on site. The Cedar Hills Recreation Center is located at 11640 SW Parkway. TriMet route numbers 20 and 59.
  • Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center will be open from 5:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Vending machines and water are available on site. The Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center is located at 9985 SW 125th. TriMet route numbers 62 and 92.
  • Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Elsie Stuhr Center will be open from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday. Water is available on site. The Elsie Stuhr Center is located at 5550 SW Hall Blvd.
  • Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Garden Home Recreation Center will be open from 5:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, and 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday. Vending machines and water are available on site. The Garden Home Recreation Center is located at 7475 SW Oleson Road. TriMet route number 45.
  • Tualatin Public Library will be open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday and extended hours from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Saturday and 1 – 9 p.m. on Sunday. The library is located at 18878 SW Martinazzi Avenue. TriMet route numbers 76, 96 and 97 plus WES.
  • Wilsonville Public Library will have extended hours on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 – 8 p.m. Water is available on site. The library is located at 8200 SW Wilsonville Road.

Salem

Main Salem Public Library

585 Liberty Street SE

Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday 1 p.m.-5p.m.


West Salem Library,

395 Glen Creek Road NW

Friday and Saturday Noon to 6 p.m.

Closed Sunday


Center 50+

2615 Portland Road NE

Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Closed Sunday


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