Cooling Centers

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014  |  Updated 8:44 PM EDT
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Cooling Centers

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District of Columbia

Cooling centers will be activated from noon to 6 p.m. during heat emergencies.

General cooling centers:

  • One Judiciary Square, 441 4th Street, N.W., 202-724-8613
  • Frank D. Reeves Center (Lobby), 2000 14th Street, N.W., 202-671-0576
  • King Office Building (Lobby), 3720 Martin Luther King Ave, S.E., 202-279-1800
  • The Virginia Williams Family Resource Center, 33 N Street, N.E., 202-543-5298

Emergency homeless cooling centers:

  • Open Door Shelter for Women, 425 2nd Street, N.W. (North Entrance)
  • Catholic Charities 801 East Men’s Shelter, 801 East Building, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., S.E.
  • House of Ruth Madison/Empowerment Center (Women) 651 10th Street, N.E.
  • New York Avenue Men’s Emergency Shelter, 1355 New York Ave., N.E.
  • Adam's Place Emergency Shelter (Men) 2210 Adam’s Place, N.E.
  • John L. Young Center for Women 425 D St., N.W.
  • DC General Building #9 (Women), 1900 Massachusetts Ave., S.E.

Cooling centers for senior citizens:

  • Arthur Capper, 900 5th St., S.E., 202-546-1024
  • Carroll Apartments, 410 M Street, S.E., 202-727-4069
  • Fort Lincoln, 2855 Bladensburg Road, N.E., 202-576-6370
  • Garfield, 2301 11th Street, N.W., 202-362-7452
  • Horizon House, 1150 12th Street, N.W., 202-682-9395
  • James Apartments 1425 N Street, N.W., 202-673-2387
  • Knox Hill, 2700 Jasper Street, S.E., 202-727-4005
  • LeDroit, 2125 4th St., N.W. 202-238-0483
  • Sibley Plaza 1140 North Capitol Street, N.W., 202-289-0095
  • Regency House, 5201 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., 202-362-4445

Fairfax County

Prince George's County

Weekday hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Weekend hours of operation: Call the facility or check www.pgparks.com.

  • Baden Community Center - 13601 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine; 301-888-1500; TTY 301-203-6030
  • Beltsville Community Center - 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville; 301-937-6613; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Bladensburg Community Center - 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg; 301-277-2124; TTY 301-445-4512; Información en español: 301-445-4509
  • Bowie Community Center - 3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie; 301-464-1737; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Cedar Heights Community Center - 1200 Glen Willow Drive, Seat Pleasant; 301-773-8881; TTY 301-218-6768
  • College Park Community Center - 5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park - 301-441-2647; TTY 301-445-4512
  • College Park Youth Services Center - 4912 Nantucket Road, College Park; 301-345-4425; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Deerfield Run Community Center - 13000 Laurel-Bowie Road - Laurel; 301-953-7882; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Glenarden / Theresa Banks Complex - 8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden, 301-772-3151; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Glenn Dale Community Center - 11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard (Rte. 193), Glenn Dale - 301-352-8983; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Good Luck Community Center - 8601 Good Luck Road, Lanham, 301-552-1093; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Hillcrest Heights Community Center Park - 2300 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills; 301-505-0897
  • John E. Howard Community Center and Senior Activity Center - 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights, 301-735-3340; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Kentland Community Center - 2411 Pinebrook Avenue, Landover, 301-386-2278; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Lake Arbor Community Center - 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville, 301-333-6561; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Langley Park Community Center - 1500 Merrimac Drive, Hyattsville, 301-445-4508; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Largo/Perrywood/Kettering Community Park School Center - 431 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, 301-390-8390; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Marlow Heights Community Center Park - 2800 St. Clair Drive, Marlow Heights, 301-423-0505; TTY 301-203-6030
  • North Brentwood Community Center - 4012 Webster Street, North Brentwood, 301-864-0756; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Oakcrest Community Center - 1300 Capitol Heights Boulevard, Capitol Heights - 301-736-5355; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Patuxent Community Center - 4410 Bishopmill Drive, Upper Marlboro, 301-780-7577; TTY 301-203-6030
  • Peppermill Village Community Center - 610 Hill Road, Landover, 301-350-8410; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Prince George's Plaza Community Center - 6600 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, 301-864-1611; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Rollingcrest/Chillum Community Center - 6120 Sargent Road, Chillum, 301-853-2005; TTY 301-445-4512
  • Seat Pleasant Activity Center - 5720 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant, 301-773-6685; TTY 301-218-6768
  • South Bowie Community Center - 1717 Pittsfield Lane, Bowie, 301-249-1622; TTY 301-218-6768
  • Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex - 7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington, 301-749-4160, TTY 301-203-6030
  • Suitland Community Park School Center - 5600 Regency Lane, Forestville, 301-736-3518; TTY 301-203-6030
  • Temple Hills Community Center Park - 5300 Temple Hill Road, Temple Hills, 301-894-6616; TTY 301-203-6030
  • Upper Marlboro Community Center - 5400 Marlboro Race Track Road, Upper Marlboro - 301-627-2828; TTY 301-203-6030
  • Vansville Community Center - 6813 Ammendale Road, Beltsville, 301-937-6621; TTY 301-445-4512

Senior centers that will be available as cooling centers are:

  • Camp Springs Senior Activity Center, 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs, 301-449-0490 – open until 4:30 pm weekdays and closed weekends
  • 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

Senior citizens and their families are also encouraged to contact the Prince George’s County Department of Family Services Administration on Aging at (301) 265-8450 for information and/or assistance.

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