Cooling Centers

The towns listed below have opened designated cooling centers. Click on the name of the town to see the locations and hours. If your town/city is not listed, please note that libraries, senior centers and other public locations are good places to cool off.

Ashford

Ashford Town Hall, 5 Town Hall Road, F,Sat,Sun: 12-6pm

Avon

Senior Center, West Avon Road, M-F: 9am-4pm; Sat: 12-5pm; Sun: 10am-1pm

Avon Library, Country Club Road, Tu,Th: 10am-8:30pm; W: 10am-6pm; F: 10am-5pm; Sat: 10am-1pm; Sun: 1-5pm

Bethel

Local cooling center is available at the Senior Center, 1 School Street, W: 8:30am-4:30pm; Th: 8am-6pm; F: 8am-12pm

Bethel Library, 8 Library Place, F,Sat: 10am-5pm

Town Hall, Clifford J. Hurgin Municipal Center, Sat,Sun: 12-6pm

Bloomfield

Friday, July 19 The Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Prosser Library 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
McMahon Wintonbury Library 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, July 20 The Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prosser Library 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
McMahon Wintonbury Library 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, July 21 The Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Monday, July 22 The Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Prosser Library 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Bolton

Bentley Memorial Library, 206 Bolton Center Road, Sat: 10am-3pm

Bristol

Bristol Public Library - Main Branch
5 High Street
M-Th: 8:30am-8:00pm; F: 8:30am-5:00pm; Sun: 1-5pm

Bristol Senior Center
240 Stafford Avenue
M-F: 8:30am-5:00pm

Salvation Army
19 Stearns Street
M-F: 9am-2pm

Brian's Angels
19 Jacob Street
M-Sun: 1pm-5pm

Community Health Center
395 North Main Street
Th: 8am-5pm; F: 8:30am-5pm; Sat: 8:30am-12pm

Agape House
43 School Street
M-Sat: 8am-12pm

Burlington

Senior Center
200 Spielman Highway
F,Sat,Sun: 8am-4pm

Canton

Cooling centers are available at 40 Dyer Avenue.  Community Center hours: M-F: 8:30am-3:30pm.  Public Library hours:  M-Th: 10am-8pm, F: 10am-5pm, Sat: 10am-1pm.

Colchester

Cragin Memorial Library, 8 Linwood Avenue, Sat: 10am-4pm.

Columbia

Saxton B. Little Library, 319 Route 87, Friday 10am to 5pm

Columbia Volunteer Firehouse, 167 Route 66 Friday through Sunday - 11am to 6pm

East Hampton

East Hampton Senior Center located at 105 Main Street. Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm.

East Haddam

Municipal Office Complex, One Plains Road, Moodus, Sat,Sun: 11am-6pm. Signage will be posted in the building directing residents to the cooling center location in Meeting Room #3

Ellington

Hall Memorial Library
95 Main Street
Hours: W,Th: 10am-8pm; F: 10am-5pm; Sat: 10am-1pm

Senior Center
40 Maple Street
Hours: W,Th:  8:30am-4pm; F: 8:30am-1:30pm

Fairfield

Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road
M-Th: 9am-9pm; F: 9am-6pm; Sat: 9am-5pm.

Fairfield Woods Branch Library
1147 Fairfield Woods Road
M-Th: 9am-8pm; F: 9am-5pm; Sat: 9am-5pm.

Bigelow Center for Senior Activities
100 Mona Terrace
M-F: 9am-3:30pm

Black Rock Church
3731 Black Rock Turnpike
M-F: 9am-5pm; Sat: 12am-8pm; Sun: 8am-8pm

Glastonbury

Senior Center, Riverfront Community Center, 300 Wells Street, Sat: 8:30am-5pm; Sun: 12-5pm.

Welles Turner Memorial Library, 2407 Main Street Sat: 9am-5pm.

Hamden

Local cooling center is available at the Miller Memorial Library, 2901 Dixwell Avenue, M-W: 10am-8pm; Th-Sat: 10am-5:30pm

Hartford

General Summer Cooling Center Hours

Updated 07/20/2019 - Cooling Center available on: Sunday, July 21 , from 11:00am - 7:00pm.

ASYLUM HILL CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH - COOLING CENTER
Location:
814 Asylum Hill
Hartford, CT 06105
Walk ins welcome, no phone number available.

Mondays

North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street: 9:30 AM – 3 PM
South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue: 9 AM – 4 PM
Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth Street: 8:30 AM – 8 PM
Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street: 8 AM – 4 PM
Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main Street: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue: 10 AM – 6 PM
Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour Street: 10 AM – 8 PM
Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Avenue: 10 AM – 6 PM
Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Avenue: 10 AM – 6 PM
Park Branch, 744 Park Street: 10 AM – 8 PM
SANDS/Ropkins Branch, 1750 Main Street: 12:30 PM – 6 PM

Tuesdays

North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street: 9:30 AM – 3 PM
South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue: 9 AM – 4 PM
Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth Street: 8:30 AM – 8 PM
Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street: 8 AM – 4 PM
Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main Street: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue: 10 AM – 8 PM
Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour Street: 10 AM – 6 PM
Camp Field Branch, 30CampfieldAvenue: 10 AM – 8 PM
Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Avenue: 10 AM – 8 PM
Park Branch, 744 Park Street: 10 AM – 6 PM
SANDS/RopkinsBranch, 1750 Main Street: 12:30 PM – 6 PM

Wednesdays

North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street: 9:30 AM – 3 PM
South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue: 9 AM – 4 PM
Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth Street: 8:30 AM – 8 PM
Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street: 8 AM – 4 PM
Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main Street: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue: 10 AM – 6 PM
Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour Street: 10 AM – 8 PM
Camp Field Branch, 30CampfieldAvenue: 10 AM – 6 PM
Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Avenue: 10 AM – 6 PM
Park Branch, 744 Park Street: 10 AM – 8 PM
SANDS/RopkinsBranch, 1750 Main Street: 12:30 PM – 6 PM

Thursdays

North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street: 9:30 AM – 3 PM
South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue: 9 AM – 4 PM
Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth Street: 8:30 AM – 8 PM
Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street: 8 AM – 4 PM
Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main Street: 9:30 AM – 8 PM
Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue: 10 AM – 8 PM
Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour Street: 10 AM – 6 PM
Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Avenue: 10 AM – 8 PM
Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Avenue: 10 AM – 8 PM
Park Branch, 744 Park Street: 10 AM – 6 PM
SANDS/Ropkins Branch, 1750 Main Street: 12:30 PM – 6 PM

Fridays

North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street: 9:30 AM – 3 PM
South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Avenue: 9 AM – 4 PM
Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Avenue: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth Street: 8:30 AM – 5 PM
Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main Street: 8 AM – 4 PM
Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main Street: 9:30 AM – 5 PM
Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue: 10 AM – 5 PM
Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour Street: 10 AM – 5 PM
Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Avenue: 10 AM – 5 PM
Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Avenue: 10 AM – 5 PM
Park Branch, 744 Park Street: 10 AM – 5 PM
SANDS/RopkinsBranch, 1750 Main Street: 12:30 PM – 5 PM

Saturdays

Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth Street: 9 AM – 2 PM
Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main Street: 9:30 AM – 5 PM
Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Avenue: 10 AM – 5 PM
Park Branch, 744 Park Street: 10 AM – 5 PM

Hebron

Douglas Library, 22 Main Street, Hebron, Open Sat: 10am-3pm

Lebanon

Lebanon Senior Center, 37R West Town Street (all are welcome); Sat 12-4pm

Madison

Town of Madison Senior Center
29 Bradley Road
Hours: Wednesday, July 17th: 8:30am-9pm
Thursday, July 18th: 8:30am-6:30pm
Friday, July 19th: 8:30am-4pm
Saturday, July 20th: 8am-4pm
Sunday, July 21st: 8am-4pm

Manchester

Manchester Senior Center, 549 East Middle Turnpike, Sat: 12noon-9pm.
(Note: The Senior Center is open to any Manchester resident as a Cooling Center only; no programs or services are available.)

Mansfield

Mansfield Public Library
54 Warrenville Road
M,W: 10am-5pm; T,Th: 10am-8pm; F,Sat: 9am-5pm

Mansfield Community Center
10 South Eagleville Road
M-F: 5:30am-9pm; Sat:6:30am-8pm; Sun:8am-8pm

Marlborough

Marlborough Senior Center
17 School Drive
M-F:  8am-4:30pm

Richmond Memorial Library
15 School Drive
Th: 10am-8:00 pm; F: 10am-6pm; Sat: 10am-1pm

Meriden

The Meriden Police Department Lobby 50 West Main Street, Meriden, Sat 7am through Sunday 10pm

The Meriden YMCA – Octagon Conference Room 110 West Main Street Sat 7am-2pm, Sun 8-11am (Note that only access to the conference room will be allowed)

Morris

Morris Community Hall
3 East Street
M: 8:30am-4:30pm; T,W: 8:30am-8pm; Th: 8:30am-8pm; F: 8:30am-8pm; Sat: 10am-3pm

New Fairfield

New Fairfield Public Library
2 Brush Hill Road
Friday, July 19, from 1-8pm
Saturday, July 20, 10am-5pm

New Fairfield Senior Center
33 Route 37
Sunday, July 21, 12-5pm

New Haven

The following locations will serve as “cooling centers” for seniors in New Haven:
These Cooling Center Locations will be open until 4:00 PM:

Atwater Senior Center at 26 Atwater Street, New Haven
Dixwell / Newhallville Senior Center at 255 Goffe Street, New Haven (People with wheelchairs will need assistance to help travel up ramp)
East Shore Senior Center at 411 Townsend Avenue, New Haven

The following locations will serve as a “cooling center” for the general public:

New Haven Free Public Library Main Building is located at 133 Elm Street; Open Mon-Thurs 10-8, Fri & Sat 10am-5pm
Fair Haven Branch Library is located at 182 Grand Avenue; Open Mon & Tues 10am-6pm, Wed & Thurs 12-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm
Mitchell Branch Library is located at 37 Harrison Street; Open Mon 12-8pm, Tues 12-6pm, Wed & Thurs 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm
Stetson Branch Library is located at 200 Dixwell Avenue in the Dixwell Plaza; Open Mon & Tues 10am-6pm, Wed 12-8pm, Thurs 12-6, Sat 10am-5pm
Courtland Seymour Wilson Branch Library is located at 303 Washington Avenue; Open Mon 12-6pm, Tues 12-8pm, Wed & Thurs 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm

New London

Senior Citizen Center
120 Broad Street
M-F: 8am-3:30pm

New Milford

Cooling station available at 25 Church Street, Fri. 7/19 5pm-8pm, Sat. 7/20 1pm-8pm, Sun. 7/21 1pm-8pm

North Haven

Cooling centers available at:

North Haven Library at 17 Elm Street, F: 10am-5pm; Sat: 10am-1pm.

Montowese Firestation, 282 Quinnipiac Avenue, Sat,Sun: 9am-5pm

Norwich

Local cooling center is available at the Rose  Senior Center,  8 Mahan Drive, Friday 8am-6:30pm and Saturday 11am-6:30pm. The center may extend their hours to Sunday if there is a demand for this and the temperatures warrant.

Plainville

Local cooling centers are available at:

Plainville Police Department, 19 Neal Court, Lobby only -24 hours/ 7 days open

Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main Street Th: 10am-9pm; F: 10am-5pm; Sat: Closed

Plainville Senior Citizen Center, 200 East Street Th: 9am-5pm; F: 10am-1pm

Plymouth

Local cooling center is available at: Town Hall Community Room / Senior Lounge 80 Main Street, 7/19/2019 - 12–8pm; 7/20/2019 – 10am–8pm; 7/21/2019 – 10am–8pm. Please fill out the registration form. Service dogs are allowed. Free bottled water for consumption at the cooling center. Bring your own: Snacks, Medication, Reading material (i.e. books, newspapers..), Games, Puzzles, etc… If you have any questions, please contact Plymouth Dispatch at 860-589-7779.

Rocky Hill

Cora J. Belden Library
33 Church Street
M-Th: 9:30am-8pm; F: 9:30am-5pm; Sat: 9:30am-5pm (*Note: special hours Saturday, July 20, the library will remain open until 5 pm – usually closes at 1 pm on Saturdays in the summer)

Fire Department Company 3 located at 3050 Main Street, Sat: 4pm-8pm; Sun: 6am-6pm

Salem

Salem Town Hall, 270 Hartford Road Sat: 2-6pm

Sherman

Local cooling center available at the Sherman Senior Center, 8 Route 37 Center, open Th-Sun, from 9am-8pm.

Simsbury

Simsbury Public Library
(Lower Level Entrance)
725 Hopmeadow Street
Hours: W,Th: 9:30am-8:30pm; F: 9:30am-5:30pm; Sat: 9:30am-1:30pm
860-658-7663

Eno Memorial Hall
(Senior Center)
754 Hopmeadow Street
Hours: W,Th: 8:30am-4:30pm; F: 8:30am-1pm

Southington

Southington Library
255 Main Street
M-Th: 9am-9pm; F: 9am-5pm

Calendar House (Senior Center)
388 Pleasant Street
M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm

South Windsor

Local cooling centers available at the South Windsor Community Center, 150 Nevers Road, M-F: 8am-7pm and the South Windsor Public Library, 1550 Sullivan Avenue, M-Th: 9am-9pm; F: 9am-4:30pm; Sat: 9am-1pm

Stafford

Stafford Library, 10 Levinthal Run, on Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-6pm

Stamford

Cooling Centers are available at the following locations:

Stamford Government Center, 1st Floor lobby, 888 Washington Blvd., Hours: M-F, (Sat-Sun):  until 9pm daily

Jewish Community Center, 1035 Newfield Avenue, M-Th:  5:30am to 10:00pm; F:  5:30am to 6:00pm; Sat-Sun: 7:30am to 6pm.

Chester Addison Community Center, 245 Selleck Street, Hours: M-F: 8:30am-6:30pm, Sat: 1-9pm, Sun: 2-9pm

Building One Community: (formerly Neighbors Link Stamford), 75 Selleck Street,  Hours: M-Sat: 7:30am-8pm, Sun: 8am-6pm.

In addition to these locations, residents are reminded that they can enjoy public access locations such as the Stamford Town Center and  the Ferguson Library branches, as alternative cooling sites.

Sterling

Sterling Senior Center, 1183 Plainfield Pike Friday, Saturday, Sunday July 19, 20, 21. The shelter is located at the
municipal building in the Senior Center. Please use the Senior Center’s side entrance and not the main entrance to the
building. Please contact EMD Don Buell at: 860-933-4958 to make arrangements if needed.

Torrington

City Hall Auditorium
140 Main Street

Monday, July 22: 8am-8pm
Wednesday, July 17: 8am-8pm
Friday, July 19: 8am-8pm

Sullivan Senior Center
88 East Albert Street

Monday, July 22: 9am-4pm
Wednesday, July 17: 9am-4pm
Friday, July 19: 9am-4pm

Joseph House
116 Water Street

Monday, July 22: 9am-5pm
Wednesday, July 17: 9am-5pm
Friday, July 19: 9am-5pm

Coe Memorial Park Center
101 Litchfield Street

Saturday, July 20: 12noon-6pm
Sunday, July 21: 12noon-6pm

Trumbull

Local cooling centers available at:

Trumbull Senior Citizen Center 23 Priscilla Place, M–F: 9am–4pm.

Trumbull Public Library 33 Quality Street, M-Th: 9am-8pm; F,Sat: 9am-5pm; Sun: 1-5pm.

Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch 1718 Huntington Turnpike, M-Th: 9am-8pm; Sat: 10am-2pm

Wallingford

Wallingford Family YMCA - East Side Branch, 81 South Elm Street, M-F: 4:30am-9:30pm; Sat: 5am-3pm; Sun: 7am-3pm

Wallingford Family YMCA - West Side Branch, 8 North Turnpike Road, M-Th: 5am-10pm; F: 5am-8pm; Sat,Sun: 7am-3pm

Waterbury

Local cooling center available at the Center for Human Development (CHD), 693 East Main Street, W: 5-9pm; Th,F: 5-9pm; Sat,Sun: 9am-9pm.

Windham

Fire/Police Complex Building, 13 Bank Street (in the Emergency Operations Center Room), in Willimantic will be open Saturday from 9am-3pm.

Winchester/Winsted

Hungerford Emergency and Medical Care Lobby at Winsted Health center, 115 Spencer Street, F: from 9am-9pm.

Blanche McCarthy Senior Center, 80 Holabird Avenue, open F: 8am-4pm open to adults age 55 and older, and/or disabled.

Winchester Town Hall, 338 Main Street, Francis P Hicks Room, Th: 8am-7pm; F: 8am-12noon.

Beardsley and Memorial Library, 40 Munro Place, open Th: 10am-8pm; F: 10am-6pm; Sat: 10am-2pm. (Note: The library has no air conditioning system).

Westport

The Center for Senior Activities, Imperial Avenue - Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm; Sat: 8:30am-3pm.

The Westport Public Library, Jesup Road - Friday: 9am-6pm; Sat: 9am-5pm; Sun: 1-5pm

Westport YMCA, Allen Raymond Lane - Monday - Friday: 5:30am-10pm; Sat: 7am-7:30pm; Sun: 7:30am-6pm

Windham

EOC Room at the Fire-Police Complex building, 13 Bank Street, Willimantic will be open Sat., July 20, 9am-3pm.

Woodbury

Woodbury Public Library 269 Main Street South, M,W,F,Sat: 10am-5pm; T,Th: 10am-9pm; Sun: 1-5pm.