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Available warm weather cooling centers

Cooling Centers

Various cities have opened cooling centers for people affected by the heat.

Bellevue
The following "drop in" centers are open during normal business hours:

Crossroads Community Center
16000 NE 10th St.
425-452-4874

Highland Community Center
14224 Bel-Red Road
425-452-7686

North Bellevue Community Center
4063 148th Ave. N.E.
425-452-7681

South Bellevue Community Center
14509 SE Newport Way
425-452-4240

For drop-in hours at each center, visit www.bellevuewa.gov/community_centers.htm
or call Bellevue Parks & Community Services at 425-452-6885.

Federal Way

Federal Way Community Center
876 S. 333rd St.
Tuesday, July 2 / 5:30am - 9:30pm
Wednesday, July 3 / 5:30am - 9:30pm
Thursday, July 4 / closed
Friday, July 5 / 5:30am - 9:30pm
Saturday, July 6 / 7am - 6pm
Sunday, July 7 / 9am - 6pm

Cooling center is open to people of all ages. Unfortunately, no pets will be permitted, with the exception of service animals.
Contact: http://itallhappenshere.org/default.html

Kirkland

The following public buildings in Kirkland are equipped with air conditioning, and serve as cooling centers when the area experiences extreme heat. Please note these buildings will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in honor of Independence Day.

Peter Kirk Community Center

352 Kirkland Avenue
425-587-3360
Monday - Wednesday, July 1-3 / 8am - 5pm
Thursday, July 4 / closed
Friday, July 5 / 8am - 5pm

North Kirkland Community Center
12421 103rd Avenue NE
425-587-3350
Monday - Wednesday, July 1 - 3 / 8am - 8pm
Thursday, July 4 / closed
Friday, July 5 / 8am - 5pm
Saturday, July 6 / 9am-12pm

Peter Kirk Pool
348 Kirkland Avenue
425-587-3335
Public swim times: www.kirklandwa.gov/aquatics

Kirkland Public Library
308 Kirkland Avenue
425-822-2459
Monday - Wednesday, July 1-3 / 10am - 9pm
Thursday, July 4 / closed
Friday, July 5 / 10am - 6pm
Saturday, July 6 / 10am - 5pm
Sunday, July 7 / 1pm - 5pm

Kingsgate Library
12315 NE 143rd Street
425-821-7686
Monday - Wednesday, July 1-3 / 10am - 9pm
Thursday, July 4 / closed
Friday, July 5 / 10am - 6pm
Saturday, July 6 / 10am - 5pm
Sunday, July 7 / 1pm - 5pm

Kent

The Senior Center, Kent Commons, and the Library are available during normal business hours.
Contact: http://www.tukwilawa.gov/disaster/basics.html

Maple Valley
Lake Wilderness Lodge
22500 SE 248th Street
425-432-9953
Tuesday, July 2 / 8am-8pm
Wednesday, July 3 / 8am-8pm

Redmond

Redmond Senior Center
8703 160th Avenue NE
425-556-2314
Tuesday, July 2 / 8:30am - 9pm
Wednesday, July 3 / 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday, July 4 / closed
Friday, July 5 / 8:30am - 4:30pm

Renton

Renton Senior Activity Center
211 Burnett Avenue N.
425-430-6633
Tuesday, July 2 / 9am - 5pm

Renton Community Center
1715 SE Maple Valley Highway
425-430-6700
Tuesday, July 2 / 6am - 10pm

SeaTac

SeaTac Community Center (Senior Wing)
13735 24th Ave. S.
206-973-4680
Tuesday, July 2 / 8:30am - 8pm
Wednesday, July 3 / 8:30am - 8pm

Seattle

Libraries

The following Seattle Public Library locations are equipped with air conditioning, and serve as cooling centers when the area experiences extreme heat. Please call the individual location before you go for open hours and to verify that the air conditioning is working.

 Seattle Center (View the campus map - Acrobat PDF)

Senior Centers

The following senior centers have air conditioning or are relatively cool and are open to the public:

More Seattle resources