List of Cooling Centers in The DMV

With the heat index rising be sure to stay cool at these centers!

 

District of Columbia

NW:

  • Hamilton Rec Center NW – 1340 Hamilton St. NW 20011
  • Hardy Recreation Center: 4500 Q STREET NW
  • Volta Park Recreation Center: 1555 34TH STREET NW
  • Petworth Recreation Center – 801 Taylor St NW
  • Park View Recreation Center: 693 Otis Pl NW
  • Seaton Elementary: 1503 10th St NW
  • New York Ave/Dunbar Recreation: 100 N Street, NW
  • Patricia Handy Place: 810 5th St NW
  • Community for Creative Non-Violence (CCNV): 425 2nd Street, N.W.

NE:

  • New York Avenue Men’s Emergency Shelter: 1355 New York Ave NE
  • Adams Place Day Center for women: 2210 Adams Pl NE #1
  • Aiton Elementary: 533 48th Pl NE
  • Marvin Gaye – 6201 Banks Place NE 20019

SE:

  • Harriet Tubman Emergency Shelter: 1900 Massachusetts Ave SE
  • Watkins Elementary School: 420 12th Street, SE
  • Randle Highlands Elementary: 1650 30th St SE
  • 801 East Men’s Shelter, Catholic Charities: 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
  • Congress Heights Recreation: 611 Alabama Ave SE

SW:

  • Patterson Elementary: 4399 South Capitol Terrace SW

Maryland

Anne Arundel County:

  • Northern District: 939 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore
  • Eastern District: 204 Pasadena Rd, Pasadena
  • Western District: 8273 Telegraph Road, Odenton
  • Southern District: 35 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater

Prince George’s County

The following centers are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.:

Cedar Heights Community Center

  • 1200 Glen Willow Drive
  • Seat Pleasant, MD 20743
  • 301-773-8881

Oakcrest Community Park School Center

  • 1300 Capitol Heights Boulevard
  • Capitol Heights, MD 20743
  • 301-736-5355

Palmer Park Community Center

  • 7720 Barlowe Road
  • Landover, MD 20785
  • 301-773-5665

Bowie Community Center

  • 3209 Stonybrook Drive
  • Bowie, MD 20715
  • 301-464-1737

Westphalia Community Center

  • 8900 Westphalia Road
  • Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
  • 301-516-5300

Vansville Community Center

  • 6813 Ammendale Road
  • Beltsville, MD 20705
  • 301-937-6621

Langley Park Community Center

  • 1500 Merrimac Drive
  • Hyattsville, MD 20783
  • 301-445-4508

College Park Community Center

  • 5051 Pierce Avenue
  • College Park, MD 20740
  • 301-441-2647

Montgomery County

Former Silver Spring Library Redevelopment, 8901 Colesville Road, Silver Spring

Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center, 14625 Bauer Dr, Rockville,

East County Community Recreation Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring

Montgomery County Animal Services (Community Room), 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood

Former Silver Spring Library Redevelopment, 8901 Colesville Road, Silver Spring

Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center, 14625 Bauer Dr, Rockville,

East County Community Recreation Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring

Montgomery County Animal Services (Conference Room), 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood

White Oak Community Recreation Center, 1700 April Lane, Silver Spring

Good Hope Recreation Center, 14715 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring

Executive Office Building cafeteria, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville

Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Silver Spring

Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, 4301 E W Hwy, Bethesda

Wheaton High School, 12401 Dalewood Dr, Silver Spring

Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring

Sidney Kramer Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road Germantown

Former Silver Spring Library Redevelopment, 8901 Colesville Road, Silver Spring

Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center, 14625 Bauer Dr, Rockville,

Good Hope Recreation Center, 14715 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring

Montgomery County Animal Services (Community Room), 7315 Muncaster Mill Road, Derwood

Masks are required at all times in the cooling centers and will be available if needed.

Anne Arundel County:

  • Northern District: 939 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore
  • Eastern District: 204 Pasadena Rd, Pasadena
  • Western District: 8273 Telegraph Road, Odenton
  • Southern District: 35 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater

Virginia

Alexandria:

  • Leonard “Chick” Armstrong Recreation Center (25 W. Reed Ave.), 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Mount Vernon Recreation Center (2701 Commonwealth Ave.), 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Charles Houston Recreation Center (901 Wythe St.), 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry Recreation Center (4653 Taney Ave.), 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • William Ramsay Recreation Center (5650 Sanger Ave.), 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center (105 N. Union St.), 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • William Ramsay Recreation Center (5650 Sanger Ave.), 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Charles Houston Recreation Center (901 Wythe St.), 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center (105 N. Union St.), 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • T.C. Williams High School Minnie Howard Campus (3801 W. Braddock Road), 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Oswald Durant Center (1605 Cameron Street), 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Arlington 

  • Fairlington: 3308 S Stafford St (Open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mon, Weds, Thurs, and Fri. Open 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Tuesday and Sunday
  • Langston Brown: 2121 N Culpeper St (Open 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mon, Tues, Weds, Friday. Open 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Thursday and Sunday)
  • Madison: 3829 N Stafford St ( Open 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mon, Tues, Weds, Thurs. Open 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Friday and Sunday)
  • Thomas Jefferson: 3501 S 2nd St. (Open 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mon – Fri. Open 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday.

Other cool spots in Arlington

  • Community Use Pools (managed by Arlington Public Schools)
  • Powhatan Springs Park (features a Children’s Rain Garden)
  • Ocean Dunes Waterpark at Upton Hill Park (managed by NOVA Parks)
  • MedStar Capitals Iceplex (open to the public 7 a.m. – 11 p.m. M-F and 8 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday)

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