Cooling Off Areas In the DMV

District of Columbia Information for the July 2016 Heat Wave

Extended Spray Park Hours will be in effect 10 am to 9 pm weekdays until Friday, July 29, 2016

Ward 1:

  • Harrison Recreation Center – 1330 V St., NW
  • Westminster Playground – 911 Westminster St., NW

Ward 2:

  • Stead Recreation Center – 1625 P St., NW

Ward 3:

  • Chevy Chase Recreation Center – 5500 41st St., NW
  • Macomb Recreation Center – 3409 Macomb St., NW
  • Palisades Community Center – 5200 Sherrier Pl., NW

Ward 4:

  • Lafayette Recreation Center – 5900 33rd St., NW
  • Petworth Recreation Center – 801 Taylor St., NW
  • Riggs LaSalle Recreation Center – 501 Riggs Rd., NE
  • Takoma Community Center – 300 Van Buren St., NW

Ward 5:

  • Joseph H. Cole Recreation Center – 1299 Neal St., NE
  • Turkey Thicket Recreation Center – 1100 Michigan Ave., NE

Ward 6:

  • Kennedy Recreation Center – 1401 7th St., NW
  • King Greenleaf Recreation Center – 201 N St., SW

Ward 7:

  • Hillcrest Recreation Center – 3100 Denver St., SE
  • Marvin Gaye Recreation Center – 6201 Banks Pl., NE

Ward 8:

  • Fort Greble Recreation Center – Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. & Elmira St., SW

Prince George’s County Cooling Centers

2016 M-NCPPC Cooling Center Locations Open to the General Public

The following permanent Cooling Center Locations will be open to the General Public.  Weekday Hours of Operation (10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.); During weekend hours, residents are encouraged to call the facility to confirm hours of operation.  All centers will offer a cooling area with seating anytime temperatures reach 90 degrees or higher.

Baden Community Center – 13601 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine
301-888-1500; TTY 301-203-6030

Bladensburg Community Center Park – 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg
301-277-2124; TTY 301-445-4512; Información en español: 301-445-4509

Cedar Heights Community Center Park – 1200 Glen Willow Drive, Seat Pleasant
301-773-8881; TTY 301-218-6768

College Park Community Center Park and Soccer Complex – 5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park
301-441-2647; TTY 301-445-4512

Glassmanor Community Center Park – 1101 Marcy Avenue, Oxon Hill
301-567-6033; TTY 301-203-6030

Glenarden / Theresa Banks Complex – 8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden
301-772-3151; TTY 301-218-6768

Hillcrest Heights Community Center Park – 2300 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills
301-505-0897

John E. Howard Community Center Park – 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights
301-735-3340; TTY 301-218-6768

Kentland Community Center Park – 2411 Pinebrook Avenue, Landover
301-386-2278; TTY 301-445-4512

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 Park – 4012 Webster Street, North Brentwood
301-864-0756; TTY 301-445-4512

Oakcrest Community Park School 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 Park – 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 Park – 6120 Sargent Road, Chillum
301-853-2005; TTY 301-445-4512

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

Vansville Community Center – 6813 Ammendale Road, Beltsville
301-937-6621; TTY 301-445-4512

Senior Centers

Camp Springs Senior Activity Center, 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs
301-449-0490 – open until 4:30 pm weekdays; Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; Closed Sundays

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 residents 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.


Montgomery County Cooling Centers
Montgomery County is not operating cooling centers at this point in time. However, County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation and senior centers, as well as regional services centers will be open and may provide respite from the heat. Recreation centers will waive normal sign-in procedures and access card requirements when operating as a cooling center.If a decision is made that a cooling center is needed, information will be posted on the Montgomery County Home page, under “News Releases.”

 


Fairfax County

Temporary regional hours during Pohick renovation)
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No drive-up window or service by phone
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Centreville Regional Library Centreville Regional Library
14200 St. Germain Dr.
Centreville, VA 20121-2299
703-830-2223
TTY: 711

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No service by phone; no book donations
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Chantilly Regional Library Chantilly Regional Library
4000 Stringfellow Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151-2628
703-502-3883
TTY: 711

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No service by phone; no book donations
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


City of Fairfax Regional Library City of Fairfax Regional Library
10360 North Street
Fairfax, VA 22030-2514
703-293-6227
TTY: 711

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No service by phone
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Dolley Madison exterior. Dolley Madison Library
1244 Oak Ridge Ave.
McLean, VA 22101-2818
703-356-0770
TTY: 711

(Temporary regional hours during Tysons-Pimmit renovation)
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No drive-up window or service by phone
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


George Mason Regional Library George Mason Regional Library
7001 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003-5975
703-256-3800
TTY: 711

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No service by phone
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Great Falls Library Great Falls Library
9830 Georgetown Pike
Great Falls, VA 22066-2634
703-757-8560
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Herndon Fortnightly Library Herndon Fortnightly Library
768 Center St.
Herndon, VA 20170-4640
703-437-8855
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


John Marshall Library John Marshall Library
6209 Rose Hill Dr.
Alexandria, VA 22310-6299
703-971-0010
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Kings Park Library Kings Park Library
9000 Burke Lake Rd.
Burke, VA 22015-1683
703-978-5600
TTY: 711

(Temporary regional hours during Pohick renovation)
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No service by phone; no book donations
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Kingstowne Library Kingstowne Library
6500 Landsdowne Centre
Alexandria, VA 22315-5011
703-339-4610
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Lorton Library Lorton Library
9520 Richmond Highway
Lorton, VA 22079-2124
703-339-7385
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Martha Washington Library Martha Washington Library
6614 Fort Hunt Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22307-1799
703-768-6700
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Oakton Library Oakton Library
10304 Lynnhaven Place
Oakton, VA 22124-1785
703-242-4020
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Patrick Henry Library Patrick Henry Library
101 Maple Ave. East
Vienna, VA 22180-5794
703-938-0405
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Pohick Regional Library Pohick Regional Library
6450 Sydenstricker Rd.
Burke, VA 22015-4274
703-644-7333
TTY: 711

Closed for renovation
(Details on the branch page.)

Please visit Burke Centre or Kings Park.


Reston Regional Library Reston Regional Library
11925 Bowman Towne Dr.
Reston, VA 20190-3311
703-689-2700
TTY: 711

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No service by phone
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Richard Byrd LibraryRichard Byrd Library
7250 Commerce Street
Springfield, VA 22150-3499
703-451-8055
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Sherwood Regional Library Sherwood Regional Library
2501 Sherwood Hall Ln.
Alexandria, VA 22306-2799
703-765-3645
TTY: 711

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No service by phone; no book donations
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Thomas Jefferson Library Thomas Jefferson Library
7415 Arlington Boulevard
Falls Church, VA 22042-7409
703-573-1060
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
(Temporary location during Tysons-Pimmit renovation)
7700 Leesburg Pike, Suite 134
Falls Church, VA 22043-2099
703-790-8088
TTY: 711

Mon. – Fri.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat.: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Temporary Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library now open.
(Details on the branch page.)

Please visit Dolley Madison.


Virginia Room Virginia Room
10360 North Street
Fairfax, VA 22030-2514
703-293-6227
TTY: 711

Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. No service by phone
Monday – Thursday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Woodrow Wilson Library Woodrow Wilson Library
6101 Knollwood Dr.
Falls Church, 22041-1798
703-820-8774
TTY: 711

Monday and Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Access Services Access Services
12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 123
Fairfax, VA 22035-0012
703-324-8380
TTY: 703-324-8365

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Library Administration
12000 Government Center Parkway Suite 324
Fairfax, VA 22035-0095

703-324-3100
TTY: 711

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Archives
6800-A Industrial Road
Springfield, VA 22151
703-658-3875
TTY: 711

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

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