Staying cool: List of Connecticut cooling centers

Anyone needing a place to get out of the heat can locate their nearest cooling center by calling 211.

News 12 Staff

Jun 18, 2024, 2:23 AM

Updated 27 days ago

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Gov. Ned Lamont has activated the extreme hot weather protocol from 12 p.m. today until 12 p.m. next Sunday, June 23.
Locations and hours of cooling centers around the state will be available on an online database.
Anyone needing a place to get out of the heat can locate their nearest cooling center by calling 211.
Bellow are some of the cooling centers throughout the state.

Stratford cooling centers:
Baldwin Center
1000 West Broad St., Stratford, CT 06615.
Open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed on Sundays. Stratford Library
2203 Main St., Stratford, CT 06615
Open Monday to Thursday at 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday to Saturday at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Sundays. Stratford YMCA
3045 Main St., Stratford, CT 06614
Open Minday to Thursday at 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Danbury cooling centers and hours of operation:
Danbury Library, 170 Main St.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Danbury War Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive
Wednesday to Friday from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday from 7a.m. to 5 p.m.
Spray Parks & Beaches
Lake Kenosia Park
Open Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Highland Avenue Park
Open Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Rogers Park
Open Daily, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Westport cooling centers:
Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave.
Tuesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Closed Wednesday)
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
MoCa Westport, 19 Newtown Turnpike
Thursday to Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road
Tuesday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Westport Weston Family YMCA, 14 Allen Raymond Lane
Tuesday to Friday 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Westport Museum for History and Culture, 25 Avery Place
Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Sunday and Monday.

Norwalk cooling centers:
The Norwalk Police Department Community Room
1 Monroe St.
Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Norwalk Library- Main Branch
1 Belden Ave.
Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, closed for Juneteenth.
Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
South Norwalk Library Branch
10 Washington St.
Tuesday from 12 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday, closed for Juneteenth.
Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Newtown cooling centers:
The Municipal Center at Fairfield Hills.
Open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
C.H. Booth Library at 25 Main St.
Open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Greenwich cooling centers:
Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Perrot Memorial Library, 90 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Sunday.
Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday Noon to 8 p.m.
Closed on Sunday. Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Cos Cob:
Monday from Noon to 8 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Sunday. Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center, 449 Pemberwick Road.
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Greenwich Public Safety Complex, 11 Bruce Place: Open 24 hours. Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road: Open on Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Closed Saturday and Sunday)

Bridgeport cooling centers:
Senior Centers (Open weekdays only).
Black Rock Senior Center at 2676 Fairfield Ave,, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
East Side Senior Center at 268 Putnam St, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Eisenhower Senior Center at 307 Golden Hill St., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
North End Bethany Senior Center at 20 Thorme St., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. GBT Station 710 Water St., Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Bridgeport Public Library Branches Main Branch at 925 Broad St.
Open Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday (Closed).
Black Rock Branch at 2705 Fairfield Ave.
Open Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday (Closed).
Newfield Branch at 755 Central Ave.
Open Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday (Closed).
North Branch at 3455 Madison Avenue.
Open Monday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday (Closed).
East Side Branch at 1174 East Main St.
Open on Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday (Closed).

Southbury cooling center:
Southbury Public Library will be open during the following hours this week:
Tuesday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Hartford cooling centers open Tuesday, June 18 to Friday, June 21:
Barbour Library, 261 Barbour St. Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Albany Library, 1250 Albany Ave.
Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Camp Field Library, 30 Campfield Ave. Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dwight Library, 7 New Park Ave. Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Park Street Library @ The Lyric, 603 Park St.
Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ropkins Library, 1750 Main S.A.N.D. School. Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Senior centers will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday while recreation centers will be closed on Wednesday.
North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
South End Senior and Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave.
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., every day.
Center Church, 60 Gold St. (enter on Lewis St.)
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pope Park Recreation Center, 30 Pope Park Drive. Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Parker Memorial Center, 2621 Main St.
Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Catholic Charities, 45 Wadsworth St. Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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