Updated List: Open Contra Costa County Cooling Centers

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Prewett Water Park in Antioch

With a heat advisory issued across the San Francisco bay Area through 9:00 pm Monday, cooling centers have began opening up across Contra Costa County.

Here is a list of confirmed cooling centers open as of 11:00 am:

Antioch

  • Senior/Nick Rodriquez Community Center – 213 F St
  • Antioch Community Center.  The Antioch Community Center is available and open well into the evening.  4703 Lone Tree Way
  • Prewett Water Park, 4703 Lone Tree Way
  • Overnight cooling centers would be activated if the City declared a state of emergency.  Today is a good day to visit the Water Park too!

Brentwood

  • Brentwood Senior Activity Center – 193 Griffith Lane
    Monday – Thursday (9:00am-4:00pm), Fridays (9:00am-3:00pm).
  • Brentwood Community Center35 Oak Street
    Monday – Friday  (8:00am-5:00pm)

Concord

  • Monument Crisis Center, 1990 Market Street

Oakley

  • City of Oakley does not have a cooling center, but City Hall is available during the day. They encourage folks  that may need refuge during the heat of the day to find a friend’s home, a favorite store, or other location where there is a cooled space.

Pittsburg

  • Senior Center, 300 Presidio Lane
  • Pittsburg Library, 80 Power Avenue

Richmond

  • Greater Richmond Interfaith Center, 165 22nd Street

Walnut Creek

  • Trinity Center, 1924 Trinity Avenue

*note – will add more as they are announced that they are open so be sure to check back.


Per Contra Costa County

  • Cooling centers may be opened for seniors and people with disabilities during periods of extreme heat. To find a cooling center in Contra Costa call 1-800-510-2020 or 925-229-8434 from outside the county.
  • Call 211 for information about how to protect yourself from hot weather.
  • Call 911 If you or someone you are observing has a health emergency.

6 COMMENTS

  1. On days like this, Oakley should open its new tax payer paid rec center. You would think a city manager getting a six figure salary, for his qualifications, would have the brains to do this.

    Get. With. The. Program.

  2. If you want to cool off, stay home and run your A/C or go to a mall where there’s a lot more to do than sit around driving people crazy in senior centers. Sunvalley Mall has restaurants, coffee shops and places to just sit, relax and people-watch.

    • No. I want the rec center open on hot days. Some people can’t afford A/C. You sound like a cheap republican christian. Your probably the fat Sunvalley patron who sits at grand court to use the free wifi. Get out of here with your B.S. and shove crime infested Sunvalley down your esophagus.

      • Unacceptable, you moron! You’re the BSer! I know Willis and she’s a REPUBLICAN but not a Christian. So there! And she’s 5’10” and weighs 145 lbs. which hardly makes her “fat.” She has the right to express herself on here and you have no right to blast her.

        By the way, if I were you, I’d stop kicking back those stiff ones! So, put down that bottle and behave like a gentleman!

      • If someone chooses to live in an area where the temperature hit over 100 degrees in the summer and they can’t afford A/C, then they are living in the wrong place. Colorado or Wyoming might be the place for them to go.

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