Sacramento Area Cooling Centers

Temperatures are expected to be as high as 113 degrees over the next several days with lows overnight in the 60s and 70s.

As triple-digit temperatures hit the region, officials in the Sacramento region are opening cooling centers.

With the intense heat,  Sacramento County is issuing motel vouchers to people experiencing homelessness. The respite shelter program will be in place until Monday when cooler temps are expected. People are allowed to bring their partners, pets and possessions during their stay.

Here’s a list of some cooling centers that will be open during the heat wave:

SACRAMENTO

Hagginwood Community Center 

  • 3271 Marysville Boulevard 
  • Wednesday – Saturday
  • Hours: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Hart Senior Center 

  • 915 27th Street
  • Wednesday – Saturday
  • Hours: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

ELK GROVE

Wackford Community Center 

  • 9014 Bruceville Road
  • Wednesday – Saturday
  • Hours: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

RANCHO CORDOVA

  • Rancho Cordova City Hall
  • 2729 Prospect Park Drive
  • Wednesday – Friday
  • Hours: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Folsom

The City of Folsom will open a cooling center from Thursday to Sunday at the Folsom Public Library, at 411 Stafford Street. Its hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Roseville

Roseville will extend hours at the Downtown Library Thursday through Saturday. The library at 255 Taylor Street will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Click here for more ways to beat the heat in Roseville.

The city of Sacramento says you can also visit public libraries to beat the heat! To find a library near you click here! 

These spray parks will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Magnolia Park – 251 Greg Thatch Circle
  • Witter Ranch Park – 3795 Saintsbury Drive
  • Golden Poppy Park – 5765 Tres Pieza Drive
  • Valley Oak Park – 2780 Mabry Drive
  • Wild Rose Park – 5200 Kankakee Drive
  • Natomas Regional Park – 2501 New Market Drive
  • Jefferson – 1990 Roma Court
  • Shasta – 7407 Imagination Parkway
  • McClatchy – 3500 5th Ave.
  • Oki – 2715 Wisseman Drive
  • Artivio Guerrero – 6000 61st St.
  • Muir – 1515 C St.

City pools for swimming

Clunie Pool (601 Alhambra Blvd.) and Doyle Pool (2827 Mendei Way) are now open and others in the city will be opening soon. You can find more information here.

Weather sheltering program in Sacramento County

The Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance said it would be giving motel vouchers to “highly vulnerable” unsheltered people.

“Participants in the weather respite sheltering program will work with their referring party on transportation to and from the motel and are allowed to bring partners, pets and possessions with them for the duration of their stay,” the county said.

The county will also keep these service centers open to help people stay cool.

  • 1725 28th St., Sacramento
  • 2700 Fulton Ave., Sacramento
  • 5747 Watt Ave., North Highlands
  • 2450 Florin Road, Sacramento
  • 3960 Research Drive Sacramento

You can find the latest county information here.

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