Bay Area Cooling Centers for Sep 28 – Oct 1, 2020

Bay Area counties have set up locations as cooling centers and for wildfire smoke relief. Information and hours subject to change, and COVID precautions are required. Check local city offices for updated information.

Last updated: Monday Sep 28, 12:30pm. For questions or updates, email Corinne Smith [email protected] 

Photo: National Weather Service Bay Area @NWSBayArea

Alameda County

Current List of Open Cooling Centers

Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Rd Pleasanton

  • Sunday Sep 27 – Monday Sep 28, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Information: (925) 872-9522

Alameda Free Library, 1550 Oak Street Alameda

  • Hours 1:00 – 5:00 PM

Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Ave Livermore

  • Sunday Sep 27, 12 Noon – 6pm; Monday Sep 28, 12 Noon – 5pm.
  • Contact information: (925) 373-5760

Dublin Senior Center, 7600 Amador Valley Blvd Dublin

  • Sunday, Sep 27 12:00pm – 8:00pm; Monday, Sep 28 12:00pm – 8:00pm; Tuesday, Sep 29 12:00pm – 8:00pm

Dorothy Day House, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Berkeley

  • Daily 10am – 6pm
  • Contact Information: 510-705-1516

Contra Costa County

Current list of open cooling centers in Contra Costa County. 

Nick Rodriguez Community Center, 213 F Street, Antioch.

  • Open Saturday, Sep 26 – Wednesday, Sep 30, from 12pm – 6 pm.
  • Contact information: 925-776-3050

Antioch Water Park, 4701 Lone Tree Way, Antioch.

  • Open Saturday, Sep 26, and Sunday, Sep 27, for family swimming sessions. Advanced reservations are required.
  • Call (925) 776-3070 for more information or visit www.antiochca.gov.

Brentwood Community Center, 35 Oak Street, Brentwood.

  • Call for hours at 925-516-5444.

Concord Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Circle, Concord.

  • Open Sunday, Sep 27 – Wednesday, Sep 30, from 1pm – 6pm.
  • Contact information: (925) 671-3320

Martinez Senior Center, 818 Green Street, Martinez.

  • Open Sunday, Sep 27 –  Monday, Sep 28, from 1pm – 6 pm.
  • Contact Information: (925) 370-8770

Contra Costa County’s Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) Office, 4545 Delta Fair Blvd., Antioch

  • Open Monday, Sep 28 – Thursday, Oct 1, from 1 pm to 5 pm.
  • The County’s Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) has a location to cool. Please note that during the COVID-19 shelter in place, EHSD’s regular programs and services are NOT currently available at these offices.

Sonoma County

Sonoma County Office of Emergency Management is currently coordinating wildfire shelter locations and resources, locations and information subject to change, follow updates here.

Evacuees can go to the following locations:

Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma (accepting sheltering in cars and RVs. Not ready for congregant sheltering at this point.)

Petaluma Veterans Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. South, Petaluma (Temporary Evacuation Point and shelter)

Sonoma Raceway, 29355 Arnold Drive, Sonoma (Temporary Evacuation Point, car sheltering and camping)

A Place to Play park, 2375 West Third Street in Santa Rosa (Temporary evacuation point, staff speak English or Spanish.)

Finley Community Center, 2060 W College Ave, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

  • Opening now, hours TBD
  • Contact information: 707-543-3733

For a map of current evacuation zones, click here.

Napa County

No information available.

Santa Clara County

Cooling center information here.

Campbell Community Center, 1 W. Campbell Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 28 from 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Milpitas Senior Center, 40 N. Milpitas Blvd, Milpitas, CA 95035

  • Saturday, Sept. 26 – Monday, Sept. 28 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Morgan Hill Library, 660 W Main Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • No Library service provided

Community Center,201 South Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 28 from 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Mitchell Park Communit​y Center, 3700 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 28 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

City of San Jose

Camden Community Center, 3369 Union Ave., San Jose, CA 95124

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 30 from 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Vietnamese American Community Center, 2072 Lucretia Ave., San Jose, CA 95122

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 30 from 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Edenvale Branch Library Community Room, 2072 Lucretia Ave., San Jose, CA 95122

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 30 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Joyce Ellington Branch Library Community Room, 491 E. Empire St., San Jose, CA 95112

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 30 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Santa Clara Senior Center, 1303 Fremont Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 28 from 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saratoga Library, 13650 Saratoga Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070​

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Monday, Sept. 28 from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • No Library service available

Murphy Park Building, 260 N Sunnyvale Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94086

  • Sunday, Sept. 27 – Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Solano County 

Cooling Centers offered at all County Libraries during regular hours, usually 9am – 5pm. Check city offices for additional locations.

Marin County

No information available

San Francisco

San Francisco Weather Relief Centers information can be found here. The following locations are open Sunday Sep 27 – Monday Sep 28, from 10am – 5:30pm

  • San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin Street
  • Chinatown Branch Library, 1135 Powell Street
  • Mission Bay Branch Library, 960 4th Street
  • Southeast Community Facility, 1800 Oakdale Avenue

San Mateo County

San Mateo County libraries are available as cooling centers. Locations and operating hours may be found here.

 

 

 

 

 

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