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Multiple communities opening up cooling centers due to high temperatures expected Wednesday

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Posted at 1:42 PM, Jun 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-15 13:23:49-04

CLEVELAND — With all of Northeast Ohio under a Heat Advisory Wednesday, cities including Akron and Cleveland, are opening up recreation centers to serve as a place of relief from the heat for residents.

Heat Index values of up to 110 degrees are expected.

Cuyahoga County

In Cleveland, several recreation centers will serve as cooling centers for Cleveland residents seeking shelter during the next few days with temperatures expected to reach higher than 90 degrees.

The following sites will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Any scheduled recreation programming will continue at each site. Each facility will have a designated area that will serve as a place for people to relax and cool off.

Beachwood Community Center
25225 Fairmount Blvd
Open until 8 p.m.

Zelma George Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center
3155 Martin L. King Blvd.

Collinwood Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center
16300 Lakeshore Blvd.

Halloran Skating Rink
3550 W. 117th Street

Kovacic Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center
6250 St. Clair Ave.

Michael Zone Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center
6301 Lorain Ave.

Sterling Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center
1380 E. 32nd Street

Frederick Douglass Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center
15401 Miles Ave.

Glenville Neighborhood Resource & Recreation Center
680 E. 113th

Holmes County

There will be cooling stations with air conditioning, restrooms and water for residents.

Grace Church, 5850 County Road 77, Berlin, OH 44610:
Wednesday, 6/15/2022 from 1pm-4pm
Thursday – tbd

Holmes County Commissioners Office, 2 Court Street, Millersburg, OH 44654:
Wednesday, 6/15/2022 from 1pm – 4pm
Thursday – tbd

Ripley Church, 12286 County Road 330, Big Prairie, OH:
Wednesday, 6/15/2022 from 1 pm – 4pm
Thursday – tbd

Holmes County Chamber of Commerce, 6 West Jackson Street, Millersburg :
Wednesday 6/15/2022 from 8:00am – 4:00pm

Love Center Building, 1291 Massillon Rd, Millersburg:
Wednesday 6/15/2022 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Huron County

City of Norwalk Parks and Recreation
100 Republic Street
Norwalk, OH 44857

Richland County

YMCA - Shelby Branch
111 E Smiley Avenue
Shelby, OH 44875

This location is open for anyone needing a shower.

Summit County

In Akron, the city will extend hours at four community cooling centers this week. The centers will be open for extended periods on Wednesday and Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The city said all other community centers will be open to the public during normal building hours and anyone is welcome to come to cool off and get out of the heat.

Lawton Street Community Center
1225 Lawton Street
Akron, OH 44320

Mason Park Community Center
700 E. Exchange Street
Akron, OH 44306

Patterson Park Community Center
800 Patterson Avenue
Akron, OH 44310

Summit Lake Community Center
380 W. Crosier Street
Akron, OH 44311

Stark County

Canton is offering a cooling center at the shelter at Garaux Park, located at 3801 13th St SW. It will be open Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

SARTA will offer transportation for those in need. The city provided these details on how to obtain a free ride to the cooling center.

Tuscarawas County

A cooling center is available at the county public library with free lunches to those 18 and under from 1 to 2 p.m. This is in collaboration with the Dover/New Philadelphia Salvation Army.

The New Philadelphia Nazerene Church will also have showers available at their cooling location.

Claymont Public Library (Dennison Branch)
15 N. 4th Street
Dennison, OH 44621

Claymonth Public Library (Uhrichsville Branch)
215 E 3rd Street
Uhrichsville, OH 44683

Dover Public Library
525 N Walnut Street
Dover, OH 44622
(330) 343-6123

Dover/New Philadelphia Salvation Army
809 Emmet Avenue NW
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
(330) 364-3811

Gnadenhutten Masonic Temple
112 S Walnut Street
Gnadenhutten, OH 44629

LifeWay Church
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
742 Cookson Avenue SE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
(330) 339-9734

Bottled water, restrooms and charging stations will be available at this location.

New Philadelphia Nazarene Church
233 Fair Avenue NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
(330) 343-7144

Tuscarawas County Convention and Visitors Bureau
124 E High Avenue
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
(330) 602-2420

Tuscarawas County Public Library (Main Branch)
121 Fair Avenue NW
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
330) 364-4474

Tuscarawas County Public Library (Tuscarawas Branch)
209 S Main Street
Tuscarawas, OH 44682
(740) 922-2748

Tuscarawas County Senior Center
301 Grant Street
Dennison, OH 44621
(740) 922-0365

West Chester Community Center
6451 OH-342
Tippecanoe, OH 44699
(740) 658-4223

Wayne County

Wayne County Public Library Wooster Branch
220 West Liberty Street
Wooster, Ohio 44691

104 Spink Street
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Trinity United Church of Christ
150 East North Street
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Seventh Day Adventist Church
445 North Bever Street
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Salvation Army
437 South Market Street
Wooster, Ohio 44691

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