Guide: Cooling centers around the tri-state area

Cooling centers are opening around the tri-state area to help residents during the current wave of scorching temperatures.
NOTE: Not all cooling centers in the list below are open, as some only open as needed. Masks and social distancing may be required at some cooling centers, so capacity may be limited. Please call the center before you head out.
Here's a list of some centers in the tri-state:

CONNECTICUT:

To find the closest cooling center to you in Connecticut, call 211 or click here.
Torrington City Hall Auditorium - (860) 489-2228
140 Main St., Torrington
Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
*** Masks and Social Distancing required***
Sullivan Senior Center - (860) 489-2228
88 East Albert St., Torrington
Open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
***60 and up Only***
*** Masks and Social Distancing required***
Trumbull Public Library
33 Quality Street
M-Th: 9am-8pm; Fri and Sat: 9am-5pm; Sun: 1pm-5pm.
Fairchild Nichols Memorial Branch
1718 Huntington Turnpike
M and W: 10am-8pm; T and Th: 10am-5pm; Sat: 10am-2pm
Westfield Mall Trumbull
M-Th: 11am-8pm; F and Sat: 10am-9pm; Sun: 11am-6pm
Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA
20 Trefoil Drive
M-F 6am-7pm; Sat: 7am-4pm; Sun: 8am-1pm

LONG ISLAND:

Cantiague Park Administration Office - (516) 571-7058
480 W John St., Hicksville, NY
Open 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Conference Room
Wantagh Administration Building - (516) 571-7460
1 King Road, Wantagh, NY
Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Community Room
Mitchel Field Administration Building - (516) 572-0400
1 Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Uniondale, NY
Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
First Floor
Town of Hempstead cooling centers - (516) 489-5000
Thursday:
  1. Elmont Senior Center (138 Elmont Road, Elmont)
  2. Franklin Square Senior Center (1182 Martha Place, Franklin Square)
  3. Green Acres Senior Center (400 Flower Road, Valley Stream)
  4. Levittown Senior Center (555 N. Newbridge Road, Levittown)
  5. Rosa Parks Senior Center (2 Babylon Turnpike, Roosevelt)
  6. Salisbury-East Meadow Senior Center (460 Salisbury Park Drive, Westbury)
  7. Uniondale-Hempstead Senior Center (840 Uniondale Avenue, Uniondale)
  8. Uniondale-Merrick Senior Center (750 Jerusalem Avenue, Uniondale)
  9. Wantagh Senior Center (1150 Seamans Neck Road, Wantagh, NY)
Friday
  1. Baldwin Senior Center (1810 N. Grand Avenue, Baldwin)
  2. Bellmore Senior Center (2000 Bellmore Avenue, Bellmore)
  3. Elmont Senior Center (138 Elmont Road, Elmont)
  4. Levittown Senior Center (555 N. Newbridge Road, Levittown)
  5. Merrick Senior Center (2550 Clubhouse Road, Merrick)
  6. Rosa Parks Senior Center (2 Babylon Turnpike, Roosevelt)
  7. Salisbury-East Meadow Senior Center (460 Salisbury Park Drive, Westbury)
  8. Uniondale-Hempstead Senior Center (840 Uniondale Avenue, Uniondale)
  9. Uniondale-Merrick Senior Center (750 Jerusalem Avenue, Uniondale)
  10. Wantagh Senior Center (1150 Seamans Neck Road, Wantagh, NY)
Marjorie Post Park Community Center - (516) 797-7990
Open 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Unqua Road & Merrick Road, Massapequa
Syosset-Woodbury Community Center - (516) 677-5990
Open 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
7800 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury
Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo Memorial Spray Park
Open 11 a.m. to dusk
Elwood Park, Cuba Hill Road (between Harmon Drive and Elwood Road), Elwood
Dix Hills Park Swimming Pool - (631) 499-8000
Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
Dix Hills Ice Rink - (631) 462-5883
Open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
575 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
Cooling station located in the lobby
Yes We Can Community Center
141 Garden Street, Westbury
Thursday & Friday - 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Michael J. Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Ave, New Hyde Park
Thursday & Friday - 9 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Port Washington Senior Center
Port Washington
Thursday & Friday – 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
North Hempstead Town Beach in Port Washington will be open early for seniors starting at 8 a.m.
Town of Riverhead
Riverhead Senior Center
60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue
Monday-Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Town of Babylon
While the town does not set up any official cooling centers, members of the public who are having a hard time in the heat are welcome to come cool off and charge their phones in the Town Hall Annex in North Babylon 24/7. Additionally, our senior centers are currently open to the public. Seniors can call 631-464-4340 with any questions about current protocols.

NEW JERSEY:

To find the closest cooling center to you in New Jersey, call 211 or click here.
Fair Haven Cooling Station
Bicentennial Hall - 25 Cedar Ave.
9 a.m.
City of Orange
St Matthew Church, 336 Oakwood Ave. - all day Monday - Friday
Lincoln Avenue School, 216 Lincoln Ave. - all day Monday - Friday
Our Lady of the Valley Gymnasium, 510 Valley St. - until 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and all day Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4
Montclair Municipal Building Council Chamber
205 Claremont Avenue
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Montclair Public Library main branch
50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair Public Library Bellevue Avenue branch
185 Bellevue Avenue
City of New Brunswick
Unity Square Community Center
81 Remsen Avenue, New Brunswick
Stanhope
Due to the ongoing power outage, Stanhope Fire Dept has opened a Cooling Center and Charging Station at 26 Main Street.  
Teaneck
2nd floor of the Richard Rodda Community Center
250 Colonial Court, Teaneck
8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

NEW YORK CITY:

There are more than 160 cooling centers open throughout the city. To find the closest one to you, call 311 or click here. To find the closest NYC Parks outdoor pools click here. 

ORANGE COUNTY:

Salvation Army Middletown - (845) 343-0821
80 W Main Street
Tuesday, June 29, thru Friday, July 2, from 10 am to at least 4 pm.  

ROCKLAND COUNTY:

If you're looking for a cooling center in Rockland County call (845) 364-2020. Click here for more heat-related information.

WESTCHESTER COUNTY

Click here for cooling centers through Westchester. And see below for information on shelters in the county:
Peekskill - Jan Peek Shelter (Co-ed facility)
200 North Water St.
(914) 736-2636
White Plains - Samaritan House Shelter (Women only)
33 Church St.
(914) 948-3075
White Plains - Open Arms Shelter (Men only)
86 East Post Road
(914) 948-5044
New Rochelle-Oasis Shelter (Co-ed facility)
19 Washington Ave.
(914) 633-0101
Mount Vernon-Oasis Women’s Site (Women only)
22 East 1st St.
(914) 633-0101
Yonkers-YWCA Of Yonkers (Men only)
68 Palisades Avenue
(914) 548-1883
Yonkers-YWCA Of Yonkers (Women only)
87 S. Broadway
(914) 548-1883
Yonkers-Manor House (Men only)
101 N. Broadway
(914) 965-0445, ext. 11
John C. Hart Memorial Library - (914) 245-5262
Open during normal business hours
1130 E Main St, Shrub Oak, NY 10588
Jefferson Valley Mall - (914) 245-4688
Open during normal business hours
650 Lee Blvd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
News 12 will update this list as more information becomes available.