Cooling centers opening across Maryland Tuesday

Posted at 1:55 AM, Jun 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-13 08:15:07-04

With Tuesday expected to be another scorcher, districts across Maryland are working to help people stay cool. Several cooling centers will be open for part of the day.

In Annapolis, the Roger “Pip” Moyer Community Recreation Center, located at 273 Hilltop Lane, will be open as a cooling center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The following Anne Arundel County senior centers will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to serve as cooling centers:

  • Annapolis Senior Center, 119 South Villa Avenue, Annapolis
  • Arnold Senior Center, 44 Church Road, Arnold
  • Brooklyn Park Senior Activity Center, 202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park
  • O’Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton
  • Pasadena Senior Center, 4103 Mountain Road, Pasadena
  • Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie
  • South County Senior Center, 27 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater 

The following Anne Arundel County police community rooms will be open as cooling centers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.:

  • Eastern District, 204 Pasadena Road, Pasadena
  • Northern District, 939 Hammonds Lane, Baltimore
  • Southern District, 35 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater
  • Western District, 8273 Telegraph Road, Odenton

Anne Arundel County Public libraries will also serve as cooling centers from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about the cooling centers and transportation to the centers, call 410-222-0022.

In Baltimore County, people can get some relief from the heat by heading to any of the 19 branches of the County Public Library. They are open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Residents can also stop by the Baltimore County Senior Centers, which will be open to the public, regardless of age. Most locations are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit the Department of Aging website for a directory of senior centers, or call the Senior Center Information and Assistance line at 410-887-2594.