PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) - Prince George's County has announced 35 Cooling Center locations that are free of charge for residents that need a way to beat the heat.
The centers will be open to the public and offer seating during certain hours anytime the temperature is 90 degrees or above, the county said Wednesday.
"As we move into the summer months, it is very important that our residents take the steps necessary to stay safe and prevent heat-related illnesses," said Ronald E. Gill Jr., director of the county's Office of Emergency Management. "Remember to minimize outdoor activity, stay hydrated and check on your neighbors, especially the elderly, to ensure that they do not fall victim to the heat."
The following permanent Cooling Center locations will be open to the general public during the usual weekday hours of operation (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.). For weekend hours of operation, residents are encouraged to call the facility to confirm hours.
Baden Community Center - 13601 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine301-888-1500; TTY 301-203-6030
Beltsville Community Center Park - 3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville301-937-6613; TTY 301-445-4512Bladensburg Community Center Park - 4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg301-277-2124; TTY 301-445-4512; Informacion en espanol: 301-445-4509Bowie Community Center - 3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie 301-464-1737; TTY 301-218-6768
Cedar Heights Community Center Park - 1200 Glen Willow Drive, Seat Pleasant301-773-8881; TTY 301-218-6768
College Park Community Center Park and Soccer Complex - 5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park - 301-441-2647; TTY 301-445-4512
Deerfield Run Community Center, 13000 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel301-953-7882
Glassmanor Community Center Park - 1101 Marcy Avenue, Oxon Hill301-567-6033; TTY 301-203-6030
Glenarden / Theresa Banks Complex - 8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden301-772-3151; TTY 301-218-6768
Glenn Dale Community Center Park - 11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard (Rte. 193) Glenn Dale301-352-8983; TTY 301-218-6768Good Luck Community Center Park - 8601 Good Luck Road, Lanham301-552-1093; TTY 301-445-4512
Hillcrest Heights Community Center Park - 2300 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills301-505-0897
John E. Howard Community Center Park - 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights301-735-3340; TTY 301-218-6768
Kentland Community Center Park - 2411 Pinebrook Avenue, Landover301-386-2278; TTY 301-445-4512 Lake Arbor Community Center - 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville301-333-6561; TTY 301-218-6768Langley Park Community Center - 1500 Merrimac Drive, Hyattsville301-445-4508; TTY 301-445-4512
Largo/Perrywood/Kettering Community Park School Center - 431 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro301-390-8390; TTY 301-218-6768
Marlow Heights Community Center Park - 2800 St. Clair Drive, Marlow Heights301-423-0505; TTY 301-203-6030
North Brentwood Community Center Park - 4012 Webster Street, North Brentwood301-864-0756; TTY 301-445-4512
North Forestville Community Center - 2311 Ritchie Road, Forestville301-350-8660
Oakcrest Community Park School Center - 1300 Capitol Heights Boulevard, Capitol Heights301-736-5355; TTY 301-218-6768
Patuxent Community Center - 4410 Bishopmill Drive, Upper Marlboro301-780-7577; TTY 301-203-6030
Peppermill Village Community Center Park - 610 Hill Road, Landover301-350-8410; TTY 301-218-6768Prince George's Plaza Community Center - 6600 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville301-864-1611; TTY 301-445-4512
Rollingcrest/Chillum Community Center Park - 6120 Sargent Road, Chillum301-853-2005; TTY 301-445-4512Seat Pleasant Activity Center - 5720 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant301-773-6685; TTY 301-218-6768South Bowie Community Center Park - 1717 Pittsfield Lane, Bowie301-249-1622; TTY 301-218-6768Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex - 7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington301-749-4160, TTY 301-203-6030
Suitland Community Park School Center - 5600 Regency Lane, Forestville301-736-3518; TTY 301-203-6030Temple Hills Community Center Park - 5300 Temple Hill Road, Temple Hills301-894-6616; TTY 301-203-6030
Upper Marlboro Community Center - 5400 Marlboro Race Track Road, Upper Marlboro301-627-2828; TTY 301-203-6030 Vansville Community Center - 6813 Ammendale Road, Beltsville301-937-6621; TTY 301-445-4512
Senior centers that will be available as cooling centers are:
Camp Springs Senior Activity Center, 6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs301-449-0490 ? open until 4:30 pm weekdays and closed weekends
Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center, 7120 Contee Road, Laurel 301-206-3350 ? closed Sundays
John E. Howard Senior Activity Center, 4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights301-735-2400 ? open until 3:30 pm weekdays and closed weekends