Cooling centers open to give relief from area's extreme heat

Monday - 7/15/2013, 5:03pm EDT

WASHINGTON - The Washington, D.C., area is preparing to see its hottest week so far this year as temperatures are expected to climb to more than 90 degrees several days.

Several counties are opening up cooling centers as places for residents to escape the heat. Below is a list of many of the area's cooling centers.

IN MARYLAND:

Prince George's County

  • Baden Community Center
    13601 Baden-Westwood Road, Brandywine
    301-888-1500; TTY 301-203-6030

  • Beltsville Community Center
    3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville
    301-937-6613; TTY 301-445-4512

  • Bladensburg Community Center
    4500 57th Avenue, Bladensburg
    301-277-2124; TTY 301-445-4512
    Información en español: 301-445-4509

  • Bowie Community Center
    3209 Stonybrook Drive, Bowie
    301-464-1737; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Camp Springs Senior Activity Center
    6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs
    301-449-0490; TTY 301-446-3402

  • Cedar Heights Community Center
    1200 Glen Willow Drive, Seat Pleasant
    301-773-8881; TTY 301-218-6768

  • College Park Community Center
    5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park
    301-441-2647; TTY 301-445-4512

  • College Park Youth Services Center
    4912 Nantucket Road, College Park
    301-345-4425; TTY 301-445-4512

  • Deerfield Run Community Center
    13000 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel
    301-953-7882; TTY 301-445-4512

  • Glassmanor Community Center
    1101 Marcy Avenue, Oxon Hill
    301-567-6033; TTY 301-203-6030

  • Glenarden/Theresa Banks Complex
    8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden
    301-772-3151; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Glenn Dale Community Center
    11901 Glenn Dale Boulevard (Rte. 193), Glenn Dale
    301-352-8983; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Good Luck Community Center
    8601 Good Luck Road, Lanham
    301-552-1093; TTY 301-445-4512

    Hillcrest Heights Community Center
    2300 Oxon Run Drive, Temple Hills
    301-505-0897

  • John E. Howard Community Center and Senior Activity Center
    4400 Shell Street, Capitol Heights
    301-735-3340; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Kentland Community Center
    2411 Pinebrook Avenue, Landover
    301-386-2278; TTY 301-445-4512

  • Largo/Perrywood/Kettering Community Center
    431 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro
    301-390-8390; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Lake Arbor Community Center
    10100 Lake Arbor Way, Mitchellville
    301-333-6561; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Langley Park Community Center
    1500 Merrimac Drive, Hyattsville
    301-445-4508; TTY 301-445-4512

  • Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center
    7120 Contee Road, Laurel
    301-206-3350; TTY 301-446-3402

  • Marlow Heights Community Center
    2800 St. Clair Drive, Marlow Heights
    301-423-0505; TTY 301-203-6030

  • North Brentwood Community Center
    4012 Webster Street, North Brentwood
    301-864-0756; TTY 301-445-4512

  • North Forestville Community Center
    2311 Ritchie Road, Forestville
    301-350-8660

  • Oakcrest Community Center
    1300 Capitol Heights Boulevard, Capitol Heights
    301-736-5355; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Patuxent Community Center
    4410 Bishopmill Drive, Upper Marlboro
    301-780-7577; TTY 301-203-6030

  • Peppermill Village Community Center
    610 Hill Road, Landover
    301-350-8410; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Prince George's Plaza Community Center
    6600 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville
    301-864-1611; TTY 301-445-4512

  • Rollingcrest/Chillum Community Center
    6120 Sargent Road, Chillum
    301-853-2005; TTY 301-445-4512

  • Seat Pleasant Activity Center
    5720 Addison Road, Seat Pleasant
    301-773-6685; TTY 301-218-6768

  • South Bowie Community Center
    1717 Pittsfield Lane, Bowie
    301-249-1622; TTY 301-218-6768

  • Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex
    7007 Bock Road, Fort Washington
    301-749-4160, TTY 301-203-6030

  • Suitland Community Center
    5600 Regency Lane, Forestville, MD
    301-736-3518; TTY 301-203-6030

  • Temple Hills Community Center
    5300 Temple Hill Road, Temple Hills
    301-894-6616; TTY 301-203-6030

  • Upper Marlboro Community Center
    5400 Marlboro Race Track Road, Upper Marlboro
    301-627-2828; TTY 301-203-6030

  • Vansville Community Center
    6813 Ammendale Road, Beltsville
    301-937-6621; TTY 301-445-4512


Charles County

  • Capital Clubhouse (Open 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.)
    3033 Waldorf Market Place
    Waldorf, Md.

  • Richard R. Clark Senior Center (Open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
    1210 Charles Street
    La Plata, Md.

  • Nanjemoy Community Center (Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
    4375 Port Tobacco Rd.
    Nanjemoy, Md.

  • Charles County Public Libraries (All branches open: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m and Friday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.)

    La Plata Branch
    2 Garrett Ave.
    La Plata, Md.

    P.D. Brown Memorial Branch
    50 Village St.
    Waldorf, Md.

    Potomac Branch
    3225 Ruth B. Swan Drive
    Indian Head, Md.

    Waldorf West Library
    10405 O'Donnell Place
    Waldorf, Md.

  • Outdoor pools (Open 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.) La Plata High School, McDonough High School, and Thomas Stone High School

  • Indoor Pools (Open 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.) North Point High School and Lackey High School

Annapolis

  • Pip Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane, will open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

IN VIRGINIA

Fairfax County

Residents are advised to cool off at libraries, community centers and the government center.

  • To see a list of libraries and their locations in the county, go here

  • For more information about the government center, go here.

  • For a list of the community centers, go here.