City of Fresno
You can catch a free ride on the city's FAX Bus system along normal routes, to and from these cooling centers. Just tell the driver you're headed to one of the sites.
Cooling centers will be open from 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the following locations:
Ted C. Wills Community Center, 770 N. San Pablo
Frank H. Ball Neighborhood Center, 760 Mayor
Mosqueda Community Center, 4670 E. Butler
Pinedale Community Center, 7170 N. San Pablo
City of Fresno pools will offer recreational swim from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Mosqueda Community Center, 4670 E. ButlerFrank H. Ball Neighborhood Center, 760 MayorMary Ella Brown Community Center, 1350 E. Annadale Ave.
Fresno Unified swimming pools will be open, for recreational swim, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: McLane High School
Fresno High School
Sunnyside High SchoolEdison High School
Hoover High School (12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. only)Pools are free of charge when cooling centers are open.
Merced County With temperatures expected to hover around 105 degrees through parts of Merced County Tuesday through Thursday, several cooling zones will be open to help residents cope with the heat. The following locations will be available during specified times/hours to be used as cooling zones if needed:
Atwater: Cooling Zone will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Atwater Community Center on 760 E. Bellevue Road
Dos Palos: Cooling Zone will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the City-County Building (City Hall) on 1546 Golden Gate Ave.
Gustine: Cooling Zone will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the Community Room adjacent to the Library at 205 Sixth St
Livingston: Cooling Zone will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the Police Department on 1446 C St.
Merced: Cooling Zone will be open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at the Merced Civic Center (Sam Pipes Room) on 678 W. 18th St.
Planada: The Planada Community Center will be open as a Cooling Zone from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday at 9167 Stanford St.Merced County libraries will also be available as Cooling Zones during normal hours.
Merced County's The Bus system will provide free transportation to Cooling Zones.