Cooling Center Activation

Cooling Centers


If you need to cool off, the City of LA offers cooling centers where you can beat the heat. Cooling centers are open and available during regular hours of operation unless otherwise noted. The City Department on Disability works to provide reasonable accommodation to ensure accessibility and effective communications for people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs at cooling centers. You can call 3-1-1 from within LA City or use the links below to find out more about cooling center locations and hours of operation.

For additional locations and information on how to “Beat the Heat”, visit:

Cooling Centers will be open Wednesday, July 3, 2024 through Thursday, July 11, 2024 from 10:00 am - 10:00 pm at the following Recreation and Parks locations. 

Fred Roberts Recreation Center 
4700 Honduras St. 
Los Angeles, CA 90011

Jim Gilliam Recreation Center 
4000 S. La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90008

Mid Valley Senior Center 
8825 Kester Ave. 
Panorama City, CA 91402

Lake View Terrace Recreation Center
11075 W. Foothill Blvd 
Lake View Terrace, CA 91342

Recreation and Park facilities are physically accessible and will work in coordination with the Department of Disability to provide reasonable accommodation to ensure programmatic accessibility and effective communication for people with disabilities.

Information regarding City facilities is available:

  • By calling 3-1-1
  • By calling the Recreation and Parks Public Information Office at (213) 202-2700
  • Or by visiting 

Library Facilities
Library facilities are offering select services at 50 libraries across the city. Please check their website for updates.

L.A. County Facilities
Los Angeles County and neighboring cities also provide heat related information on their website. For more information, call LA County 2-1-1 or visit the LA County website for a listing of active cooling centers: