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Cook County Cooling Centers Locations and Hours

News Date: 
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 - 06:30

Cook County’s Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management offers the following tips to help keep you safe during warm weather:

  • Stay hydrated and avoid alcohol and sugary drinks
  • Check on elderly neighbors and those with functional needs
  • Try to stay in the shade or indoors as much as possible
  • If working outside, take frequent breaks, preferably in an air-conditioned space
  • Take pets indoors and make sure they have plenty of water
  • Never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle.

 

Municipalities throughout Cook County have cooling centers for residents:

Township/ Village

Hours of Operation

Address

City

Transportation

Berwyn Township

Monday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

2700 S. Harlem Ave.
(Library)

Berwyn

No

Bloom Township

Monday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

425 S. Halsted St.

Chicago Heights

No

Bremen Township

Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

15350 S. Oak Park Ave.
(Community Center)

Oak Forest

No

Bremen Township

Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

16361 S. Kedzie Pkwy.

Markham

No

Calumet Township

Monday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

12633 S. Ashland Ave.

Calumet Park

Yes

Calumet Township

Continuous 24 hours through Saturday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m.

725 W. 138th St.

 

Riverdale

No

Cicero Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

2250 S. 49 Ave.

Cicero

No

Cicero Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours

4901 W. Cermak Road
(Police Office)

Cicero

Yes.
Please call (708) 388 - 6606 and ask for transit. Available hours are 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cicero Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

4949 W. Cermak Road
(Village Building)

Cicero

No

Cicero Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

5410 W. 34th St.
(Public Safety Building)

Cicero

Yes.
Please call (708) 388 - 6606 and ask for transit. Available hours are 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cicero Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

5444 W. 34th St.

Cicero

No

City of Harvey

Monday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

15301 Dixie Highway
(Police Dept.)

Harvey

No

Elk Grove Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

2400 S. Arlington Heights Road

Arlington Heights

No

Evanston Township

When in Evanston Township and the City of Evanston please dial 311

     

Hanover Township

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

240 S. Route 59
(Senior Center)

Bartlett

Yes.
Only available within the township.
Cost: $1 donation each ride.

Harper College

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

1200 W. Algonquin Road
(Harper College Main Campus)

Palatine

No

Harper College

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

1375 S. Wolf Road
(Harper College Learning and Career Center)

Prospect Heights

No

Harper College

Monday: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

650 E. Higgins Road
(Harper College Professional Center)

Schaumburg

No

Hazel Crest Dept. of Fire and Rescue

Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

2903 W. 175th St.
(Fire Dept.)

Hazel Crest

No

Hazel Crest Dept. of Fire and Rescue

Monday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

3000 W. 170th Pl.

Hazel Crest

No

Hazel Crest Park District

Monday: 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

2600 171st St.

Hazel Crest

No

Lemont Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

1115 Warner Ave.
(Lemont Township Offices)

Lemont

Yes

Lemont Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

16028 127th St.
(Core Athletic Center)

Lemont

Yes

Leyden Township

Monday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wednesday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Thursday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday: 6 a.m. - Noon

2620 N. Mannheim Rd.

Franklin Park

No

Maine Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

*Unless it is a legal holiday*

1700 Ballard Road

Park Ridge

No

Niles Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

5255 Lincoln Ave.

Skokie

No

Norwood Park Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

7833 W. Lawrence Ave.

Norridge

No

Norwood Park Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

7833 W. Lawrence Ave.

Norridge

No

Oak Park Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

130 S. Oak Park Ave.

Oak Park

Available to seniors 60+ and adults 18+ with a disability. For transportation information, call (708) 383-4806. Suggested donation of $1 per ride.

Orland Park

24/7
(during a severe heat wave)

15100 S. Ravinia Ave.
(Police Department)

Orland Park

Yes, only in extreme circumstances and only for residents of Orland Park
(708-349-4111)

Orland Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

14807 Ravinia Ave.

Orland Park

Yes, for township seniors 55 and older. One-way rides within the township are $2. One-way rides outside of the township are $4. Due to current economic conditions, Orland Township can make special financial accommodations for seniors in need.

Palatine Township

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

721 S. Quentin Road

Palatine

No

Palos Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

10802 S. Roberts Road

Palos Hills

No

Proviso Township

Monday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

4565 Harrison St.

Hillside

Yes.
Rides are available Monday through Friday, to this location only and must be registered before a ride is needed.
Riders must be 60 years of age or older.

Rich Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

22013 Governors Highway

Richton Park

No

Riverside Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

27 Riverside Road

Riverside

No

Schaumburg Township

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

One Illinois Blvd.

Hoffman Estates

No

Stickney Township

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

7745 S. Leamington Ave.
(Louis S. Viverity Senior Center)

Burbank

No

Thornton Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Closed on Holidays

333 E. 162nd St.

South Holland

No

Tinley Park

(24/7 during a severe heat wave or if needed by a Tinley Park resident)

17355 S. 68th Ct.
(Public Safety Building)

Tinley Park

Yes.
Please call (708) 532 - 9111 for arrangements.

Tinley Park

(24/7 during a severe heat wave or if needed by a Tinley Park resident)

7850 W. 183rd St.
(Police Department)

Tinley Park

Yes.
Please call (708) 532 - 9111 for arrangements.

Tinley Park

(24/7 during a severe heat wave or if needed by a Tinley Park resident)

8125 W. 171st St.
(Bettenhausen Rec Center)

Tinley Park

Yes.
Please call (708) 532 - 9111 for arrangements.

Village of Barrington

6am-10pm M-F (Main Station) except on holidays.
If a heat wave occurs, this facility can be operational 24 hours a day.

201 S. Spring St.
(Train Station)

Barrington

No

Village of Bartlett

Beginning June 115, 2018: Operational 24 x 365

Not open before the above date.

228 S. Main St.
(Police Department)

Bartlett

No

Village of Brookfield

24/7 during a Heat wave.
Residents can enter through the police station (outside village hall) during hours 9 a.m.- 6p.m. M-F

8820 Brookfield Ave.
(Brookfield Village Hall)

Brookfield

No

Village of Dixmoor

Monday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

170 W. 145th St.
(Village Hall)

Dixmoor

Yes.
Residents can arrange transportation with Village Hall by calling (708) 359 - 6916.

Wheeling Township

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

1616 N. Arlington Heights Road

Arlington Heights

No

Worth Township

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


*Unless it is a legal holiday*

11601 S. Pulaski Road

Alsip

No

 

For additional information, media may contact Natalia Derevyanny at natalia.derevyanny@cookcountyil.gov or (312) 603-8286.