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Cooling Centers Open Across Connecticut This Weekend

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With high heat and humidity expected to make its way to Connecticut starting Sunday, many cities and towns are activating cooling centers for the public to use.

The NBC Connecticut First Alert weather team has issued a First Alert for the risk of high heat and humidity on Sunday and Monday.


Below are the cooling centers being activated this weekend:


  • The Alvin & Beatrice Wood Human Services Center, 330 Park Avenue
    • Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.


  • North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry Street
    • Saturday to Tuesday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • South End Senior Center, 830 Maple Drive
    • Saturday to Tuesday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Asylum Hill Congregational Church, 814 Asylum Avenue
    • Saturday to Tuesday 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
A cooling center will be activated at Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford from Saturday to Tuesday.

New Haven:

  • Kennedy Hall of Records, 200 Orange Street
    • Sunday to Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Splash pads available at South Genesee Park, Cedar Hill Playground, Edgewood Park, Kensington Street Park, Jocelyn Square Park, Ann Street Park, Trowbridge Square Park, Galvin Park, Lighthouse Point Park, Dover Beach

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