The Department of Recreation and Parks Thursday said it will activate its Los Angeles cooling centers this weekend at specified facilities to help Angelenos as temperatures reach above 90 degrees.
Due to COVID-19 social distancing requirements, capacity is limited and people are should call ahead to check space availability, Recreation and Parks stated. The centers will follow the county’s Department of Public Health social distancing guidelines during hours of operation.
The cooling centers will be open noon to 8 p.m. from Friday through Monday, located at:
— Sherman Oaks East Valley Adult Center, 5056 Van Nuys Blvd., 818-386-9674;
— Slauson Multipurpose Center, 5306 S. Compton Ave., 323-233-1174 or 323-846-5392;
— Canoga Park Senior Citizen Center, 7326 Jordan Ave., 818-340-2633;
— Pecan Recreation Center, 145 S. Pecan St., 323-262-2736; and
— Lafayette Multipurpose Community Center, 625 S. Lafayette Park Place, 213-384-0562.
After the conclusion of the centers’ activation hours, the facilities will continue to follow the citywide park closures restrictions mandated by COVID-19 directives from the County Department of Public Health.
Additional information regarding Los Angeles cooling center facilities is available by calling 311 or by visiting laparks.org/emergency/cooling-center-activation.