List: Cooling centers in Portland metro area

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Cooling centers are opening in the Portland metro as high temperatures once again return to the region.

Below is a list of the cooling center locations and hours by county in the Portland and Vancouver metro areas:

Multnomah County

24-hour Cooling Centers

  • Arbor Lodge Shelter: 1952 N Lombard St., Portland
  • Sunrise Center: 18901 E Burnside St., Portland
  • Portland Building: 1120 SW 5th Ave., Portland

All 24-hour cooling centers will be open from noon on Wednesday through 9 a.m. Sunday.

Day Cooling Center

  • Charles Jordan Community Center: 9009 North Foss Ave., Portland
    • Open noon to 9 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.

Libraries

All Multnomah County libraries will have water bottles and have indoor cooling spaces during regular business hours. However, the locations below will have extended hours from Wednesday through Saturday until 8 p.m.:

  • Holgate: 7905 SE Holgate Blvd.
  • Central: 801 SW 10th Ave.
  • Gresham: 385 NW Miller Ave.
  • Midland: 805 SE 122nd Ave.

Note: Libraries do not allow pets, with the exception of service animals.

Multnomah County hot weather tips

Washington County

Beaverton

  • Beaverton Community Center: 12350 SW 5th St.
    • The overnight, pet-friendly cooling center is open from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday
  • Beaverton City Library (Cathy Stanton Room): 12375 SW 5th St., Beaverton
    • Open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Beaverton City Library at Murray Scholls: 11200 SW Murray Scholls Pl, Beaverton
    • Open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and until 6 p.m. Friday.
  • Conestoga Recreation and Aquatic Center: 9985 SW 125th Ave.
    • Open from 7 a.m. to 7 pm. Wednesday through Saturday
  • Splash Pad: Cedar Hills Park: 2300 SW Cedar Hills Blvd
    • Open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday
  • Splash Pad: Timberland Park: 11600 NW Stone Mountain Ln, Portland
    • Open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Satuday

Beaverton hot weather information

Tigard

  • The Tigard Public Library: 13500 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard
    • Open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
  • The Tigard Senior Center: 8815 SW Omara St, Portland
    • Open from 5 p.m, to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
  • St. Anthony’s Catholic Church: 12520 SW Grant St.
    • Open Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., closed Thursday, open Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., is pet friendly

Tigard hot weather tips

Aloha

  • Aloha Community Library: 17455 SW Farmington Rd, Ste. 26A
    • Open Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday-Saturdasy 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Banks

  • Banks Public Library: 42461 NW Market St.
    • Open Wednesday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bethany

  • Bethany Community Library: 15325 NW Central Dr, Ste. J-8
    • Open Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cornelius

  • Virginia Garcia Cornelius Wellness Center: 1151 N. Adair St.
    • Open Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Note: two hour time limit during operating hours, no pets allowed
  • Cornelius Public Library: 1370 N. Adair St.
    • Open Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Forest Grove

  • Forest Grove City Library: 2114 Pacific Ave.
    • Open Wednesday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Garden Home

  • Garden Home Community Library: 7475 SW Oleson Rd
    • Open Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hillsboro

  • Brookwood Library: 2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy
    • Open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Shute Park Library: 775 SE 10th Ave.
    • Open Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Hillsboro Civic Center: 120 E Main St.
    • Opens for a 24 hour cooling center starting Wednesday at 10 a.m. through Sunday at 8 p.m., cooling center is pet friendly
  • Cloverleaf Building – Washington County Fairgrounds: 802 NE 28th Ave.
    • Opens for a 24 hour cooling center starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday through Sunday at 8 p.m., cooling center is pet friendly
  • Downtown Hillsboro water dispenser: SE 2nd Ave and E. Main St.
    • Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday
  • Shute Park water dispenser: 750 SE 8th Ave
    • Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday
  • Butternut Creek Park splash pad: 7830 SW Deline St.
    • Open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday
  • Civic Center Plaza splash pad: 150 E Main St
    • Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday
  • Magnolia Park splash pad: 1810 NW 192nd Ave.
    • Open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday
  • Orenco Station Plaza splash pad: 943 NE Orenco Station Loop
    • Open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday
  • Walnut Street Park splash pad: 1717 SE Walnut St
    • Open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday

King City

  • King City City Hall: 15300 SW 116th Ave
    • Open from 8 a.m. to noon, then 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday

North Plains

  • North Plains Public Library: 31334 NW Commercial St
    • Open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

Sherwood

  • Sherwood Public Library: 22560 SW Pine St
    • Open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday
  • Sherwood Center for the Arts: 22689 SW Pine St
    • Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday
  • Cannery Square Park splash pad: 22622 SW Pine St
    • Open Wednesday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Snyder Park splash pad: 15365 SW Sunset Blvd
    • Open Wednesday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tualatin

  • Tualatin Public Library: 18878 SW Martinazzi Ave
    • Open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Juanita Pohl Center: 8513 SW Tualatin Rd
    • Open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday

Wilsonville

  • Wilsonville Public Library: 8200 SW Wilsonville Rd
    • Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday

West Slope

  • West Slope Community Library: 3673 SW 78th Ave.
    • Open Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Clackamas County

Milwaukie

  • Ledding Library | 10660 SE 21st Ave., open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Milwaukie Center | 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr., open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Oak Lodge Library | 16201 SE McLoughlin Blvd | Open Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday non to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Happy Valley

  • Happy Valley Library | 13793 SE Sieben Park Way, open Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Estacada

  • Estacada Community Watch | 200 SW Clubhouse Dr, outdoor facility opens at least eight hours when temps hit 98 degrees or more
  • Estacada Public Library | 825 NW Wade St., open Wednesday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Lake Oswego

  • Lake Oswego Library | 706 4th St., open Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Canby

  • Canby Adult Center | 1250 S. Ivy St., open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Canby Public Library | 220 NE 2nd Ave., open Wednesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Denny’s Restaurant | 1329 SE 1st Ave., available for those needing to cool off for an hour, no obligation to buy, open 24/7
  • Zoar Lutheran Church | 190 SW 3rd Ave., open when temps reach more than 90 degrees from noon to 11 p.m. or until temperatures go below 85 degrees

Mollala

  • Mollala Adult Center | 315 Kennel Ave., current hours based on temps are Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m., Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Gladstone

  • Gladstone Library | 135 E Dartmouth St., open Wednesdsay from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday noon to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Max Patterson Park Splash Pad | 400 E Exeter St., open daily, park closes at 7 p.m.

Oregon City

  • The Father’s Heart | 603 12th St., open Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 6 p.m.
  • Rivercrest Park Splash Pad | 131 Park Dr, open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Library Park Spraypark | 606 John Adam St., open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Oregon City Pool | 1211 Jackson St., open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., free

Sandy

  • Sandy Public Library | 38980 Procto Blvd., open Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m., water is available

Welches

  • Hoodland Public Library | 24525 E Welches Road, open Wednesday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday noon through 5 p.m., closed Sunday

West Linn

  • West Linn Public Library | 1595 Burns St., open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Clark County

Vancouver

  • Saint Paul Lutheran Church | 1309 Franklin St., open Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Fort Vancouver Regional Library | 901 C St., open Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Marshall Community Center | 1009 E McLoughlin Blvd, open Wednesday and Thursday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Living Hope Church | 2711 NE Andresen Road, open Wednesday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saint Joseph Catholic Church | 400 S Andresen Road, open Wednesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., accepting pets
  • Three Creek Community Library | 800 NE Tenney Road, open Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Mill Plain Methodist Church | 15804 SE Mill Plain Blvd, open Wednesday through Saturday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Vancouver Mall Library | 8700 NE Vancouver Mall Drive #285, open Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Cascade Park Community Library | 600 NE 136th Ave., open Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Orchards Seventh Day Adventist | 6415 NE 102nd Ave., open Wednesday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Firstenburg Community Center | 700 NE 136th Ave., open Monday Thursday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ridgefield

  • Ridgefield Community Library | 210 N Main Ave., open Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Battle Ground

  • Battle Ground Community Library | 1207 SE 8th Way, open Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Camas

  • Camas Public Library | 625 NE 4th Ave., open Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

La Center

  • La Center Community Library | 1411 NE Lockwood Creek Road, open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Washougal

  • Washougal Community Library | 1661 C St., open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Yacolt

  • Yacolt Library Express | 105 E Yacolt Road, open Wednesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

These cooling centers open as the state braces for another extreme heatwave. On Tuesday morning, Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a State of Emergency.

The order opens up emergency resources and funding across the state. It applies from Aug. 10 through Aug. 20.

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has also been told to activate the state’s Emergency Coordination Center to coordinate essential protective measures.

Portland and Multnomah County also declared a State of Emergency ahead of the forecasted high temps. The county’s order lasts from August 11 – 16, and Portland’s is from August 11 – 15.

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