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Release Date: June 15,2022

Mayor Horrigan Extends Hours At Four Akron Community “Cooling Centers”

Akron, Ohio, June 14, 2022 — Due to forecasted high temperatures, Mayor Dan Horrigan has announced that the City of Akron will extend hours at four community “cooling centers” this week.  The following community centers will be open for extended hours on Wednesday and Thursday (June 15 and 16) from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM:

Lawton Street Community Center
1225 Lawton Street
Akron, OH 44320

Mason Park Community Center
700 E. Exchange Street
Akron, OH 44306

Patterson Park Community Center
800 Patterson Avenue
Akron, OH 44310

Summit Lake Community Center
380 W. Crosier Street
Akron, OH 44311

All other community centers will also be open to the public during normal building hours and anyone in need is welcome to come cool off and get out of the heat. For a full list of center locations and hours please click here.

The City will continue to monitor for continuous high temperatures and will extend community center hours as necessary. Unless otherwise specified, the centers will return to their normal business hours starting Friday, June 17.