Cooling centers open in the Central Valley amid heat wave

Another heat wave has moved into Central California, bringing a long stretch of triple-digit temperatures.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Another rash of dangerous heat has moved into Central California, bringing a long stretch of triple-digit temperatures.

As temperatures move into the triple digits, officials have activated several cooling centers throughout the Valley. Scroll down to see where to find a cooling center near you.

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This page will be updated as we learn of more locations across the Central Valley.




The cooling centers in Fresno will be activated and opened on days that temperatures are forecast to reach 105 degrees or higher.

Click on the map below to see the cooling centers in Fresno or scroll below to see the list of locations.


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Ted C. Wills Community Center
770 N. San Pablo, Fresno, CA 93728
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Frank H. Ball Neighborhood Center
760 Mayor Avenue, Fresno, CA 93706
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Pinedale Community Center
7170 N. San Pablo, Pinedale, CA 93650
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Mosqueda Community Center
4670 E. Butler Ave, Fresno, CA 93702
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Phone Number: (559) 621-2489
*Thursday through Sunday

Romain Community Center
745 North 1st Street, Fresno, CA 93702
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Holmes Community Center
212 S. First Street, Fresno, CA 93702
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Inspiration Community Center
5770 W Gettysburg Ave, Fresno, CA 93722
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Einstein Park
3566 E Dakota Ave, Fresno, CA 93726
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Quigley Park
808 W Dakota Ave, Fresno, CA 93705
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Melody Park
5935 E Shields Ave, Fresno, CA 93727
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Lafayette Park
1516 E Princeton Ave, Fresno, CA 93704
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Mary Ella Brown
1350 E Annadale Ave, Fresno, CA 93706
1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Fresno FAX buses will provide free transportation to all city cooling centers.

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Longfield Center
560 S. Douty Street, Hanford, CA 93230
1:00 pm to 8:00 pm
*Thursday through Sunday

Kings County Commission On Aging Council
10953 14th Ave, Armona, CA 93202
1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
*Monday through Friday all season

Avenal Theater and Event Center
233 E Kings St, Avenal, CA 93204
2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
*Thursday through Saturday

Corcoran Depot
1099 Otis Ave., Corcoran, CA 93212
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Monday through Friday all season

Recreation Association of Corcoran
900 Dairy Ave., Corcoran, CA 93212
*Thursday through Friday
5:00 am to 9:00 pm

Lemoore Recreation Center
721 W Cinnamon Drive, Lemoore, CA 93245
*Thursday through Friday
9:00 am to 8:00 pm




Madera County Sheriff's Office
275 Falcon Drive, Madera, CA 93637
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
*Monday through Friday
Info: 559-675-7770

Madera County Sheriff's Office - Oakhurst Substation
48267 Liberty Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
*Monday through Friday
Info: 559-658-2555

Frank Bergon Senior Center
238 S D St, Madera, CA 93638
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
*Wednesday through Friday




Atwater Community Center
760 E. Bellevue Road, Atwater, CA 95301
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

*Thursday through Monday

Dos Palos City-County Building (City Hall)
1546 Golden Gate Ave, Dos Palos, CA 93620
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
*Thursday through Monday

Gustine Police Department
682 3rd Ave, Gustine, CA 95322
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
*Thursday, Friday and Monday

Livingston Police Department
1446 C St, Livingston, CA 95334
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
*Thursday through Monday

Mercy Springs Church of the Nazarene
1248 Santa Barbara Drive, Los Banos, CA 93635
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
*Thursday, Friday and Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm.
*Saturday and Sunday

Merced Civic Center

678 W. 18th St., Merced, CA 95340
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
*Thursday and Friday
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
*Saturday and Sunday

Merced County library
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
*Saturday

Sam Pipes Room
678 W 18th St, Merced, CA 95340
12 pm to 6:00 pm
*Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
*Monday and Tuesday




City of Visalia Transit Center
425 E. Oak Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Monday
This cooling center may be closed depending on the forecast.

Porterville City Hall
291 N. Main St, Porterville, CA 93257
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
*Wednesday through Sunday

Porterville Transit Center
61 W. Oak Ave, Porterville, CA 93257
8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
*Wednesday through Sunday

Porterville Fire Training Building, located behind Fire Station 72
500 N. Newcomb St, Porterville, CA 93257
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
*Wednesday through Sunday

Porterville Transit will provide free transportation along normal routes to and from city cooling centers. To ride for free, tell the driver you are traveling to a cooling center. For more information call: 559-791-8000.

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