Update - City Cooling Centers Available This Weekend

Keep Cool During Extreme Temperatures

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The heat indices this weekend are expected to reach up to 109 degrees. The City of Corpus Christi would like to inform our residents that various cooling centers will be available to the public due to this weekend’s forecast. Normally, cooling centers are not opened throughout the weekend.

The senior centers that will open as cooling centers will operate on Saturday, August 14, and Sunday, August 15 from 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. These facilities include:

Ethel Eyerly Senior Center                      654 Graham                            826-2330

Broadmoor Senior Center                       1651 Tarlton                            826-3139

Northwest Senior Center                         9725 Up River Road               826-2321

Additionally, the libraries that will open as cooling centers will operate on Saturday, August 14. Please see the list below for facility names, addresses, and operating hours:

La Retama Central Library                805 Comanche                   826-7055               

Sat: 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Ben F. McDonald Public Library       4044 Greenwood               826-7055

Sat: 11:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Janet F. Harte Public Library             2629 Waldron                    826-7055

Sat: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

“The health and safety of our residents is the most important priority to me,” says Mayor Paulette M. Guajardo, “these cooling centers will provide relief to those who may not have the proper air conditioning to withstand the South Texas extreme heat. I encourage anyone who needs to cool off to visit one of the City’s cooling centers.”