Cooling Center to Open in Elk Grove - August 2022

Press Release

Press Release - Cooling Center to Open in Elk Grove

Posted: 08/30/2022

Elk Grove, CA – In response to excessive heat temperatures expected through next week, the City of Elk Grove and Cosumnes Community Services District will open a cooling center for residents who may lack shelter or adequate home cooling systems.

The cooling center will offer seating, water, and air-conditioning. Hours of operation will be 2-8 p.m. Due to scheduling conflicts, the cooling center will operate from two locations over the activation.

Sunday, September 4 through Thursday, September 8 

The Center at District56 
8230 Civic Center Drive

Friday, September 9 

Wackford Community Center
9014 Bruceville Road

Both facilities are accessible from public transit. Plan your trip.

Visitors to the cooling center will be required to wear face coverings. Masks will be provided to those who need them. The facility cannot accommodate pets.

For the latest updates on conditions from the National Weather Service and safety tips to protect against heat related illness, visit

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