Cooling Center to Open in Elk Grove, August 2022

Press Release

Press Release - Cooling Center to Open in Elk Grove

Posted: 08/15/2022

Updated 8/17/22: Operation of the cooling center at the Wackford Center has been extended through Friday, August 19. Operating hours remain 2-8 p.m.

For Immediate Release

Elk Grove, CA – In response to excessive heat temperatures forecasted this week, the City of Elk Grove and Cosumnes Community Services District will open a cooling center today through Wednesday, August 15-17, for residents who may lack shelter or adequate home cooling systems.

The cooling center will be located at the Wackford Community Center at 9014 Bruceville Road. Hours of operation will be 2 to 8 p.m. The space will offer seating, water, and air-conditioning.

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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