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UPDATE: COOLING CENTER OPEN THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

September 29, 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COOLING CENTER WILL ALSO BE OPEN ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1

ORIGINAL NEWS STORY: Due to high temperatures affecting Orange County, the City of Garden Grove will open a public cooling center today, Tuesday, September 29, and tomorrow, September 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Garden Grove Sports and Recreation Center, located at 13641 Deodara Drive.

All ages are welcome to enjoy the air-conditioned facility. Visitors will have access to the center’s lobby, gym, multi-purpose room, and restrooms. Food will not be provided or available, however, visitors may bring their own food and eat in the multi-purpose room. There will be no access to drinking fountains; bottled water is available upon request. No animals are allowed, other than service animals.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and adhere to county and state health and safety guidelines, visitors to the cooling center must observe the following:

  • Do not come to the cooling center if you are feeling sick or exhibiting flu-like symptoms.
  • Must sign in at the front desk.
  • Must maintain at least 6-feet of social distance between others.
  • Must stay in designated area unless using restrooms. All personal items must stay within the same designated space.

For more information, please call the Community Services Department at (714) 741-5200 or visit ggcity.org/cooling-center.