See below for a message from the Greater Waterbury United Way regarding 'Cooling Stations'.
|With forecasted temperatures in the mid-90s, Connecticut is activating its extreme hot weather protocol, which includes opening cooling centers across the state. If you are looking for a cooling center, call 2-1-1 or CLICK HERE to find a location.
Additional Waterbury, Thomaston, Torrington, specific information can be found below.
And remember to check any elderly or disabled friends, family or neighbors!
Cooling stations will be open at the following locations within the City of Waterbury:
River-Baldwin Recreation Center, located at 135 East Liberty Street. Open Tuesday, July 19 – Saturday, July 23, 8:30 am – 8:30 pm.
North End Recreation Center, located at 262 North Main Street. Open Tuesday, July 19 – Friday, July 22, 8:30 am – 8:30 pm, Saturday, July 23, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
Waterbury Senior Center, located at 1985 East Main Street, for seniors aged 60 & above only. Open Tuesday, July 19 – Friday, July 22, 9:00 am – extended hours. (Please call 203-574-6746 for questions about the Waterbury Senior Center)
Splash Pad Locations:
• Town Plot Park
• River Baldwin Park
• Fairlawn Park
• Washington Park
• Curtain Park
• East Mountain Park
• Chase Park
• Rivera Hughes Park
• Waterville Park
• Berkley Park
• Hopeville Park
• Martin Luther King Park
• Fulton Park
• North End Recreation Center
Cooling station will be open at the following location within the Thomaston area:
Updated on 7/19/2022. Local cooling center is available at Thomaston Ambulance Headquarters, 237 South Main St, Thomaston 06787, M-Sun: 10am-5pm. Cooling center is pet friendly and ADA compliant.
Cooling station will be open at the following location within the Torrington area:
Updated 7/19/2022. Cooling centers are available from July 19-24 at:
Torrington City Hall Auditorium, 140 Main Street, T,W: 8:30am-4pm, Th: 8:30am-6:30pm, F: 8:30am-12:30pm