Cooling centers announced as excessive heat hits the region

With high temperatures and heat indexes in the 100s this weekend, many areas are opening cooling centers to help the public beat the the heat.

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The following locations will serve as cooling centers:


  • Farmersville Fire Department, 207 N. Elm St., Farmersville
  • Greater Dayton Recreation Center, 2021 W. Third St., Dayton, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
  • Lohrey Recreation Center, 2366 Glenarm Ave., Dayton, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
  • Northwest Recreation Center, 1600 Princeton Drive, Dayton, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
  • Washington Twp. Recreation Center: 895 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday;  8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Public will have access to staff-designated common areas to help escape the heat, recharge cellphones and use the bathroom.


  • Meijer, 1500 Hillcrest Ave, Springfield
  • Walmart, 2100 N. Bechtle Ave., and 200 S. Tuttle Road, Springfield
  • New Carlisle Public Library, 111 E. Lake Ave.
  • Clark County Public Libraries, 201 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield; 1119 Bechtle Ave., Springfield; 5 W. Jamestown St., South Charleston; 209 Main St., Enon
  • McDonald's, 2133 S. Dayton-Lakeview Road, New Carlisle
  • Bethel Twp. Fire Department, 333 Lake Road, Medway


  • Church of Christ: 911 Cherry St., Blanchester
  • Clinton-Warren Join Fire District stations, 82 Spring Hill Road, Clarksville
  • Chester Twp. Fire & EMS, 5580 Ohio 380, Wilmington
  • SRWW Joint Fire District 2 station, 179 S. Jackson St., Sabina
  • Clinton Highland Fire District station, 676 West St., New Vienna
  • Wilmington Municipal Building, 69 N. South St., Wilmington
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