We've partnered to open four different cooling center locations that are open to the public through the weekend, particularly for those that don't have air conditioning or are unhoused or homeless. Please help us spread the word by sharing our posts on Facebook and Twitter.
Cooling Center Locations
Friday and Saturday, 12: p.m. - 5 p.m. 212 2nd Ave N
Kent Valley Ice Centre
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 6015 S 240th St
Catholic Community Services Community Engagement Center
Saturday and Sunday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 1229 W Smith St
Kent Memorial Park Building
Sunday and Monday, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. 850 Central Ave N
We're also opening up sprinkler parks for you and your friends, family and pets to enjoy! Please don't touch, turn, move or remove the sprinklers to make sure everyone who wants to can enjoy them. If you notice an issue, please be patient as our park maintenance staff will be monitoring the locations throughout the day.
Pop-Up Sprinkler Parks Locations
Town Square Plaza Fountain
115 2nd Ave N
Glenn Nelson Park
3216 S 268th Street
Morrill Meadows Park
10600 SE 248th Street
Three Friends Fishing Hole
19970 Russell Road
Lake Meridian Park
14800 SE 272nd Street
Please try to avoid strenuous outdoor activity, stay hydrated, check on children, pets and older adults, and just be smart and stay safe from the heat.
Hope you enjoy the rest of this week's update, find it informative, and find some things that you may be interested in!
- Dana Ralph, Mayor