City of Concord California

News Release

August 31, 2017

Places to cool off in Concord during the heat wave

Due to anticipated high temperatures over the next few days, the City of Concord will be opening some of its facilities as cooling centers where air conditioning and comfortable seating is available. Cooling centers will be open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following days and locations:

  • Thursday, August 31, Willow Pass Center, 2748 E. Olivera Rd.
  • Friday, Sept. 1, Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Rd.
  • Saturday, Sept. 2, Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Cir.
  • Sunday, Sept. 3, Senior Center, 2727 Parkside Cir.
  • Monday, Sept. 4, Concord PD, 1350 Galindo St.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 5, Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Rd.

The Meadow Homes Spray Park hours will be extended Thursday through Monday and will operate from noon to 7:30 p.m. The park is located at 1351 Detroit Ave.

Concord Community Pool, 3501 Cowell Rd., will be open for recreational swimming 12:30 – 5 p.m. Saturday through Monday.

Residents can also beat the heat in Concord at Sunvalley Shopping Center, Brenden Theatre, Waterworld, and any of the air conditioned restaurants or retail stores in the area. Residents are encouraged to stay hydrated. Even young and healthy individuals can succumb to heat if they participate in strenuous physical activities during hot weather. For more information, visit

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