The following information was provided to residents by Long Beach City Council Member Gerrie Schipske.
"If the sun is making it hard to get through the day, then come enjoy the cool air conditioning at several Long Beach Community Centers. The following is a list of community centers ... that will offer a cool place to stay during center hours. Some centers may be opened after hours on an emergency basis.
Fall Hours*Summer Hours El Dorado West Community Center 2800 Studebaker Road Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Mon-Fri 9am-6pm Silverado Community Center 1545 West 31st Street Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Houghton Community Center 6301 Myrtle Avenue Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Mon-Fri 9am-7pm McBride (Cal Rec) Community Center 1550 Martin Luther King Avenue Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Cesar Chavez Community Center 401 Golden Avenue Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Mon-Fri 9am-7pm Ramona Community Center 3301 East 65th Street Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm Veterans Park Community Center 101 East 28th Street Mon-Fri 2:30pm-5:30pm Mon-Fri 10am-4pm Wardlow Community Center 3457 Stanbridge Avenue Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm, Mon-Fri 12pm-6pm Admiral Kidd Community Center 2125 Santa Fe Avenue Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm Bixby Community Center 130 Cherry Avenue Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm, Mon-Fri 10pm-4pm Drake Community Center 951 Maine Avenue Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm, Mon-Fri 12pm-6pm Martin Luther King Community Center 1950 Lemon Avenue Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm Mon-Fri 12pm-6pm Long Beach Senior Center 1150 East 4th Street Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
Sat 10am-4pm Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
* Fall Hours of Operation are from September 8th to mid October, call (562) 570-3100 for hours of operations on holidays. Note the month of September can have high temperatures.