Kern County, California

Public Information ♦ Cooling Centers

During the summertime, senior citizens and others at risk from extreme heat can find relief at cooling centers across Kern County. Residents using the centers should bring their own books, puzzles or games to pass the time. Water and snacks will be provided thanks to funding from PG&E.   Criteria for opening cooling centers
If you need transportation to a cooling center, contact:
Cooling Centers are primarily funded through a grant from   PG&E
If a Cooling Center is designated "open" the center will operate from 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Status Information for Friday, 06/23/2017 - Monday, 06/26/2017
Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
San Joaquin Valley / Kern River Valley Centers 06/23/2017 06/24/2017 06/25/2017 06/26/2017
Arvin
Arvin Community Center
800 Walnut Drive, Arvin
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OPEN OPEN OPEN closed
Bakersfield
East Bakersfield Veterans Building
2101 Ridge Road, Bakersfield
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OPEN closed OPEN closed
East Niles Senior Center
6601 East Niles Street, Bakersfield
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OPEN closed OPEN closed
The Mission at Kern County
816 E. 21st Street, Bakersfield
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OPEN closed OPEN closed
Buttonwillow
Buttonwillow Recreation and Park District
556 Milo, Buttonwillow
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closed closed closed closed
Lake Isabella
Kern River Valley Senior Center / Veterans Building
6405 Lake Isabella Blvd., Lake Isabella
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closed closed closed closed
Maricopa
Gusher Hall
271 California Street, Maricopa
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closed closed closed closed
Shafter
Walker Senior Center
505 Sunset Avenue, Shafter
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OPEN closed closed closed
Taft
Taft Veterans Building
213 Taylor Street, Taft
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OPEN closed closed closed
Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Mountain Center 06/23/2017 06/24/2017 06/25/2017 06/26/2017
Frazier Park
Frazier Park Recreation Building
3801 Park Drive, Frazier Park
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closed closed closed closed
Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Desert Centers 06/23/2017 06/24/2017 06/25/2017 06/26/2017
California City
California City Police Department
21130 Hacienda Blvd., California City
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OPEN OPEN OPEN closed
The Strata Center
10350 Heather Avenue, California City
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OPEN OPEN OPEN closed
Inyokern
Inyokern Senior Center
1247 Broadway, Inyokern
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OPEN OPEN OPEN closed
Ridgecrest
Kerr McGee Community Center
100 W. California Avenue, Ridgecrest
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OPEN OPEN OPEN closed
Rosamond
Hummel Community Building
2500 20th Street, Rosamond
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closed closed closed closed
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