Cooling Centers

We’ve identified multiple cooling centers throughout the county for members of the public. These centers are open when temperatures are dangerously warm. Residents who do not have access to cool places are encouraged to visit a center to avoid the heat and relax.

For a central number to get information about shelters, transportation or other resources, call 211.

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These facilities are open during normal operating hours noted below, for individuals and families needing shelter from severe weather. Please call ahead to confirm. 

  • Canby Adult Center
    503-266-2970
    1250 S. Ivy St., Canby 97013 map
    Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Canby Denny’s Restaurant
    503-263-3182
    1369 SE 1st Ave., Canby 97013 map
    Available for those needing to cool off for an hour. No obligation to buy. Open 24/7
  • Canby Public Library
    503-266-3394
    220 NE 2nd Ave., Canby 97013 map
    Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Estacada Community Center
    503-630-7454
    200 SE Club House Drive, Estacada 97023 map
    Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours when temperatures reach 90 degrees.
  • Estacada Public Library
    503-630-8273
    825 NW Wade Street, Estacada 97023 map
    Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Wednesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • The Father’s Heart Street Ministry
    503-722-9780
    603 12th Street, Oregon City 97045 map
    Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Gladstone Public Library
    503-655-8540
    135 E Dartmouth, Gladstone 97027 map
    Monday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Tuesday and Thursday noon to 8 p.m.
    Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
  • Gladstone Senior Center
    503-655-7701
    1050 Portland Avenue, Gladstone 97027 map
    Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours
  • Happy Valley Public Library
    503-783-3456
    13793 SE Sieben Park Way, Happy Valley 97015 map
    Monday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Tuesday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Friday – Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours
  • Hoodland Public Library
    503-622-3460
    24525 E Welches Road, Welches 97067 map
    Monday 10 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Tuesday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Wednesday to Friday noon to 6 p.m.
    Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
  • Lake Oswego Adult Community Center
    503-635-3758
    505 G Avenue, Lake Oswego 97034 map
    Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Lake Oswego Public Library
    503-636-7628
    706 4th Street, Lake Oswego 97034 map
    Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Milwaukie Center
    503-653-8100
    5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie 97222 map
    Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Molalla Adult Community Center
    503-829-4214
    122 Grange Ave, Molalla 97038 map
    Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open as a cooling center for seniors 50+ and persons with permanent disabilities during regular hours.
  • Molalla Public Library
    503-829-2593
    201 E 5th Street, Molalla 97038 map
    Monday to Wednesday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Oak Lodge Public Library
    503-655-8543
    16201 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove 97267 map
    Monday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Tuesday and Thursday noon to 8 p.m.
    Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Oregon City Public Library
    503-657-8269
    606 John Adams Street, Oregon City 97045 map
    Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday’s noon to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours. The library may extend hours in extreme heat.
    Call to confirm.
  • Pioneer Adult Community Center
    503-657-8287
    615 5th Street, Oregon City 97045 map
    Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open to the general public 21 and over during regular hours.
  • Sandy City Hall
    503-668-5533
    39250 Pioneer Boulevard, Sandy 97055 map
    Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular office hours.
  • Sandy Public Library
    503-668-5537
    38980 Proctor Boulevard, Sandy 97055 map
    Monday and Tuesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Wednesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Sandy Senior Center
    503-668-5569
    38348 Pioneer Boulevard, Sandy 97055 map
    Monday through Friday 9 to 4 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours.
  • Tualatin Public Library
    503-691-3074
    18878 SW Martinazzi Ave., Tualatin 97062 map
    Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Open to the general public during regular hours. The library may extend hours in extreme heat.
    Call to confirm.
  • West Linn Public Library
    503-656-7853
    1595 Burns Street, West Linn 97068 map
    Monday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Wilsonville Community Center
    503-682-3727
    7965 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville 97070 map
    Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Open to the public during regular hours.
  • Wilsonville Public Library
    503-682-2744
    8200 SW Wilsonville Road, Wilsonville 97070 map
    Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Sunday 1 to 6 p.m.
    Normally open to the general public during regular hours. The library may extend Friday, Saturday or Sunday hours to 8 p.m. in extreme heat. Call or check the library’s website for updated information.

Other Options

For more information on Parks in Clackamas County, please visit the NCPRD website.

Phone:503-655-8640
Fax:503-650-5722

2051 Kaen Road #135 Oregon City, OR 97045

Office Hours:

Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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