Cooling Centers

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Stay safe in the summer heat! Check out these tips on ways to beat the heat and signs of heat exhaustion.

Looking for a place to escape the sun and stay cool in West Covina? While not part of the official Cooling Center program, the following locations in West Covina do offer a cool environment to escape the summer heat.  The hours of operations for these locations are listed below.  A list of official cooling centers in LA County may be found here.

The West Covina Library offers a cool and refreshing break from the summer heat with plenty of reading entertainment and computer access.  The Library is located at 1601 W West Covina Parkway, West Covina, CA 91790.  It is open the following hours:

Monday:  10am - 8pm
Tuesday:  10am - 8pm
Wednesday:  10am - 8pm
Thursday:  10am - 8pm
Friday:  9am - 5pm
Saturday:  9am - 5pm
Sunday:   Closed


The Cortez Park Community and Senior Center offers a cool and refreshing break from the summer heat with indoor games, resting areas and more. The Community Center is located at 2501 E Cortez Street, West Covina, CA 91791. It is open the following hours: 

Monday:  9am - 4pm
Tuesday:  9am - 4pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
Thursday:  9am - 4pm
Friday:  9am - 4pm
Saturday:  Closed
Sunday:   Closed


Below, please find a list of Cooling Centers outside of West Covina in our surrounding communities in Los Angeles County. The Centers are listed by city for easy access. 

List of Cooling Centers Outside of West Covina


If you are planning to visit one of these Cooling Centers, it is advisable that you call in advance to make sure there is still seating available. If a Cooling Center is not operational, check the list for another Cooling Center nearest you or call 211 for LA County.


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