Cooling Centers in the St. Louis Area

Cooling Centers are Local Resources for Providing Shelter from Excessive Summer Heat

Cooling Centers List

Showing Saint Louis cooling centers
Site Name Phone Availability/Restrictions
Barr Branch Library SPL
1701 South Jefferson Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 771-7040 Mon, Sat: 9am to 6:00pm Tue-Thu: 12pm to 7pm Fri: 11am to 6pm
Buder Branch Library SPL
4401 Hampton Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63109
(314) 352-2900 Mon-Thu 9am to 9pm
Cabanne Branch Library SPL
1106 North Union Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 367-0717 Mon, Sat - 9:00am to 6:00pm Tue-Thu - 12:00pm (Noon) to 7:00pm Fri - 11:00am to 6:00pm
Carondelet Branch Library SPL
6800 Michigan Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63111
(314) 752-9224 Mon, Sat 9am to 6pm, Tue-Thu 12pm to 7pm, Fri 11am to 6pm
Carpenter Branch Library SPL
3309 South Grand Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 772-6586 Mon-Thu - 9:00am to 9:00pm Fri and Sat - 9:00am to 6:00pm Sun - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Central Express Library
815 Olive Street, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 206-6755 Mon-Fri 9am to 6pm
Charing Cross Branch Library
356 North Skinker Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63130
(314) 726-2653 Tue-Fri 1pm to 6pm, Sat 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 6pm
Cherokee Recreation Center
3200 South Jefferson Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 664-0582 Mon-Fri 8:00am to 8:00pm
City Seniors, Inc. SLAAA
4705 Ridgewood Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63116
(314) 352-0141 Mon-Fri 8am to 3pm
Covenant House Missouri
2727 North Kingshighway Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 533-2241 Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Divoll Branch Library SPL
4234 North Grand Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63107
(314) 534-0313 Mon, Sat 9am to 6pm, Tue-Thu 12pm to 7pm, Fri - 11am to 6pm
First Church of Religious Science
12875 Fee Fee Road , Saint Louis, Missouri 63146
314-576-6772 Sun - 9:00am to 1:00pm Tue - Thu 10:00am to 4:00pm
Five Star Senior Center SLAAA
2832 Arsenal, Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 664-1008 Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 6:00pm Extended evening and weekend hours possible
Grace Hill Patch SLAAA
7925 Minnesota Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63111
(314) 584-6962 Mon-Fri - 8:00am to 2:00pm Will sometimes extend hours 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Julia Davis Branch Library SPL
4415 Natural Bridge Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63115
(314) 383-3021 Mon-Thu - 9:00am to 9:00pm Fri, Sat - 9:00am to 6:00pm Sun - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Kingshighway Branch Library SPL
2260 South Vandeventer Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110
(314) 771-5450 Mon, Sat 9am to 6pm Tue-Thu 12pm to 7pm Fri - 11am to 6pm
Machacek Branch Library (SPL)
6424 Scanlan Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 781-2948 Mon, Wed - 12:00pm (Noon) to 9:00pm Thu, Thu, Fri, Sat - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Marquette Recreation Center
4025 Minnesota Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 353-1250 Mon-Fri 9:00am to 9:00pmáSat 9:00am to 5:00pm
Northside Community Center SLAAA
4120 Maffitt Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 652-9946 Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 5:00pm
Robert Fulton Senior Center SLAAA
5515 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Saint Louis , MO 63112
314-367-9600 Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Salvation Army Euclid Corps Community Center Emergency Social Services
2618 North Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 531-5621 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 5pm
Salvation Army Temple Corps Community Center Emergency Social Services
2740 Arsenal Street, Saint Louis, MO 63118
(314) 771-3460 Mon-Fri 8am to 12pm & 1pm to 3pm, Call (314) 771-3460 for more information
Schlafly Branch Library SPL
225 North Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63108
(314) 367-4120 Mon-Thu 9am to 9pm, Fri, Sat 9am to 6pm, Sun 1pm to 5pm
Southside Senior Center SLAAA
3017 Park Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63104
(314) 664-5024 Mon-Wed 7am to 5pm Extended evening and weekend hours available
St. Louis City: Parks, Recreation and Forestry, Department of - Buder Recreation Center
2900 Hickory Avenue , Saint Louis, MO 63104
314-664-1196 Mon-Fri -9:30am to 4:00pm
St. Louis City: Parks, Recreation and Forestry, Department of - Twelfth and Park Recreation Center
1410 South Tucker Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63104
314-589-6142 Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 4:30pm
St. Louis Public Library
6548 Manchester Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 647-0939 Tue-Thu 11am to 7pm, Fri 11am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 6pm
St. Louis Public Library Central
1301 Olive Street, Saint Louis, MO 63103
(314) 241-2288 Mon - 10am to 9pm, Tue-Fri - 10am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 5pm
St. Louis Senior Center SLAAA
5602 Arsenal Street, Saint Louis, MO 63139
(314) 645-3477 Mon-Fri - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Tandy Community Recreation Center
4206 West Kennerly Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63113
(314) 652-5131 Mon - Fri 8:00am to 7:30pmáCall (314)664-0327 for more information.
Walnut Park Branch Library (SPL)
5760 West Florissant Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63120
(314) 383-1210 Mon, Sat - 9:00am to 6:00pm Tue-Thu - 12:00pm (Noon) to 7:00pm Fri - 11:00am to 6:00pm
Wesley House Senior Center SLAAA
4507 Lee Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63115
(314) 385-1000 Mon-Fri - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wohl Recreation Center
1515 N. Kingshighway, Saint Louis, MO 63115
(314) 367-2292 Mon - Fri 8:00am to 9:00pm Sat 8:00am to 8:00pm

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Important Heat Advisory Terms

Heat Wave: Three or more days of temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.

Excessive Heat Warning: Daytime highs of more than 105 degrees Fahrenheit for two or more hours.

Excessive Heat Advisory:  the heat Index is expected to reach 105 degrees or air temperature will range from 100 – 104 for four or more consecutive days, or an Excessive Heat Warning is issued by the National Weather Service.

Have a Question?

For the most up-to-date cooling center information, please call 2-1-1 and speak to a Call Center Specialist.

During periods of extreme heat, we'll declare a heat emergency and open community centers as cooling centers. Please check on your neighbors and the elderly to make sure they're okay.

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