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Cooling Stations

Post Date:08/31/2017 2:17 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Media Contacts: 
Thomas R. Lorenz, Director of Communications & Community Relations
818-548-4844 (office) 
818-535-1958 (cell) 
tlorenz@glendaleca.gov

Eliza Papazian, Community Outreach Assistant
epapazian@glendaleca.gov

Cooling Stations

Glendale, CA - Given the heat wave affecting Southern California, the City of Glendale Community Services and Parks Department is opening its doors at each of Glendale’s community centers this weekend to serve as cooling stations.

The City of Glendale is highly encouraging seniors, who do not have a cool place to be during the hottest time of the day, to come by our facilities to cool off, make new friends, relax, have lunch, and avoid hot temperatures. Both facilities are equipped with board and card games, television, and provide iced water for their visitors.

If you plan to be outdoors, please take precautions to protect yourself from the sun and heat.

  • Avoid the sun from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the burning rays are strongest.
  • Reduce physical activity.
  • Wear a wide-brimmed hat and light colored lightweight, loose-fitting clothes when you are outdoors.
  • Avoid hot, heavy meals that include proteins.
  • Set your air conditioner between 75° to 80°. If you don’t have air-conditioning take a cool shower twice a day and visit a public air conditioned facility.
  • Drink plenty of fluids even if you are not thirsty. Avoid alcohol and caffeine.
  • Use sun screen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 if you need to be in the sun.
  • Stay in shade whenever working outdoors.
  • Don’t forget about your pets, they need plenty of water and shade.

Symptoms of dehydration and heat cramps include dizziness, fatigue, faintness, headaches, rapid heartbeat, muscle cramps and increased thirst. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should seek immediate medical attention or call 911.

LOCATIONS & HOURS:

Pacific Community Center
501 S. Pacific Ave 
(818) 548-4098

Friday, September 1: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 2: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, September 3: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Sparr Heights Community Center
1613 Glencoe Way
(818) 548-2187

Friday, September 1: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 2: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, September 3: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Adult Recreation Center
201 E. Colorado 
(818) 548-3775

Friday, September 1: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 2: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday, September 3: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm


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Glendale, known as the “Jewel City,” is one of the largest cities in Los Angeles County. With a population of over 200,000, Glendale is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is rich in history, culturally diverse, and offers limitless opportunities. It is the home to a vibrant business community, with major companies in healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, and banking.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter Glendale City Connection to stay informed on news & events in Glendale.  Follow MyGlendale on Twitter for all Glendale updates!

 

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Glendale, known as the “Jewel City,” is one of the largest cities in Los Angeles County. With a population of over 200,000, Glendale is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is rich in history, culturally diverse, and offers limitless opportunities. It is the home to a vibrant business community, with major companies in healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, and banking.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter Glendale City Connection to stay informed on news & events in Glendale.  Follow MyGlendale on Twitter for all Glendale updates!

 

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Glendale, known as the “Jewel City,” is one of the largest cities in Los Angeles County. With a population of over 200,000, Glendale is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is rich in history, culturally diverse, and offers limitless opportunities. It is the home to a vibrant business community, with major companies in healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, retail, and banking.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter Glendale City Connection to stay informed on news & events in Glendale.  Follow MyGlendale on Twitter for all Glendale updates!

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