MINEOLA - Nassau and Suffolk counties will have cooling centers open through Saturday to help residents cope with extremely high temperatures. The centers are being opened in collaboration with the Village of Freeport, Village of Rockville Centre, Town of Oyster Bay, Town of Hempstead and Town of North Hempstead. For more information, contact the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management at (516) 573-0636.
Town of Hempstead:Baldwin Senior Center, 1810 N. Grand Ave., Baldwin, (516) 546-7110 Bellmore Senior Center, 2000 Bellmore Ave., Bellmore, (516) 221-9696 Cedarhurst Senior Center, 200 Cedarhurst Ave., Cedarhurst (516) 295-1177 (Open until 4:30 p.m.) East Meadow Senior Center, 1485 Front Street, East Meadow, (516) 794-2458 (Open until 4:45 p.m.) Elmont Senior Center, 138 Elmont Rd., Elmont, (516) 354-4777 Franklin Square Senior Center, 1182 Martha Pl. Franklin Square, (516) 328-3010 Green Acres Senior Center, 400 Flower Rd., Valley Stream, (516) 872-8810 Levittown Senior Center, 555 N. Newbridge Rd., Levittown, (516) 433-5454 Merrick Senior Center, 2550 Clubhouse Road, Merrick, (516) 868-4777 (Open until 4:45 p.m.) Oceanside Senior Center, 2900 Rockaway Ave., Oceanside, (516) 766-8888 Rosa Parks Senior Center, 2 Babylon Tpke., Roosevelt (516) 867-1612 Salisbury Senior Center, 460 Salisbury Park Drive, Westbury, (516) 333-5440 Uniondale-Hempstead Senior Center, 840 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale (516) 292-1313 Uniondale-Merrick Senior Center, 750 Jerusalem Ave., Uniondale (516) 538-5050
Freeport:The Salvation Army, 66 Church Street, Freeport (516) 378-4557Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rockville Centre:The Leonard S. Sandel Senior Center, 50 South Park Avenue, (516) 678-9350 Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.The Anderson Recreation Center, 111 Oceanside Road (516) 678-9238 Thursday/Friday/Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Town of Oyster Bay:William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, 28 Carl Street, Hicksville (516) 797-7900 Thursday/Friday/Saturday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Town of North Hempstead Locations: Clinton G. Martin Park, Marcus Avenue & New Hyde Park Rd., New Hyde Park, (516) 869-6311 Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.Charles J. Fuschillo Park, Carle Road at Broadmoor Lane, Carle Place, (516) 869-6311 Thursday & Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Nassau County Department of Health heat safety tips
The Suffolk County Office of Emergency Management will be opening a Cooling Center on Friday July 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Caesar Trunzo Senior Center16 Second AvenueBrentwood, NY 11717
Riverhead Cooling Center to be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Senior and Human Resources Center60 Shade Tree LaneAquebogue, NY
Southampton Town Cooling Center to open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Hampton Bays Senior CenterPonquogue AvenueHampton Bays, NY
For Southampton town residents who may not have available transportation, contact staff at the Hampton Bays Senior Center at 728-1235 for shuttle service.
State parks extended hours
Hempstead Town Extended Pool Hours:
Roosevelt Pool - Closing at 7 p.m.Town Park at Sands Pool - Closing at 7 p.m.Forest City Park Pool - Closing at 8 p.m.Rath Pool (Franklin Sq. Park District) - Closing at 8 p.m.Walker Memorial Pool - Closing at 8 p.m.Acorn Lane Pool - Closing at 8 p.m.Azaela Road Pool- Closing at 8 p.m.Blue Grass Lane Pool- Closing at 8 p.m.Carman Avenue Pool- Closing at 8 p.m.Levittown Parkway Pool - Closing at 8 p.m.Slate Lane Pool- Closing at 8 p.m.West Village Green Pool- Closing at 8 p.m.Wolcott Road Pool- Closing at 8 p.m.