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Newark, Jersey City cooling centers open

July 21, 2011 10:15:13 AM PDT
Newark and Jersey City have opened cooling centers through Saturday.

CITY OF NEWARK SENIOR CENTERS

Multipurpose Senior Citizen Centers
Hours for all centers except South Ward and Nellie Grier Senior Centers are weekdays between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Bethany Senior Center
(973) 733-5739
275 W. Market Street
Newark, New Jersey 07103

Ironbound Senior Center
(973) 424-4101
138 Clifford Street
Newark, New Jersey 07105

Nellie Grier Senior Center
(973) 424-4096
98-104 Maple Avenue
Newark, New Jersey 07112
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

South Ward Senior Center
(973) 424-4102
731 Clinton Avenue
Newark, New Jersey 07108
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Newark Department of Child & Family Well-Being
(973) 733-7592
110 William Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102

LIST OF NEWARK RECREATION CENTER COOLING SITES

Ironbound Recreational Facility
(973) 733-3707
226 Rome Street
11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays;
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays;

Boylan Recreation Center,
(973) 733-8947
16 South Orange Ave.
11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays;
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays;

JFK Center
Gym: (973) 733-5483
Aquatic Center: (973) 733-6550
211 West Kinney St.
9:30am to 7:30pm, Tuesdays through Fridays;
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays

St. Peter's Recreation Center
378 Lyons Avenue
(973) 733- 8006
11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays;
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Saturdays;

JERSEY CITY COOLING CENTERS

Jersey City is extending the hours at one cooling center and three pools through the weekend.

Everything else will open as normal.

  • Pershing Field Community Center - open until 10pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

    Pershing Field Pool - extended hours Saturday and Sunday 10am - 8pm
    Lafayette Pool - open until 9pm Thursday - Sunday
    Pavonia Pool - open until 8pm Thursday - Sunday

    Everything else will open as normal.

    Click here for a full list of cooling centers.


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