Cooling centers in metro Detroit

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Canton's Summit on the Park and Library are open for Canton residents to seek relief from the heat.

Canton Public Library, 1200 Canton Center Rd.

Hours:  Monday thru Thursday  9am – 9pm, Friday and Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday 12pm – 6pm               

Summit on the Parkway, 46000 Summit Parkway

Hours: Monday thru Friday 5:30am – 10pm, Saturday   6am – 8pm, Sunday 7am – 8 pm              


Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

15801 Michigan Ave. Weekdays 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Henry Ford Centennial Library

16301 Michigan Ave. Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Closed Saturday and Sunday

Bryant Branch Library

22100 Michigan Ave., and Esper Branch Library, 12929 W. Warren Ave. Remaining business hours this week: Thursday and Friday 12:30 p.m..-5:30 p.m.


Crowell Recreation Center                                              

16630 Lahser                                                                        

Detroit, MI  48628                                                               

(313) 628-2028                                                                     

This week -- Tues. - Fri. 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.                         

Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.                                                                

Beginning June 25 - Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m    

Coleman A. Young Recreation Center

2751 Robert Bradby Dr.

Detroit, MI  48207

(313) 628-2039

This week -- Tues. - Fri. 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Beginning June 25 - Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m

Farwell Recreation Center                                               

2781 E. Outer Drive                                                             

Detroit, MI  48234                                                               

(313) 628-2028                                                                      

This week -- Tues. - Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.                        

Beginning June 25 - Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Patton Recreation Center  

2301 Woodmere

Detroit, MI  48209

(313) 628-2001

This week -- Tues. - Fri. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Beginning June 25 - Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.      


Livonia is offering its Community Recreation Center as a cooling center for residents who may have a power outage or similar emergency during the extreme weather conditions.

The Recreation Center is open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Residents who need the shelter overnight should call in advance and arrive before 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, 4 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday in order to arrange for staffing before closing time. During weekday business hours, those who need the help are asked to call the Recreation Center at (734) 466-2900 or the Mayor's Office at (734) 466-2201.

The Recreation Center is located at 15100 Hubbard, at the corner of Five Mile Road.


Due to the extreme heat expected for Saturday, July 7, 2012, the City of Royal Oak has designated the Royal Oak Public Library as a cooling center. The library located at 222 E. Eleven Mile will be open from 10:00 am and will have extended hours until 9:00pm on Saturday for anyone who needs a place to get out of the heat and relax in an air conditioned environment. 


Troy is offering its Community Center as a cooling center for residents who may have a power outage or similar emergency or just need a place to beat the heat during extreme weather conditions.

The Troy Community Center is open week days from 5:30 am to 10 pm, Saturday from 7 am to 8 pm and Sundays from 8:30 am to 6 pm.

All recreation areas of the facility, including the pool, gymnasium, and fitness areas, are only open to members. Daily passes are available during operating hours.

The Troy Community Center is located at 3179 Livernois, just north of Big Beaver.


Renaissance Unity is open to the public as a cooling center today in response to the National Weather Service Extreme Temperature Advisory.
Renaissance Unity
11200 E. Eleven Mile Road
Warren, MI   48089
(on the eastbound I-696 service drive between Van Dyke and Hoover)

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