Beat the heat at one of Claremont’s ‘cool zones’

As Claremont suffers through record-breaking temperatures, the city is offering designated cool zones around town for residents who want to beat the heat.

Four locations are available for Claremonters who wish to seek refuge during the triple-digit heat wave, according to the city’s website.

The Hughes Center will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. from 6 p.m. The center is located at 1700 Danbury Rd.

The Blaisdell Senior Center will be open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Blaisdell Center is located at 440 S. College Ave.

The Joslyn Center, located at 660 N. Mountain Ave., will also be open throughout the week from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Claremont Library, located at 208 N. Harvard Ave., directly across from city hall, will be open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

Information about transportation to and from the senior centers is available through Get About by calling (909) 621-9900 or
to reserve a ride, call 909) 596-5964.

All four locations will have plenty of room for Claremonters to cool off during this summer’s historically hot debut.

As always, drink plenty of water and try not to stay out in the heat too long. Stay cool, Claremont!

Matthew Bramlett





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