Chandler supports Heat Relief Network

June 8, 2022
Thermometer with Heat Relief Network image

CHANDLER, Ariz. – The City of Chandler is partnering with Maricopa Association of Governments’ Heat Relief Network to offer cooling stations for vulnerable Chandler residents in need of a safe place to escape the heat.

The following locations in Chandler will be open during the summer months thru Friday, Sept. 30:

  • City of Chandler Neighborhood Resources Department, 235 S. Arizona Ave.
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

     
  • Basha Library, 5990 S. Val Vista Drive
    9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays

     
  • Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
    9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday

     
  • Hamilton Library, 3700 S. Arizona Ave.
    9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 1-5 p.m. Saturday

     
  • Sunset Library, 4930 W. Ray Road
    9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday

     
  • Chandler Community Center, 125 E. Commonwealth Ave.
    8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday

     
  • Tumbleweed Recreation Center, 745 E. Germann Road
    5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday; 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6:30 Sunday. Holiday hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

     
  • Chandler Nature Center at Veterans Oasis Park, 4050 E. Chandler Heights Road
    8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

     
  • AZCEND, 345 S. California St.
    7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Friday; 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday

     
  • The Salvation Army – Chandler Corps, 85 E. Saragosa St.
    9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday (will open during the weekends only during a heat advisory)

     

All sites except for the Tumbleweed Recreation Center will be closed on holidays. The only holiday the Tumbleweed Recreation Center will not be open is during the Fourth of July holiday (Monday, July 4).  

In addition, the public may donate bottled water and drop them off at all listed sites except for Tumbleweed Recreation Center and the Chandler Nature Center.

For tips and additional resources to avoid heat-related illness, or to view a complete list of cooling centers, hydration stations and donation/collection sites throughout the Valley, visit Heat Relief Network. For more information on Chandler’s heat relief efforts, contact Sara Mercado at 480-782-4364.


Media contact:          
Stephanie Romero
City of Chandler, Public Information Officer
480-782-2231