Cooling Center Program

Arvin’s Community Center hosts the Cooling Center Program. For the health, safety and comfort of our residents Cooling Centers open when temperatures are forecast by the National Weather Service (NWS) to exceed certain highs. The program is open during the Summer between May 15 to October 15 . Residents using the Cooling Centers are encouraged to bring their favorite reading material, games, etc. to better enjoy the Centers.

Arvin Community Center (Former Senior Center)
800 Walnut Dr.
Arvin, CA 93203
Phone Number: (661) 854-3134
Hours of Operation: 1pm – 8pm (when temperature reaches 105 degrees or higher)

Cooling Centers are for everyone, especially those at risk of getting a heat-related illness:
•Senior citizens
•People with a medical condition
•People with a disability
•Infants and young children

Cooling Centers open in the San Joaquin and Kern River Valleys when the temperatures are forecast to be 105 degrees or higher, in the desert areas when temperatures are forecast to be 108 degrees or higher, and in Frazier Park when temperatures are forecast to be 95 degrees or higher.  The Cooling Centers Daily Report will be issued by 11:00 a.m. on the day before the Centers open. Weekend Cooling Center openings will be released by 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

The Arvin Cooling Center will be open on Monday June 19, 2017 & Tuesday June 20, 2017.