Cooling Centers & Heat Safety Info

Excessive heat is forecast this week with a heat advisory Tuesday and excessive heat warning Wednesday and Thursday We encourage everyone to take necessary precautions to stay safe and healthy, and to check in on vulnerable friends, family, and neighbors. Important Heat Safety Information


  • Come cool off at the City swimming pools at Wheelock Park and Robin Hood Park which are open 1PM to 6:45PM Monday to Friday, and noon to 5:45PM Saturday and Sunday. KeeneParks.com


  • The Keene Public Library is air-conditioned and open to the public. They open at 10 AM Monday through Saturday and close at 6PM Mon & Fri, 8PM Tues/Wed/Thu, and 3PM Saturday. KeenePublicLibrary.org


  • The Keene Family YMCA opens to the public as a cooling center. Their current hours are Monday through Friday 5AM to 9PM, Saturday 6AM to 6PM, and Sunday 8AM to noon. KeeneYMCA.org

Does your business have an air-conditioned space open to the public as a cooling center? Please let us know so we can help get the word out. Call (603) 757-1828 or email communications@keenenh.gov.

Weather.gov heat advisory recommendations
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