Beat the heat at these local cooling centers

With a heat wave forecast for this weekend, local officials have announced the following cooling centers will be open.

  • Kingston: The first floor of the Ulster County Office Building, 240 Fair St. Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Kingston: Salvation Army, 35 Cedar St, Kingston, 12401, 845-331-1803
  • Plattekill: Plattekill Town Hall, 1915 Route 44-55 Modena. 12-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
  • Rosendale (Tillson): American Legion, 794 Springtown Rd., Saturday 12-5 p.m.
  • Rosendale: Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 Route 32. Sunday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Saugerties: Senior Center, 207 Market St. Friday, Saturday and Sunday by request. Anyone requiring use should first call the Saugerties Police Department at 845-246-9800.
  • Woodstock: Woodstock Town Court, 76 Tinker St. From Thursday until further notice. Anyone in need should contact Woodstock Dispatch at 76 Tinker Street, or call 845-679-2425.
  • Poughkeepsie: Public Safety Building, 505 Main Street. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 19 and Saturday July 20 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 21
  • Poughkeepsie: Adriance Memorial Library, 93 Market Street. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 and from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 21.
  • Poughkeepsie: Salvation Army Poughkeepsie Corps Community Center, 19 Pershing Avenue, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, July 19.
  • Poughkeepsie: City officials announced that the municipal pools – Pulaski Park Pool at 162 Washington Street and Spratt Park Pool at 121 Wilbur Boulevard – also will be open for free this Friday through Sunday. Hours of operation are from 1-7 p.m. All children must pass a swim test in order to swim in the deep end of the pool.

We don’t have dates and times for the following, so make sure you call in advance to confirm they’re open:

  • Ellenville: Ellenville Public Library & Museum, 40 Center Street, Ellenville, 12428, 845-647-5530
  • Ellenville: Ellenville Village Hall, 2 Elting Ct, Ellenville, 12428, 845-647-7080
  • Gardiner: Gardiner Town Hall, 2340 Route 44/55, Gardiner, 12525, 845-255-9675
  • Lloyd: Lloyd Town Hall, 12 Church St, Highland, 12528, 845-691-7544
  • New Paltz: New Paltz Community Center, 3 Veterans Drive, New Paltz, 12561, 845-255-3631
  • Wawarsing: Wawarsing Town Hall, 108 Canal St, Ellenville, 12428, 845-647-7800

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  1. Heat Stroke

    New paltz does NOT have a cooling center. The Community Center has no back-up generator, the tool required to be a “cooling center”. With all the embarrassment of riches in that town and village, there you are?

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