The City of Aiken announces the availability of three cooling locations for temporary relief for residents from extreme temperatures. The locations and operating hours are listed below:
- H.O. Weeks Activities Center, 1700 Whiskey Rd, Aiken, SC 29803. Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.
- Citizens Park II, 651 Old Airport Road, Aiken, SC 29803. Open Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m; closed Sat. & Sun.
- Smith-Hazel Recreation Center, 400 Kershaw St NE, Aiken 29801. Open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. -9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday 1 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Each location will provide an indoor designated area with access to water fountains during normal facility operating hours.