Today, the Director of Public Works announced that three of the city’s recreation centers currently serving as warming centers will be open 24 hours beginning Monday, January 6 at 8:00 AM and lasting through Wednesday, January 8 at 8:00 AM. Residents seeking relief from the predicted frigid temperatures can visit the centers for shelter, warmth and wash facilities. The recreation centers to be open 24 hours are:
- Sterling Recreation Center located at 1380 East 32nd Street
- Fairfax Recreation Center located at 2335 East 82nd Street
- Michael Zone Recreation Center located at 6301 Lorain Avenue
For more information, residents may call their neighborhood recreation center or call 664-2561. Residents who require heating assistance outside of normal recreation center operation hours and who are unable to get to a 24 hour warming center are encouraged to call 2-1-1.