Quincy YMCA opens cooling center to help community beat heat

Cooling Center

QUINCY — As the summer temperatures soar, the Quincy YMCA has opened its new cooling center ar 3101 Maine designed to provide a safe and comfortable refuge for the community. The cooling center will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. offering a range of amenities to help residents stay cool and refreshed.

Key features of the Quincy YMCA cooling center:

  • Air conditioned facility: Fully air-conditioned facility provides a much-needed break from the oppressive heat, ensuring visitors can relax and rejuvenate in a cool environment.
  • Cold water stations: Staying hydrated is crucial during the hot summer months. Visitors to the cooling center can enjoy free access to cold water stations to keep themselves refreshed throughout the day.
  • Comfortable seating: The cooling center is equipped with spacious and comfortable seating areas, perfect for lounging, reading or simply taking a break from the heat.

In a press release, Rick Shover, CEO of Quincy YMCA, said, “The well-being of our community members is our top priority. We are excited to offer this cooling center as a place where people can escape the heat, stay hydrated, and relax in a comfortable setting.”

The Quincy YMCA cooling center is easily accessible by public transportation and offers ample parking for those driving. The facility is designed to accommodate individuals of all ages, providing a welcoming environment for families, seniors and anyone in need of a cool respite.

For more information contact Kristen Lay at 222-9622, ext. 210.

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