Beat the Heat | L.A. City Emergency Management Dept. – Cooling Centers for People & Service Animals/Pets

Click Below for the List of Cooling Centers in the Los Angeles Area:

LA City Public Library branches throughout the City are also available for cooling during their regular business hours. (Service Animals allowed only, no pets)

Pets at LA City Cooling Centers

LA City’s Recreation and Parks’ facilities are pet-friendly cooling centers. Dogs must be on a leash and all pets must be accompanied by their owner at all times. Kennels will be provided upon request. 

For more information, email — or call 3-1-1. 

For the more than 70 LA City Public Library branches that can be used as cooling centers — only service animals are allowed.

After September 5, if you need to seek refuge from the heat, the City of LA will also offer cooling centers that are open and available during regular hours of operation unless otherwise noted. The City Department on Disability works to provide reasonable accommodation to ensure accessibility and effective communications for people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs at cooling centers. You can call 3-1-1 from within LA City or use the links below to find out more about cooling center locations and hours of operation.


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