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A number of facilities and organizations have opened their doors around central Ohio to keep residents cool on Monday.

The Red Cross provides emergency and cooling shelters at the following locations: Emergency Shelters

Franklin County: Peace Lutheran Church, 455 Clarke State Road, Gahanna

Fairfield County: Crossroads Event Center, 2095 Fair Ave., Lancaster

Perry County: Crooksville High School, 4075 County Road, Crooksville

Marion County: American Red Cross, 1849 Summerset Drive, Marion (740-725-9141)

Hocking County: Central Elementary School, 445 N. Market St., Logan

Licking County: Cherry Valley Elementary, 1040 W. Main St., Newark

Guernsey County: Pritchard Laughten Center, 7033 Glen Hwy, Cambridge

Muskingum County: The Salvation Army, 515 Putnam Ave., Zanesville

Cooling Shelters

New Matamoras Elementary School, Grandview Avenue, New Matamoras

Lookout Park, 801 Lancaster St., Marietta

Morgan County Senior Center, 104 W. Main St., McConnelsville

Guernsey Senior Center, 1022 Carlisle Ave., Cambridge

Center for Seniors, 200 Sunrise Center Drive, Zanesville

Syracuse Community Center, 560 7th St., Syracuse

Heath United Methodist Church, 53rd & Main St., Heath

Racine Fire Station, 302 5th St., Racine

Christ United Methodist Church, 150 Portsmouth St., Jackson

Vinton Middle School, 63780 Locker Plant Road, McArthur

Athens Community Center, Athens

Pathaways of Central Ohio, 1627 Bryn Mawr Drive, Newark

Salvation Army, 250 E. Main St., Newark

Mayor Coleman’s Operation Cool Down locations:

Beatty Recreation Center in front of 180 M. North Ohio

Driving Park, at 1100 Rhodes Ave.

Linden Park in front of 1254 Briarwood

Westgate Park at Wicklow and South Hampton

Residents are also invited to visit Columbus Recreation and Parks’ air-conditioned recreation centers:

Barack, 580 Woodrow Ave.

Beatty, 247 N. Ohio Ave.

Brentnell, 1280 Brentnell

Carriage Place, 4900 Sawmill Road

Dodge, 667 Sullivant Ave.

Douglas, 1250 Windsor Ave.

Far East, 1826 Lattimer Drive.

Gillie, 4625 Morse Centre

Glenwood, 1925 W. Broad St.

Howard, 2505 Cassidy

Lazelle Woods, 8140 Sancus

Marion Franklin, 2801 Lockbourne

Martin Janis, 600 E. 11th Ave.

Sullivant Garden, 755 Renick St.

Whetstone, 3923 N. High St.

Woodward, 5147 Karl Road

The City of Gahanna:

The American Red Cross, at Peace Lutheran Church, 455 Clarke State Road, Gahanna

Gahanna Senior Center, located at 480 Rocky Fork Blvd (next to City Hall and the Police Station, open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Stoneybrook United Methodist Church, 458 Cherry Bottom Road, Gahanna is offering showers, beds and charging stations to residents in need from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.( Hours are subject to change, more information can be found by calling the church at 614-471-0252.)

Cooling stations by Athens County:

Albany:  Albany Fire Dept., 5533 Fire Dept Lane  (Open now until 8:00 PM)

Amesville: Amesville Fire Dept., 1S Franklin St., Amesville, OH   (Open 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM)

City of Athens: Recreation Center, East State St.  (Open 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM)

Coolville: Coolville Fire Dept., 2826 Sixth St.  (Open now to 9:00 PM)

Glouster: Glouster Fire Dept., 98 Front St.   (Now until as long as needed)

Jacksonville:  Jacksonville Fire Dept., 9 South 7th St.   (Open now until 8:00 PM)

Ohio University Baker Center, Ohio University, open to the community   (8:00 AM to 10:00 PM)

Rome Township: Rome Township Fire Dept., 8660 Ohio SR144 Stewart, Water only is available (noon until 7:00 PM)

The Plains: Church of the Nazarene, 49 Connett Road (Open 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM)

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