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Posted on: July 5, 2023

Mayor Brown Announces List of Cooling Centers Where Residents Can Escape the Heat

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With temperatures approaching 90 degrees tomorrow, the following City of Buffalo cooling sites will be open as cooling centers on Thursday, July 6, 2023. 
  • Asarese-Matters Community Center, 50 Rees St., 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • Autumnwood Senior Center, 1800 Clinton St., 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Delavan Grider Community Center, 877 E. Delavan, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
  • Hennepin Community Center, 24 Ludington, 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
  • JFK Community Center, 114 Hickory St., 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • Lincoln Fieldhouse, 10 Quincy St., 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • Northwest Buffalo Community Center, 155 Lawn St., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Peter Machnica Community Center, 1799 Clinton St., 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
  • Richmond-Summer Senior Center, 337 Summer St., 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
  • Tosh Collins Senior Center, 35 Cazenovia St., 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  
    Additionally, City officials want to remind residents that Centennial Pool, Kensington Pool, and Riverside Pool are now open, as well as the City’s two indoor pools, along with the City’s 10 splash pads.  More information (and pool hours) can be found on the City of Buffalo website at 

Here’s the list of City of Buffalo Splash Pads that are open.

  • Ralph Wilson Park - foot of Porter Ave.
  • Allison Park - Reese St., adjacent to Asarese-Matters Community Center  
  • Masten Park - Best St., adjacent to Johnnie B. Wiley Sports Pavilion  
  • MLK Jr. Park Basin - Best St. and Fillmore Ave.
  • Lanigan Park - South Park Ave., west of Louisiana St.
  • Lincoln Park - foot of Quincy St.
  • Cazenovia Park - behind the park casino
  • Houghton Park - foot of Spahn St.
  • Schiller Park - Sprenger St. side of park
  • Roosevelt Park - foot of Roosevelt Ave  

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