Cooling Centers

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What is a cooling center?

A cooling center is a place where you and your family can go to cool off during hot summer days. Cooling centers are open to everyone.

Where can I find one?

Solano County Public Libraries are available as cooling centers during normal operating hours.  These locations do not allow pets. For locations and hours, please visit

Your city may open additional cooling centers during high heat events. Contact your local city offices for information on what may be available in your community. 
City of Benicia City of Dixon
City of Fairfield City of Rio Vista
City of Suisun City of Vacaville
City of Vallejo

Here are some other ways to stay cool:

  • Visit a local shopping center, store, or other public space
  • Go for a swim at your community pool
  • Catch a movie at a local theater
  • Take a cool shower
  • Visit a friend or family member with air conditioning
  • Take a day trip to cooler climates

Click here for summer safety tips.

Centros de Refrescamiento

Dónde ir:

  • Bibliotecas del condado de Solano. Para los horarios y ubicaciones, visite 
  • McBride Senior Center, 91 Town Square., Vacaville de viernes, 07/9 a domingo, 07/11 de mediodía a 20h
  • Centros comerciales, tiendas u otros espacios públicos locales
  • Ve a nadar en la piscina de tu comunidad
  • Ver una película en un cine local
  • Visitar a un amigo o familiar con aire acondicionado
  • Hacer un viaje de un día a climas más fríos