Cooling Site Will Be Open At The Bangs Community Center Through Friday, Aug. 13



The Town of Amherst will open a cooling center at the Bangs Community Center on Wednesday, August 11th, due to an anticipated heat wave. The cooling center will be open on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of this week from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM. 

Cooling Center Location: Bangs Community Center at 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, MA 01002

Days and Hours: Wednesday, August 11th through Friday, August 13th daily from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Questions? Contact us at (413) 259-3002 or email 

Heat Safety Tips: 

ā€¢ Never leave children or pets alone in a closed vehicle 

ā€¢ Recognize & respond to heat-related illnesses, call 9-1-1 to report emergencies 

ā€¢ Stay hydrated 

ā€¢ Check on neighbors, older adults & those at risk 

More Heat Safety Tips can be found here: 

Visit one of our pools or spray pad. More information and hours at 

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