Beat the Heat!

Let’s beat the heat! Here are a few resources to keep you safe and healthy as temperatures rise this week in Indiana:

 

South Bend:

Martin Luther King Center on Linden Ave is a cooling center:
Mon – Thurs, 9am – 6pm
Friday, 9am – 5:30pm

There are also day camps for kids at the Kroc Center and YMCA.

Charles Black Community Center (3419 W. Washington St., South Bend, IN 46619)

Monday through Thursday – 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Howard Park Event Center (604 E. Jefferson Boulevard, South Bend, IN 46617)

Monday through Friday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday – 1 to 8 p.m.

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center (1522 W. Linden Avenue, South Bend, IN 46628)

Monday through Friday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

O’Brien Fitness Center (321 E. Walter St., South Bend, IN 46614)

Monday through Friday – 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday – 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Pinhook Community Center (2801 Riverside Drive, South Bend, IN 46616)

Hours are typically by appointment but someone is normally in the building around 8 a.m.

Kokomo: 

The Kokomo Rescue Mission dining room is the cooling station for the community.
321 W. Mulberry St. Kokomo, IN 46901.
Monday, 12-6pm
Tuesday – Friday, 9am – 6pm

Kokomo Beach – public pool
802 W. Park Ave Kokomo IN 46901

Marion: 

Cooling Center:
The Grant County Rescue Mission
423 S Gallatin St Marion, IN 46953
(765) 662-0988
Open 8 AM – 9PM

Seymour: 

The Shield’s Park Pool, open 12-5 daily

Housing shelter:
Anchor House
250 S. Vine St., Seymour, IN
(812) 522-9308
anchorhouseshelter.org

Jackson/Washington State forest in Brownstown has plenty of shade and water fountains (drinking) and does not have an admission fee.
www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/state-forest-properties/jackson-washington-state-forest/

Muscatatuck County Park in North Vernon: playground and free splash pad

Historic Downtown North Vernon: free splash pad

Doner Aquatic Center in Columbus: free swim Monday-Sunday from 5p-6p

 

Peru: 

Community Resource Center
13 E. Main Street
(765) 472-1923
Monday – Thursday, 9am – 3pm
Friday 9am – 12pm

Miami County Courthouse
25 N. Broadway
(765) 472-3901
Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm
Use north and south entrances

Miami County Health Department
26-28 E. Third St
(765)0473-0283
Monday – Friday, 8am – 12pm, 2pm – 4pm

Miami County YMCA
751 N. Second Street
(765) 472-1979
Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm
Saturday 8am – 4pm
Showers available by appointment

Peru City Hall
35 S. Broadway
(765) 472-2400
M, T, Th, F 8am – 4pm
Weds 8am – 12pm

Peru Public Library
102 E. Main St
(765) 473-3069
Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm

Peru Schools Administration Building
35 W. Third St.
(765) 473-3081
Monday – Thursday 9am – 4-pm
Friday 9am – 12pm

For basic needs or more information, please visit miamicochamber.com

Monroe County: 

Bloomington Fire Station 1
226 South College Avenue, Bloomington
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11am – 7pm

Bloomington Fire Station 2
209 South Fairfield Drive, Bloomington
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11am – 7pm

Monroe Fire Protection District – Perry
3953 South Kennedy Drive, Bloomington
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11am – 7pm

Monroe Fire Protection District – Clear Creek
9094 South Strain Ridge Road, Bloomington
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11am – 7pm

Monroe Fire Protection District – Indiana Creek
8019 South Rockport Road, Bloomington
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11am – 7pm

Monroe Fire Protection District
5081 N. Old State Road 37, Bloomington
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11am – 7pm

Monroe Fire Protection District – Van Buren
2130 Kirby Road, Bloomington
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11am – 7pm

Ellettsville Fire Department Headquarters
4080 West State Road 46, Bloomington
Tuesday – Wednesday, 11am – 7pm