FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 14, 2020
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - For those affected by the excessive heat expected in our area, the City will be designating Key Recreation Center and Tonsler Recreation Center as cooling centers beginning Thursday, July 16 until further notice or the heat subsides. No physical activity will be allowed in the centers and all CDC and Virginia Health Department COVID-19 guidelines will be followed. A facemask and temperature check will be required to enter the facilities.
Key Recreation Center is located at 800 E. Market Street. The hours of operation are Noon-6:00 pm Monday through Saturday; Closed Sunday.
Tonsler Recreation Center is located at 501 Cherry Avenue. The hours of operation are Noon to 6:00 pm Monday through Saturday; Closed Sunday.
Water Fountains will be turned off but bottled water will be provided at all locations as needed.
Parks & Recreation Management Specialist II