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Hillsboro to Offer 4 Cooling Centers on Sunday during Excessive Heat - 08/05/22

The City of Hillsboro is working to help community members during upcoming excessive heat. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Advisory in effect from Sunday, August 7, at 12 pm until Monday, August 8, at 8 pm.

A map of cooling centers, water dispensers, and spraygrounds in Hillsboro can be found at Locations and hours during the Excessive Heat Advisory are listed below. 


Cooling Centers

Cooling centers will be open with air conditioning, seating, activities, and access to water. If you don’t have air conditioning at home, spend as much time as you can where air conditioning is available.

The health and safety of staff and visitors at cooling centers is our highest priority. Face coverings (masks) are available within City of Hillsboro cooling centers.

Exterior of Brookwood Library

 Brookwood Library

Front Exterior Shute Park Library

Shute Park Library

  • Sunday: 10 am to 8 pm (extended hours)
    • Monday: 10 am to 8 pm (regular hours, place to cool)
  • 775 SE 10th Avenue

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Shute Park Aquatic & Recreation Center

  • Sunday: 8 am to 5:30 pm
    • Monday: 5:30 am to 9 pm (regular hours, place to cool)
  • 953 SE Maple Street

Hidden Creek Community Center

Hidden Creek Community Center

Water Dispensers

Hometown Tap Water Dispenser at Shute Park

Clean, safe, and cold drinking water will be available through Hillsboro Water's Hometown Tap Sunday through Tuesday morning.

Please bring your own refillable water bottle, cup, or container.



Six spraygrounds, including the fountains on the Civic Center Plaza, are open to help families cool off. Most spraygrounds are open from 9 or 10 am to 8 pm. See sprayground hours.

Facility NameAddress
53rd Avenue Community Park300 NE 53rd Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Butternut Creek Park7830 SE Deline Street
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Jerry Willey Plaza at Orenco Station Plaza943 NE Orenco Station Loop
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Magnolia Park1810 NE 102nd Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza150 E Main St.
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Walnut Street Park1717 SE Walnut Street
Hillsboro, OR 97123





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