To help beat the heat, cooling centers are opening up across the region.
In Prince George's County, centers will open in Camp Springs and New Carrolton.
In Charles County, cooling spots will be in Waldorf, Nanjemoy and La Plata.
In Virginia, Fairfax County residents are urged to cool off at libraries, community centers and the government center.
MARYLAND Cooling Centers:
Prince George’s County
New Carrollton Nutrition Center
6016 Princess Garden Parkway
Lanham, MD 20706
Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Camp Springs Senior Center
6420 Allentown Road
Camp Springs, MD 20748
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
(Open 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.)
3033 Waldorf Market Place, Waldorf
Richard R. Clark Senior Center
(Open Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
1210 Charles Street, La Plata
Nanjemoy Community Center
(Open Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
4375 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy
Charles County Public Libraries
(All branches open: Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m and Friday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
La Plata Branch, 2 Garrett Avenue, La Plata
P.D. Brown Memorial Branch, 50 Village Street, Waldorf
Potomac Branch, 3225 Ruth B. Swan Drive, Indian Head
Waldorf West Library, 10405 O'Donnell Place, Waldorf (Closed Monday, July 15)
Outdoor Pools (Open 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.)
La Plata High School, McDonough High School, and Thomas Stone High School
Indoor Pools (Open 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.)
North Point High School and Lackey High School
Fees for indoor and outdoor pools are $5 for ages 13 and older; $4 for youth ages 2-12 and seniors; free for children under age 2.
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