Where to stay cool in Columbia

Monday, August 6, 2007 | 1:54 p.m. CDT; updated 4:57 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 17, 2008

The National Weather Service of St. Louis has issued an excessive heat warning. The warning is in effect from 1 p.m. today until 7 p.m. Friday. The Columbia/Boone County Health Department has prepared eight cooling stations that are available for use during the time periods in which a heat advisory has been issued. The stations are open during the regular business hours of the establishments they occupy. Air conditioning and water will be available to everyone. For those who do not have transportation, Columbia Transit bus lines are also available.

Activity and Recreation Center (ARC)
1701 W. Ash Street
5:30 9:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Red bus line

Armory Sports and Community Center
701 E. Ash
8 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Blue bus line

Columbia Public Library
100 W. Broadway
9 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday 9 6 p.m. Friday
Red bus line

Columbia Mall
2300 Bernadette Dr.
10 9 p.m. Monday through Friday
Green and Blue bus lines

Columbia/Boone County Health Department
1005 W. Worley
8 5 p.m. Monday through Friday
Green bus line

Columbia Parks and Recreation Office
601 Business Loop 70
8 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Blue bus line

Oakland Senior Center
1301 Vandiver Dr. Ste. Q
8 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
Orange bus line

Paquin Towers
1201 Paquin Street
Red bus line

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