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COOLING CENTERS AND HEAT ILLNESS

Even short periods of high temperatures can cause serious health problems. Know the symptoms of heat disorders and overexposure to the sun and be ready to give first aid treatment. Call 911 if you or someone near you is having a health emergency.

Below are some tips about high temperatures. For additional resources, visit cchealth.org/heat or https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/10174/Heat-Safety-Tips-Places-to-Cool

OPEN FACILITIES

The City of San Ramon offers facilities that are open to the public and can be used to cool down during extreme heat. 

Below is the Cooling Center schedule for City of San Ramon Parks and Community Services Facilities through the week of 7/12/24.

COMMUNITY CENTERS

The Alcosta Senior & Community Center (9300 Alcosta Blvd) is open

7/9       8:30am – 5:00pm

7/10     8:30am – 8:00pm

7/11     8:30am – 5:00pm

7/12     8:30am – 5:00pm

The San Ramon Community Center (12501 Alcosta Blvd) is open:

7/9       8:30am – 6:00pm

7/10     8:30am – 6:00pm

7/11     8:30am – 6:00pm

7/12     8:30am – 6:00pm

The Dougherty Station Community Arts Center (17011 Bollinger Canyon Road) is open

7/9       8:30am – 8:00pm

7/10     8:30am – 8:00pm

7/11     8:30am – 9:00pm

7/12     8:30am – 5:00pm

 

AQUATIC CENTERS

LAP SWIM

The San Ramon Olympic Pool (9900 Broadmoor Drive) and the Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center (10550 Albion Drive) offer lap swim at specific hours each day—click here for the latest schedule and fees.

RECREATION SWIM

The San Ramon Olympic Pool (9900 Broadmoor Drive) and the Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center (10550 Albion Drive) offer excellent opportunities to jump in the pool and beat the heat on a warm day. A $8.00 admission fee is charged for all Rec Swim Sessions. Click here for the latest schedule.

San Ramon Olympic Pool

Open Monday – Friday 8:30am-5:00pm (until August 9)

               Recreation Swim (until August 11)

12:30pm – 3:30pm and 7:00pm – 8:30pm (Monday – Friday)

12:30pm - 4:30pm (Saturday / Sunday)

Dougherty Valley Aquatic Center

Recreation Swim (until August 11)

                               12:00pm – 2:00pm (Tuesday & Thursday)

                               7:00pm – 8:30pm (Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Friday)

                               12:00pm - 3:00pm (Sunday)

  

COOLING CENTER EXTENDED HOURS

In the case of extreme heat, Cooling Centers may extend hours in order to provide cooling relief to the public. General guidelines for extended hours may include:

  1. National Weather Service heat advisory of three or more consecutive days
  2. Temperatures of 100°F or greater for three or more consecutive days
  3. Abnormal increase in medical emergencies due to the heat
  4. Brown Outs or full electrical outages
  5. At the discretion of City Management for the health and safety of San Ramon residents

 

COOL DOWN IN SAN RAMON

PARTICIPATORY FOUNTAINS (Splash Pads)

San Ramon Central Park (12501 Alcosta Blvd.)

Rancho San Ramon Park (1998 Rancho Park Loop)

For updated schedules click here.