Lexington Opens Cooling Centers

Jul 12, 2011

With heat indices expected to be in the triple digits again today, the city of Lexington is opening two cooling centers across town to help folks beat the heat. The Dunbar Community Center on Upper Street will be open until 8 p.m. The Lexington Senior Center on the corner of Alumni and Nicholasville Road will stay open until 6 p.m. Lextran is offering free rides for senior citizens to and from the cooling centers. For more information on the free rides, call Lextran at (859) 253-4636. 

Lexington's pools and aquatic centers will offer reduced admission prices today as well. The admission fee for children 15 years of age and under will be $1.00. The admission fee for teen-agers and adults 16 years of age and older will be $2.00. Pools and aquatic centers will operate on their normal schedules.