Heat Relief Options: Libraries and RECenters

Posted: 1:33 p.m.; Updated 2:55 p.m.

The following RECenters will be open for those without power and others seeking relief from the heat:

  • Lee District RECenter, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia, Virginia, 703-922-9841, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Mount Vernon RECenter, 2017 Belle View Blvd., Alexandria, Virginia, 703-768-3224, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Oak Marr RECenter, 3200 Jermantown Road, Oakton, Va., 703-281-6501, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • South Run RECenter, 7550 Reservation Drive, Springfield, Virginia, 703-866-0566, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Cub Run RECenter, 4630 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly, VA 20151, 703-817-9407, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

These open RECenters are offering free space to cool down, relax and recharge mobile devices. Those wishing to shower may do so for $2 per person. General admission rates apply for other RECenter activities, such as swimming.

The following library branches are open today, Sunday, July 1:

  • Burke Centre  12-6 p.m., 5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke, VA , 703-249-1520
  • Centreville  1-5 p.m., 14200 St. Germain Dr., Centreville, VA, 703-830-2223
  • Chantilly  1-5 p.m., 4000 Stringfellow Rd., Chantilly, VA, 703-502-3883
  • City of Fairfax  1-5 p.m., 10360 North Street, Fairfax, VA, 703-293-6227
  • Pohick  1-5 p.m., 6450 Sydenstricker Rd., Burke, VA, 703-644-7333
  • Sherwood  1-5 p.m., 2501 Sherwood Hall Ln., Alexandria, VA, 703-765-3645 
  • Tysons-Pimmit  1-5 p.m., 7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA, 703-790-8088

All other library branches, including George Mason and Reston, are closed.

Unfortunately, phone service is still not available at some branches – even the ones that are open.

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