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.