Cooling Centers

Cool Off at a City of Dublin Facility 

When temperatures start to rise, residents can always find relief from the heat by relaxing in any of its air-conditioned community facilities that are open and available to the public for use throughout the day.  Hours vary at each location and may be extended during heat waves where temperatures of over 95 degrees are expected for multiple days.

Dublin Senior Center (7600 Amador Valley Boulevard)

The Dublin Senior Center features a lounge area with a television, reference computers, books, lending library, and puzzle table.  The Senior Center is open weekly, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., and Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. - noon.  Residents may drop in, as there is no admission fee.  Please call 925-556-4511 or visit online at

Dublin Public Library (200 Civic Plaza)

Dublin Public Library is open Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  For more information, please call 925-803-7252 or visit

Shannon Community Center (11600 Shannon Avenue)

Shannon Community Center is open 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with extended hours until 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays. On Saturdays, the facility is open from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  Residents are welcome in the air-conditioned lobby, and are encouraged to bring their own reading materials or board games.  For more information, please call 925-556-4500.

The Wave (4201 Central Parkway)

The Wave is open 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and is a wonderful place to cool off during the summer months.  The Wave features two pools – an outdoor sports pool and an indoor pool; the beach-themed Splash Zone, an amazing water play area for the youngsters, featuring two small slides, a drop bucket, spray nozzles, and wading area; and a waterslide tower featuring six waterslides. The Wave also features lap swimming and fitness classes.  The Wave waterpark will be open daily through August 11, and then weekends, August 17 - September 2.  Please visit for more information. 

Park Water Features

Let your little ones cool off at our park water features, which run throughout the day, Memorial Day through Labor Day, at Shannon Community Park (11600 Shannon Avenue) and Emerald Glen Park (Central Parkway at Tassajara Road).