Public Buildings in Kirkland Available to “Beat the Heat”

 

Public buildings with air conditioning will be available for Kirkland residents seeking relief from the extremely hot weather taking place over the next few days.  The National Weather Service has announced an excessive heat watch for Thursday, August 16 and Friday, August 17.   Residents are encouraged to visit air conditioned places such as those listed below, a mall or movie theater, to check on relatives and neighbors, particularly those with health issues, and to never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle, even with the windows rolled down.  For current and future weather conditions visit the website at www.weather.gov/seattle.   For heat survival tips, visit Public Health – King County/Seattle at www.kingcounty.gov/health/BeatTheHeat. 

 

Public buildings in Kirkland include:

Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue

  • Monday – Friday
  • 8am – 5 pm
  • Phone: 425-587-3360
  • Note: Center is closed for yearly maintenance August 20 – August 31.

 

North Kirkland Community Center, 12421 103rd Avenue NE

  • Monday – Thursdays 8am – 8pm Friday 8am – 5pm
  • Sat 9am – 12noon
  • Phone: 425-587-3350
  • Note: Center is closed for yearly maintenance August 27 – September 9

 

Peter Kirk Pool, 348 Kirkland Avenue

  • Open Swims scheduled through August 19, 2012:
    • Monday & Wednesday: 12:30 – 2:00 pm, 2:10-3:40 pm and 7:30-8:30 pm
    • Tuesday & Thursday: 12:30 – 2:00 pm, 2:10-3:40 pm., 7:30-8:30 pm
    • Friday:, 12:30-2:00 pm, 2:10-3:40 pm, 3:50-5:20 pm
    • Saturday & Sunday: 12:30-2:00 pm, 2:10-3:40 pm, 3:50-5:20 pm
  • Phone: 425-587-3335
  • Web: www.kirklandwa.gov

 

Kirkland Public Library, 308 Kirkland Avenue

  • Monday-Thursday, 10 am – 9 pm
  • Friday, 10 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday, 1 – 5 pm
  • Phone: 425-822-2459

 

Kingsgate Library, 12315 NE 143rd Street

  • Monday-Thursday, 10 am – 9 pm
  • Friday, 10 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday, 1 – 5 pm
  • Phone: 425-821-7686