Warming and Cooling Centers

    Warming & Cooling Centers and Official Shelter Locations

    Warming and Cooling Centers are available to the general public during the building’s normal business hours. The public is allowed access to public areas, such as lobbies, restrooms, drinking fountains, etc. Official Shelters provide sleeping accommodations and may or may not include meals.

    City of Columbia Cooling Centers, Outdoor Pools and Spraygrounds 

    Below is a map of the Summer 2017 locations for Cooling Centers in the City of Columbia, as well as locations for the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation’s Outdoor Pools and Spraygrounds.

    2016-2017 Locations of Official Warming and Cooling Centers

    Location Street Address Phone Number
    ARC (Activity and Recreation Center) 
    Normal Business Hours:
    Monday – Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Saturday: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    Sunday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
    Open July 4th from 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Watch for notices of hours adjustments during holiday weeks at https://www.como.gov/ParksandRec/ARC/
    1707 W Ash Street 573.874.7700

    Armory Sports and Community Center
    Normal Business Hours:
    Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

    701 E Ash Street 573.874.7466
    Boone County Government Center
    Normal Business Hours:
    Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    801 E Walnut 573.886.4305

    Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health & Human Services
    Normal Business Hours:
    Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    1005 W Worley Street 573.874.7488

    Columbia Mall
    Normal Business Hours:
    Monday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Sunday: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

    2300 Bernadette Drive 573.445.8458

    Columbia Public Library
    Normal Business Hours:
    Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
    Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Sunday: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    100 W Broadway 573.443.3161
    Salvation Army
    Call for hours.
    1108 W Ash Street 573.442.3229

    Salvation Army Harbor House
    Call for hours. 

    602 N Ann 573.442.1984

    St. Francis House
    Call for hours.

    901 Rangeline 573.875.4913

    Official Shelters

    Location Street Address Phone Number
    New Life Evangelistic Center (for men) 901 Wilkes Blvd. 573.875.0603
    Rainbow House (for children/youth) 1611 Towne Dr. 573.474.3558
    Salvation Army Harbor House 602 N Ann 573.442.1984
    St. Francis House (for men) 901 Rangeline 573.875.4913
    True North (for domestic violence) Please Call 573.875.1369
    Welcome Home (for veterans) 1206 Rangeline 573.443.8001

    Room at the Inn (WINTER ONLY)
    Hours: 7 p.m.-7 a.m., overnights only

    Locations Vary