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Kirkland News Room

Public buildings in Kirkland available to "Beat the Heat" UPDATED!!!

Contact: Kathy Cummings
City Manager’s Office
kcummings@kirklandwa.gov
425-587-3021

UPDATE!!!!  The City has extended the hours of the North Kirkland Community Center on Saturday, August 20, to accommodate people seeking respite from the heat. The new hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The City was unable to extend the hours of the Peter Kirk Community Center due to a previously scheduled private event.


Kirkland, WA – 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 warning today through Saturday with record highs in many locations. The highest heat is expected Friday and Saturday. Residents are encouraged to visit air conditioned places such as those listed below, a mall or movie theater. Residents are also asked 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.

Public buildings in Kirkland include the following.
Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue
• Monday – Friday
• 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Phone: 425-587-3360

North Kirkland Community Center, 12421 103rd Avenue NE
• Monday – Thursdays 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Phone: 425-587-3350

Peter Kirk Pool, 348 Kirkland Avenue
• Public swim times available.
• Phone: 425-587-3335
• Web: www.kirklandwa.gov/aquatics

Kirkland Public Library, 308 Kirkland Avenue
• Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
• Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.
• Phone: 425-822-2459

Kingsgate Library, 12315 NE 143rd Street
• Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
• Friday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.
• Phone: 425-821-7686

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