WEST MICHIGAN - Dangerously hot temps are pushing a handful of cities to open cooling centers to keep families safe.
ALBION: opening four centers to help families escape the heat:
1.) The District Library
2.) Forks Senior Center
3.) City Hall
4.) Tractor Supply Company
BATTLE CREEK: has three cooling centers will offer safety:
1.) Willard Beach will continue free admission on Saturday.
2.) Kellogg Arena will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
3.) Second Missionary Baptist Church will be open 12:30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday.
KALAMAZOO: opening a cooling center located in the Douglas Community Center located at 1000 W. Patterson to help keep the public cool.
SOUTH HAVEN: opening their doors at the Bronson Wellness Center to keep families safe during this heat wave.
GRAND RAPIDS: Mel Trotter is acting as a 24-hour cooling center with cold water at every entrance.
JENISON: Rosewood Church on 28th will be open at 10 a.m. with free coffee and air conditioning.
BELDING: Grattan Fire station will be open as a cooling station with water and showers also available.
HOLLAND: has a handful of stations to cool off at during these soaring temperatures.
1.) Holland Rescue Mission (166 S. River Ave & 356 Fairbanks) Thursday - Sunday, 8 am - 7 pm
2.) Herrick District Library (300 S. River Ave.) Thursday - Saturday, 9 am - 6 pm, Sunday, 1 pm - 6 pm
3.) Holland Civic Center Place (150 W. 8th St.) Thursday - Saturday, 8 am - 5 pm
4.) You can also cool off at Bouws Pool (365 Fairbanks Ave) Wednesday - Sunday, Noon - 8 pm
IONIA: Krafty Kitchen Creations will also be opening their doors from noon until 6 pm, offering relief in the form of bottled water and air conditioning.