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Inclement Weather Resources

Cooling and Air Quality Relief Center Open Wednesday, August 11 through Saturday August 14

The center will open on days the weather is forecast over 85 degrees or air quality levels are designated as "unhealthy for sensitive groups." Guests will be required to wear masks and follow designated COVID-19 safety protocols.


During inclement weather the Lighthouse Activity Center is available 8:30 AM to 5 PM on weekdays and 1 PM to 6 PM on weekends to people needing relief from severe summer weather and reduced air quality events. 


Lighthouse Activity Center
5016 A Street
Tacoma, WA 98408

(253) 426-1282


Those seeking relief from the heat can also visit Tacoma Public Library locations during normal operating hours. Find additional cooling centers in Pierce County.


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