Detroit Public Schools is opening cooling centers in 13 schools to assist families and the general public during the heat wave hitting the Midwest.
The cooling stations will be located in the gymnasium, auditorium, and/or cafeteria, when they are not in use. The stations will be open Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The district will provide bottled water and fruit, and security will be on hand.
The cooling station schools, whose locations were selected to complement City of Detroit and public library cooling locations, are:
Detroit School of Arts, 123 Selden
Douglass Academy for Young Men (auditorium only), 2001 W. Warren
Renaissance, 6565 W. Outer Drive
Southeastern, 3030 Fairview Street
Beckham, 9860 Park Drive
Bennett, 2111 Mullane Street
Brenda Scott, 18400 Hoover
Ronald Brown Academy, 11530 E. Outer Drive
Roberto Clemente, 1551 Beard
Fisher Upper, 15491 Maddelein Street
Law, 19411 Cliff Avenue
Schulze, 10700 Santa Maria Street
Charles Wright, 19299 Berg Road