For anyone looking to escape the heat on extremely hot days, three Cooling Centers are available throughout the City of Artesia. Locations and hours are below.
- The Community Center at Artesia Park -- 1-8 PM
- AJ Padelford Park -- 1-6 PM
- Artesia Public Library -- 12-8 PM
Artesia Park and AJ Padelford Park have air-conditioned rooms with chairs and tables for anyone looking to escape the heat. In addition, the Artesia Public Library is a great place to quietly read a book (Closed on Sundays and Mondays).