Cooling shelters available in Lemont

LEMONT – Cooling shelters are open at the Lemont Township Building and Lemont Park District for residents in need during the intense heat.

The township building, 1115 Warner Ave., is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The park district building, 16028 127th St., is open from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Because of construction, parking for the park district is available at the adjacent Old Quarry Middle School.

The Lemont Police Department also asks members of the community to check on seniors and other special needs people.

For additional accommodations, call the police department at 630-257-2229.