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Cooling Centers

A Cooling Station is an air-conditioned facility where Atlanta residents can go to find relief from the heat. The City of Atlanta operates three Cooling Centers during the summer months. The Cooling Centers operate daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For a list of Cooling Centers please click below. Cooling Center List  

Camp Best Friends 2015

The City of Atlanta’s Office of Recreation hosts the annual Camp Best Friends program for over 2500 youth and teens. Camp Best Friends has been serving families throughout metro Atlanta for 30 years. There are usually 7 specialty camps, 2 Freedom Schools, 10 traditional day camps, and 5 teen camps.The summer season starts in June and ends near the end of July. Camp hours are usually Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily. Teen camps vary. For more information, please visit the Camp Best Friends Website. Camp Best Friends Website Camp Best Friends Informational Video 2015 Camp Best Friends Brochure