Due to hot and humid conditions, the Village of Niles is opening the Niles Family Fitness Center as a cooling center on Tuesday, August 24, and Wednesday, August 25, 2021. Members of the public needing relief from the heat are welcome to utilize the building during business hours.
Availability of the cooling center on Tuesday and Wednesday is as follows:
- Niles Family Fitness Center: 5:30am-9:00pm
Individuals needing assistance after business hours can call the Police non-emergency line at (847) 588-6500, or contact Niles Family Services at (847) 588-8460 and ask to speak with a Crisis Worker for additional support.
The National Weather Service notes elevated excessive heat risk on Tuesday and Wednesday, with a high around 94 degrees on Tuesday, and a high in the low 90s on Wednesday. Heat indices in the 100s are expected both days.
In case of emergency, dial 9-1-1.