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Mamma Mia! It's Hot! Where to Crash the Heat Wave

Elder Lane Beach is closed due to the fuel oil spill this week. What's open in town?

With , residents may be looking for another place to cool off. Here's what we know:

  • Tower Road Beach is open every day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Maple Street Beach is open every day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • The Centennial Dog Beach has reopened since the Tuesday fuel oil spill.
  • Keep up with beach openings and closings: Beach Conditions Text Alert Sign Up.

Earlier: Read about the 1995 heat wave that led to hundreds of Chicagoland deaths.

Cooling Centers

If you need a place to get cool, the is among the designated cooling centers in suburban Cook County. Located at 161 Northfield Rd in Northfield, the center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Other cooling centers in the area include the , at 3801 Lake Ave in Glenview and the at 1785 Orchard Ln in Northfield.

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