Published on December 23, 2022

HARTFORD, CONN (December 23, 2022) – Today, the City of Hartford announced that it will be temporarily opening Arroyo Recreation Center to serve as a warming center during the day on Saturday, December 24th, Sunday, December 25th, and Monday, December 26th due to extreme weather conditions this long weekend.

“This storm is bringing extremely cold weather, strong winds, and a lot of rain, so we're keeping Arroyo Recreation Center at Pope Park open during the daytime,” said Mayor Bronin.  “I encourage all of our residents who need a warm place to be during this cold weekend to go over to the Arroyo Center, and I wish all of our residents a safe, happy holiday weekend.”

Snacks and a hot lunch will be served on all three days.  Hartford residents seeking an overnight warming center should visit 110 Washington Street, which will be open 24 hours a day beginning at 6 PM tonight and lasting until the end of cold weather protocol.

Location:  Arroyo Recreation Center at Pope Park, 30 Pope Park Drive    

Dates:  Saturday, December 24th from 8 AM-5 PM, Sunday, December 25th from 8 AM-5 PM, and Monday, December 26th from 8 AM-5 PM

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