LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — The Lancaster County Office of Aging is extending the hours of its senior center to provide older residents a place to cool down during the hot weather.

The office is encouraging Lancaster County residents to use air-conditioned facilities such as such as libraries, community and senior centers, schools, churches, and malls to reduce risk of heat related illness.

The following Senior Centers will have extended hours on Tuesday, September 5, Wednesday,
September 6, and Thursday, September 7.

Columbia Senior Center – Columbia United
Methodist Church

510 Walnut Street, Columbia
Wednesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Phone: 717-684-4850

Elizabethtown Area Senior Center
70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown
8:30 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Phone: 717-367-7984

Lititz Senior Center – Lititz United Methodist

201 East Market Street, Lititz
Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Phone: 717-626-2800

Lancaster Neighborhood Senior Center
33 E Farnum St, Lancaster
Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
Phone: 717-299-3943

Lancaster Rec Senior Center
525 Fairview Ave, Lancaster
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Phone: 717-399-7671

Next Gen Senior Center
184 South Lime Street, Quarryville
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Phone: 717-786-4770

SACA Senior Center
545 Pershing Avenue, Lancaster
Wednesday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Phone: 717-295-7989

For more information, reach out to the Lancaster County Office of Aging at 717-299-7979 or by email at