Community Center

The City of Arvin values its citizens and has established a Community Center to ensure that residents enjoy a variety of programs.

Boys & Girls Club Nutrition Program

The Boys and Girls Club conducts a Nutrition Program which provides meals and assists with after school educational needs. The program is held on weekdays from 2 to 4 pm. Children ages 5 to 18 years old are welcome to attend. Please view the supplementary flyer to learn more information (PDF).

Cooling Center Program

Arvin's Community Center also hosts the Cooling Center Program. For the health, safety, and comfort of our residents Cooling Centers open when temperatures are forecast by the National Weather Service (NWS) to exceed certain highs. The program is open during the Summer between June 01 to September 22. Residents using the Cooling Centers are encouraged to bring their favorite reading material, games, etc. to better enjoy the Centers. The Center is located at the following address:
Arvin Community Center (Former Senior Center)
800 Walnut Drive
Arvin, CA 93203
Phone Number: 661-854-3134

1 to 8 pm
Opens when the temperature reaches 105 degrees or higher

Eligible Patrons

Cooling Centers are for everyone, especially those at risk of getting a heat-related illness:

  • Infants and young children
  • People with a disability
  • People with a medical condition
  • Senior citizens

Open Times

Cooling Centers open in the San Joaquin and Kern River Valleys when the temperatures are forecast to be 105 degrees or higher, in the desert areas when temperatures are forecast to be 108 degrees or higher, and in Frazier Park/Mountain Area when temperatures are forecast to be 93 degrees or higher. The Cooling Centers Daily Report will be issued by 11 am on the day before the Centers open. Weekend Cooling Center openings will be released by 11 am on Friday. If you need assistance getting to a cooling center, call 2-1-1.


City of Arvin
200 Campus Drive
Arvin, CA 93203
Phone: 661-854-3134

Kern County Cooling Center Locations