Wow! It is hot, hot, hot.

With the weather this heat wave we need to seek shade and cool down often.

Here's a list of places to keep cool in Rockford.

Courtesy of WREX here is a list of several places in Winnebago and Boone County to cool down at:

The Carpenter's Place, 1149 Railroad Ave., Rockford

Rockford Rescue Mission Men's Crisis Center, 715 W. State St, Rockford

Rockford Rescue Mission Women's Crisis Center, 809 Cedar St., Rockford

Public Safety Building Lobby, 420 W. State St., Rockford

Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1703 S. Central Ave., Rockford

Village of Machesney Park building, 300 Roosevelt Rd., Machesney Park

Pecatonica Village Hall, 405 Main St., Pecatonica

Boone County Site

Salvation Army, 422 S. Main St., Belvidere

To see the days and time these facilities are open, click here.

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