Cooling centers and extended hours announced for Franklin County senior centers

UPDATE (06/18): In response to the forecast for high temperatures and heat index this week, the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging will open its Chambersburg, Greencastle and Tuscarora senior activity centers for extended hours (8 a.m. to 7 p.m.) each day through Friday as cooling stations for local residents ages 60 and older. Older Franklin County residents are also welcome to escape the heat at the county’s five other senior activity centers, which will be operating under normal hours of operation.


17 June 2024- In response to the forecast for high temperatures this week, Franklin County’s Chambersburg, Greencastle and Tuscarora senior activity centers will be open for extended hours (8 a.m. to 7 p.m.) on Tuesday, June 18 as cooling stations. Older Franklin County residents are also welcome to escape the heat at the county’s five other senior activity centers, which will be operating under normal hours of operation. 

Staff will continue to closely monitor the weather this week and will make decisions regarding additional extended hours as soon as possible.

Chambersburg Senior Activity Center

  • 600 Norland Avenue, Suite 11, Chambersburg, PA 17201
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm normally

Tuscarora Senior Activity Center

  • 11300 Fort Loudon Road, Mercersburg, PA 17326
  • Hours: Monday- Friday, 8am to 4pm normally

Greencastle Senior Activity Center

  • 10615 Antrim Church Road, Greencastle, PA 17225
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am to 4pm normally

If you have any questions, please contact the Franklin County Area Agency on Aging at (717) 263-2153.