Due to the extreme cold this weekend, the city of Akron is extending its hours for those in need.

In a release sent out Thursday, the city stated that is aware that some residents may not have adequate heating throughout the day and " would like to do our part in making sure we provide a warm place to drop in and escape the cold."

The following centers will be open Saturday December 30 through Monday, January 1, 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.:

Mason Park Community Center

700 E Exchange Street

Patterson Park Community Center

800 Patterson Avenue

Summit Lake Community Center

380 W Crosier Street

The centers will return to normal business hours beginning January 2.