Cooling Spaces/Extreme Heat

Staying Healthy and Safe During Extreme Heat

Environment Canada issues heat alerts when:

  • The humidex is 40°C or higher for two consecutive days
  • Daily temperatures are expected to reach 31°C or higher and overnight temperatures are at least 20°C or higher, for two consecutive days

Public Health lists at-risk populations and ways to protect yourself during a heat warning. 

Cooling Spaces in Grimsby

Anyone seeking relief from the extreme heat is welcome at the following Town facilities and outdoor spaces during heat alerts:

Beach 

See Beach Water Testing results in Niagara

Splash Pad

Peach King Centre (162 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby)

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Peach King Centre
162 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby
  • Monday to Friday 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grimsby Museum
6 Murray Street, Grimsby
  • Tuesday to Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Grimsby Public Library
18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby
  • Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
  • Sunday - Closed
Grimsby Lions Community Pool 
1 Elm Street, Grimsby

Please visit our Swimming webpage to learn more about our pool programs and hours. The pool offers FREE public swims when a High Heat Alert has been activated.

Social Supports in Grimsby & Niagara

Grimsby Benevolent Fund
40 Elm Street, Grimsby
Phone: (905) 309-5664

Emergency Contacts

Police & Ambulance
9-1-1 (Emergency Only)
Women & Youth Shelters 
Call 2-1-1 or visit 211.ca
Social Service Programs, Hostels/Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance

Call Niagara Region toll-free 1-800-263-7215 or visit:

 

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