Cooling Centres open during current Heat Warning

The District of Squamish is once again advising that cooling centres are available to support Squamish residents. Cooling centres will be available as follows (during regular operating hours) during the current Environment Canada heat warning, which indicates daytime high temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday this week will range between 29 to 35 degrees Celsius.

Brennan Park Recreation Centre (Lobby) 

 The 55 Activity Centre

Squamish Public Library is also an air-conditioned space open to the public during the following hours:

Squamish Transit continues to be offered to all residents as a free service and residents without access to a vehicle can use transit to access the cooling centres.

  

Heat-related illness  

Extreme hot weather can pose a serious and immediate public health risk. Please practice the following to reduce your risk of heat-related illness:  

For more information and heat related resources, visit the Vancouver Coastal Health website

View the Environment Canada forecast and weather warning at: https://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-50_metric_e.html.

August 16, 2022

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