Cooling Centres in Collingwood

With the high temperatures forecast for the next few days, the following sites in Collingwood are available to the public as cooling centres during regular hours of operation.

Interactive Map of Cooling Centres & Water Refill Stations

8 photos of water bottle refill stations across Collingwood

Collingwood Public Library
55 Ste. Marie Street
Monday to Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Water fountains available

Centennial Aquatic Centre
451 Third Street
Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday 7:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Water fountains available

Central Park Arena
85 Paterson Street
Monday to Thursday 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 6:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Water fountains available

Museum / Station 
45 St. Paul Street
Monday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Transit Terminal
Second & Pine Street
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Small cooling centre and water bottle refilling station.

Water Reservoir
11437 Highway 26 West 
Available 24/7
The public can refill larger water containers from this location.

During Heat Waves:

  • Drink fluids, especially water, before feeling thirsty.
  • Slow down! Your body can’t function as well in high temperatures.
  • Cool down in a cool store, public library, or community pool.
  • Shade heads and faces with a loose-fitting ventilated hat or umbrella when outdoors.
  • Dress appropriately in light-weight, light-coloured, and loose-fitting clothing.
  • Avoid getting sunburned. It decreases the body’s ability to cool.
  • Never leave infants, children or pets inside a parked vehicle.
  • Remember to check on elderly family members, neighbours and friends to make sure they are comfortable and safe.

Click here for more information on heat waves and how to stay safe.

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