Mississauga and Toronto are helping you stay cool today!…

Due to the extreme heat, the City of Mississauga has now extended the hours at six outdoor pools for the next few days:

 

David Ramsey

Applewood Heights

Erindale

Lewis Bradley

Lions Club of Credit Valley

Streetsville

 

For more information about the Mississauga pools, click here.

 

The City of Toronto has already been doing this at eight outdoor pools: Alex Duff Outdoor Pool

 

Alexandra Park

Giovanni Caboto

Mcgregor Park RC

Monarch Park

Regent Park Outdoor Pool

Smithfield outdoor Pool

Sunnyside – Gus Ryder Outdoor Pool

Cummer Park Indoor Pool

 

For more information about about the Toronto pools, click here.

 

Some of the pools in Vaughan will also be opened on extended hour time:

 

Al Palladini Pool

Garnet A. Williams Pool

Chancellor Pool

Maple Pool

Dufferin Clark Pool

Vellore Village Pool

Father Ermanno Bulfon Pool

North Thornhill Community Centre Pool

Woodbridge Pool & Memorial Arena

Thornhill Pool

 

Vaughan splash pads with extended hours:

 

MAPLE: Airport Park, Crieff Parkette, Maple Lions Park, Melville Park, Mackenzie

Glen District Park

 

CONCORD/THORNHILL: Concord Thornhill Regional Park, North Thornhill Community Centre,

Wade Gate Park

 

WOODBRIDGE: Blue Coin Park, Chancellor Park, Mapes Park, McClure Meadows Park, Father Ermanno Bulfon Park, Vaughan Mills Park, Woodbridge Expansion Area District Park, Matthew Park

 

For more information about about Vaughan pools and splash pads, click here.

And, there are LOTS of cooling centres around the GTA! Use them!

 

During an extreme heat alert, Toronto’s seven cooling centres will be open. Below is a list:

 

Metro Hall – 55 John St. (24 hours)

East York Civic Centre – 850 Coxwell Ave. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

North York Civic Centre – 5100 Yonge St. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Driftwood Community Centre – 4401 Jane St. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Etobicoke Olympium – 590 Rathburn Rd. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

McGregor Community Centre – 2231 Lawrence Ave. E. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Centennial Park Community Centre – 1967 Ellesmere Rd. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

 

Links to and lists of GTA cooling centres and pools for other areas are included below.

 

Cooling centres are open in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon.

 

Also, in York region, there are several communities where cooling centres are available.

 

MARKHAM:

 

The following Cooling Centre is open from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (Mon. to Fri) and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(Sat. and Sun.):

Markham Civic Centre, Main Entrance, Great Hall, 101 Town Centre Blvd

 

The following Cooling Centres are open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.:

 

Angus Glen Community Centre, 3990 Major Mackenzie Drive East

Armadale Community Centre, 2401 Denison Street

Milliken Mills Community Centre, 7600 Kennedy Road

Thornhill Community Centre, 7755 Bayview Avenue

Centennial Community Centre, 8600 McCowan Road

 

The following Public Swimming Pools have extended their hours of operation to accommodate recreational swimming during the Extreme Heat Alert:

 

Angus Glen Community Centre Pool, 3990 Major Mackenzie Drive East

Recreational Swimming from 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

 

Milliken Mills Community Centre, 7600 Kennedy Road

Recreational Swimming from 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

 

Thornlea Pool, 8075 Bayview Ave

Recreational Swimming from 10:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

 

Centennial Community Centre, 8600 McCowan Road

Recreational Swimming from 10:30 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

 

The following Outdoor Pools will be open from 2 to 5:30 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m.:

Morgan Park Pool 11 Parkway Avenue

Rouge River Community Centre 120 Rouge Bank Drive.

 

The following Water Play Areas will be open from 9 a.m. to dusk:

Ashton Meadows Park, Unionville – Woodbine and Calvert Road

Bayview Lane Park – Baymark Rd., north of Romfield Circuit

Beaupre Park, Milliken Mills – Denison, north of Coxworth Avenue

Benjamin Marr Park, Cornell – East of Ninth Line, south of Pascoe Drive

Berczy Community Park – Bur Oak and Bridle Walk

James Edward Park, Milliken Mills – Elson Street, east of McCowan Road

Milliken Mills Park – 14th Avenue, east of Birchmount

Millennium Park – Town Centre Blvd. and Cox Blvd.

Simonston Park Thornhill – Simonston Blvd and Don Mills Road

South Unionville Greenway – Castan Ave and Oakcrest Ave.

Swan lake Park – Swan Park Rd. and Williamson Rd.

Tomlinson Park, Boxgrove – Boxwood Cres., west of 9th Line, south of 14th Ave.

Villages of Fairtree Community Park – Elson St. and Eastvale Dr.

Wismer Community Park – Castlemore Ave and Mingay Ave.

 

HALTON REGION:

 

Mold-Masters SportsPlex – 221 Guelph Street, Georgetown, 905-877-8488

Acton Arena & Community Centre – 415 Queen Street, Acton, 519-853-0020

Halton Hills Cultural Centre & Library (Georgetown Branch) – 224 Maple

Avenue, Georgetown, 905-873-2681

Halton Hills Public Library (Acton Branch) – 17 River Street, Acton, 519-853-

0301

Halton Hills Civic Centre – 1 Halton Hills Drive, Georgetown, 905-873-2601

Gellert Community Centre – 10241 8th Line, Georgetown, 905-877-4244

Aquatic Facilities – Daily Recreational Swimming

Acton Indoor Pool* (519) 853-3140

Gellert Community Centre* (905) 877-4244

*Admission fees apply.

 

For recreational swimming schedules please call the pool of your choice:

Splash Pads – Open daily 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Gellert Park (10241 Eighth Line)

Dominion Gardens (135 Maple Avenue)

Superior Glove (Prospect Park 30 Park Avenue)