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Friday, June 29, 2018

UPDATED-It's The Heat And The Humidity

Collingwood | by Ian MacLennan  

Environment Canada says this will be the most significant heat event in the past few years.

Prepare for what Environment Canada says will be the most significant heat event in the past few years.

Heat warnings are in effect from Simcoe County to the GTA and southwestern Ontario.

Over the Canada Day long weekend,  daytime highs will reach the low to mid 30s with humidex values into the mid 40s.

These steamy conditions could last through next week.

Cooling centres are open in Collingwood during regular business hours, and the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka's Health, Fitness & Aquatic Centre will be open and free to the public as cooling centres for the duration of the heat warning.


Site Address Hours Notes
Collingwood Public Library 55 Ste. Marie Street Mon to Thurs: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Water fountains available
Centennial Aquatic Centre 451 Third

 Weekdays: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.


Saturday June 30: 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday July 1: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Monday July 2: regular hours
Water fountains available
Central Park Arena 85 Paterson

Weekdays: 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Water fountains available
Museum /

45 St. Paul

Daily: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. n/a
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