Heat wave: Preventive measures
To help everyone cope with the heat wave forecast for the next few days, here are the services provided by the City of Pointe-Claire to stay cool.
Valois Park splash pad
This facility includes a play structure, shaded rest areas, restrooms, changing rooms, and access points for persons with reduced mobility.
40 de la Baie-de-Valois Avenue
Open every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Aquatic Centre (60 Maywood Avenue) will be open from Wednesday, July 8 to Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., to allow people to cool down in the air-conditioned hall. Additional health measures will be applied to limit the spread of COVID-19.
What you can do
To prevent the effects of the heat, experts recommend the following:
- Drink plenty of water without waiting to feel thirsty.
- Cool down by taking a shower or cool bath.
- Spend a few hours in an air-conditioned or cool place
- Reduce your physical activities.
- Wear light clothing.
For more information on how to prevent the effects of heat, click here