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Heat Wave: Preventative measures

In order to make it easier for everyone to tolerate the heat wave forecast for the next few days, here is a recap of all the available services offered by the City of Pointe-Claire to cool-down.

Valois Park splash pad

The play structure also includes a 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.

Air-conditioned municipal buildings

  • Aquatic Centre (60 Maywood Avenue):
    • Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 9 p.m.
    • Saturday from 12:30 to 4:45 p.m.
    • Sunday from 3:30 to 7:45 p.m.
  • Central Library (100 Douglas-Shand Avenue):
    • Monday tp Friday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Valois Branch Library
    • Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 1 to 9 p.m.
  • Aréna Bob-Birnie
    • Friday: 7 to midnight.

* Free for the Pointe-Claire residents with your MULTI Card.

Outdoor pools

Click here for rates and schedules.

Seven outdoor pools are open to residents all summer long.

  • Pointe-Claire Village Pool
  • Sunnyside Pool
  • Cedar Park Pool
  • Lakeshore Pool
  • Lakeside Pool
  • Viking Pool
  • Valois Pool

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 often.
  • 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 oppressive heat, click here.