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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.

Valois Park

40 de la Baie-de-Valois Avenue

Open every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Consult the new rules for use in response to the pandemic.

Aquatic Centre

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