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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 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.

For users health and safety, please take note of the measures put in place:

  • Keep two metres apart from others.
  • Wash your hands before you leave home and when you return.
  • A City employee will be on site at various times to ensure activities are taking place in a safe and pleasant manner.
  • Changing rooms are closed.

Aquatic Centre

The multipurpose room of the Aquatic Centre (60 Maywood Avenue) will be open from Sunday, June 6 to Tuesday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., to allow people to cool down in the air-conditioned room. 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