Reminder: Cooling Centres Open On Canada Day and Extended Lifeguard Hours at Municipal Beaches Continues

Jul 1, 2018

Due to the heat warning declared by Environment Canada, the City of Greater Sudbury is extending the hours at municipal facilities and lifeguard supervision at municipal beaches throughout the long weekend.

Lifeguards will be on duty from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Hours will be extended until the warning has been lifted.

The following municipal beaches have lifeguard supervision:
• Bell Park Main Beach, off Elizabeth Street, Sudbury
• Kalmo Beach, off Kalmo Beach Road, Val Caron
• Moonlight Beach, off Moonlight Beach Road, Sudbury
• Nepahwin Park Beach, off Paris Street, Sudbury
• Meatbird Lake Park, off M.R. 24, Lively
• Whitewater Lake Park, off Laurier St. W., Azilda

Parents are reminded that children should always be accompanied by an adult and older children should always “swim with a buddy” for greater safety. Capreol Beach remains closed for construction of the Capreol Waterfront Community Improvement Plan project.

On Sunday, July 1, the following municipal facilities will be available as cooling centres:
• All Libraries/Citizen Service Centres will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
• All Community Centres will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Splash Pads are also a great way to stay cool and are available throughout the city and operate daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Public Health Sudbury & Districts offers information on beating the heat in apartment buildings, keeping your pets safe, doing outdoor activities in heat and smog, and keeping your children safe during hot weather. For information on these topics, please visit their website at