Extended Heat Warning: July 19, 2022

Jul 19, 2022

An extended heat warning issued by Environment Canada has activated the municipal Hot Weather Response Plan. There are a number of options available to help residents beat the heat today.


The City operates public beaches at the following locations:

  • Bell Park Main Beach – Ramsey Lake, Sudbury
  • Capreol Public Beach – Marshy Lake, Capreol
  • Centennial Park Beach – Vermilion River, Whitefish
  • Kalmo Beach – Whitson Lake, Val Caron
  • Moonlight Beach – Ramsey Lake, Sudbury
  • Nepahwin Beach – Nepahwin Lake, Sudbury
  • Whitewater Lake Park – Whitewater Lake, Azilda

Lifeguard supervision will be extended to 9 p.m. at Bell Park Main Beach and Moonlight Beach. Lifeguards will be on duty at the other five beaches until 7 p.m.


Greater Sudbury Public Library branches are available as a cool place to visit during the extended heat wave.

The following branches will be open until 8 p.m. this evening. Please note that some in-branch services may not be available during extended hours.

  • Main Library (Mackenzie)
  • Azilda Gilles Pelland Library
  • Capreol Library & Citizen Service Centre
  • Chelmsford Library & Citizen Service Centre
  • Dowling Library & Citizen Service Centre
  • Garson Library & Citizen Service Centre
  • Levack / Onaping Library
  • Lively Library & Citizen Service Centre
  • New Sudbury Library
  • South End Library

Other branches will be open during their regular hours. For branch locations and hours of operation, visit www.sudburylibraries.ca.

Community Centres, Arenas and Pools

Recreational swims are available at the following times and locations today:

  • Gatchell Pool: 6:30-7:30 p.m. (all ages); 8:30-9:30 p.m. (16+)
  • Nickel District Pool: 2-3 p.m. (all ages)

Arena hours are as follows today:

  • Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex – open until 11 p.m.
  • McClelland Community Centre and Arena (Copper Cliff) – open until 10 p.m.
  • T.M. Davies Community Centre and Arena (Lively) – open until 9 p.m.

Other recreational facilities will be open during their regular hours. For locations and hours of operation, visit www.greatersudbury.ca/play/recreational-facilities.

Splash Pads

The City’s 15 splash pads are open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit www.greatersudbury.ca/splashpads for locations.

Splash pads are unsupervised water play areas, and parents/guardians must supervise their children at all times.

Residents Requiring Additional Assistance

City and community outreach teams will provide support to homeless and vulnerable populations as part of their regular outreach program, including providing water and transportation to services as needed. 

The outdoor drinking water fountain is open at Memorial Park and a water refill station is available outside the Sudbury Community Arena.

Seniors and residents who require assistance should call 311 to discuss their individual situation.

Public Health Sudbury & Districts offers information on beating the heat in apartment buildings, keeping your children and pets safe, and doing outdoor activities in heat and smog. For information on these topics and more, visit www.phsd.ca.