Due to COVID-19, many facilities are closed. Visit our newsroom for updates on when and where cooling centres operate this summer.
Stay Cool at Innisfil’s Public Cooling Centres
A friendly reminder that the Town of Innisfil has a number of cooling centres open to the public. Residents can cool off and enjoy water at the following locations:
The Innisfil Recreational Complex (7315 Yonge Street, Innisfil)
|Hours of Operation:|
Monday – Thursday 5 am – 10 pm
Friday 5 am – 9pm
Saturday 7 am – 5 pm
Sunday 7 am – 4 pm
Statutory Holidays 10 am – 3 pm
Innisfil ideaLAB & Library
|967 Innisfil Beach Road||2282 4th Line||20 Church Street||7883 Yonge Street|
|Sunday 1:00 pm – 5 pm||Sunday closed||Sunday closed||Sunday closed|
|Monday closed||Sunday closed||Monday closed||Monday closed|
|Tuesday 9:30 am – 9 pm||Tuesday 3 pm – 7 pm||Tuesday 1 pm – 8 pm||Tuesday 10 am – 9 pm|
|Wednesday 9:30 am – 9 pm||Wednesday 3 pm – 7 pm||Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm||Wednesday 10 am – 9 pm|
|Thursday 9:30 am – 9 pm||Thursday 3 pm – 7 pm||Thursday 1 pm – 8 pm||Thursday 10 am – 9 pm|
|Friday 9:30 am – 9 pm||Friday closed||Friday 10 am – 5 pm||Friday 10 am – 5 pm|
|Saturday 10 am – 5 pm||Saturday 10 am – 3 pm||Saturday 10 am – 3 pm||Saturday 10 am – 5 pm|
Innisfil Town Hall (2101 Innisfil Beach Road)
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Saturdays 9am-12pm
Open Late 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month 4:30pm-7:30pm
For more information about heat illnesses and staying cool during the hot and dry weather, please visit the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit’s website.
How to Prepare for Emergency https://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/em
What To Do During Extreme Cold Events
Cold Weather Information
Cold weather can be harmful to your health. People that are the most at risk of cold related illness include:
- Outdoor workers
- People with pre-existing heart conditions or respiratory illnesses
- Older adults (65+ years)
- Infants and young children
- People who are experiencing homelessness
- Sport enthusiasts (skiers, ice skaters)
- People living in homes that are poorly insulated or without heat
- People living in homes without power
However, all members of the general population can be affected by cold weather. Cold weather can result in the development of cold-related injuries, such as frostnip, frostbite, hypothermia and winter asthma. Be smart and keep yourself safe by protecting yourself from the cold.
Information about possible cold- related conditions can be found in the link below. If you suspect you may have any of these conditions, seek medical attention immediately.
Outdoor Cold Safety
Enjoying the outdoors during winter months can be fun as long as you keep warm and stay safe. Read about are some very helpful outdoor safety tips in the link below to keep you safe during your outdoor winter fun.
Indoor Cold Safety
Staying warm and safe during extreme cold conditions can be challenging for anyone. Keeping your home and yourself safe and ready for the cold weather and possible power failures due to storms is important to prevent any serious health problems. Read about helpful indoor safety tips to protect yourself from the extreme cold conditions of winter in the links below.
Where to Get Help
During extreme cold weather days, prolonged exposure to cold can lead to serious medical conditions.
Regional warming centres provide residents with a temporary place to get warm. Check the link below for available warming centres and their hours of operation.
Shelters offer overnight support to help people without a residence get out of the cold and get warm. Check the link below of available regional shelters.
If you are or someone you know is at risk during extreme cold conditions and needs immediate help, call 911 for immediate assistance.