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Beat the heat at a Town facility or community splash pad!

A heat warning has been issued for East Gwillimbury lasting throughout the weekend due to extreme heat and humidity. Those looking to beat the heat can visit a Town facility during regular hours of operation or a community splash pad: 

Facility  Day/Time
 Civic Centre

19000 Leslie St., Sharon 


Monday to Friday 
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

Saturday and Sunday 
Closed 

East Gwillimbury Sports Complex

1914B Mount Albert Rd., Sharon


Monday to Thursday
5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

Friday
5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Saturday and Sunday 

Closed 

Holland Landing Community Centre 

19513 Yonge St., Holland Landing  


Monday to Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Sunday
Closed 

Ross Family Complex

19300 Centre St., Mount Albert 


Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

Saturday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Sunday 
Closed 


Community Splash Pads

Cool down at our community splash pads, splash pads are open from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.:

  • Harvest Hills Park (183 Harvest Hills Blvd.)
  • Parkway Park (84 Oak Ave.)
  • Ross Family Complex (19300 Centre St.)
  • Holland Landing Community Centre (19513 Yonge St.)
  • Murrell Park (950 Murrell Blvd.)

Safety Tips

Follow these tips to ensure your safety during extreme heat:

If you feel dizzy, weak or overheated:

  • go to a cool place;
  • sit or lie down;
  • drink water;
  • wash your face with cool water.
  • If you don't feel better soon, seek medical help immediately

If you are indoors:

  • Stay indoors to limit sun exposure
  • Take frequent cool showers or baths
  • Stay on lower floors if there's no air conditioning
  • Drink water and eat light, regular meals 

If you are outdoors:

  • Spend the hottest part of the day in air conditioned public buildings (e.g., mall, library, cooling station)
  • Drink water every 15 to 20 minutes even if you aren't thirsty
  • Dress in light-coloured, loose-fitting clothing covering as much of your skin as possible
  • Wear a wide-brimmed hat to protect your face
  • Wear full UVA and UVB protection sunglasses
  • Apply sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher 20 minutes before going outside
  • Apply lip balm with an SPF 30 or higher

For more information and safety tips, click here.