To confirm there is a heat warning/alert in effect for Halton Region — especially if you are viewing this page on a weekend or statutory holiday — please visit the Government of Canada's Weather Office website.
To help residents combat the heat, the town will open some facilities during regional heat warning/alerts (when there's a heat warning of temperatures above 31 degrees Celsius). This facility will offer an air-conditioned space for people to rest and grab a cool drink of water. Facilities will be available during our hours of operation only.
- Glen Abbey Community Centre
- River Oaks Community Centre
- Sixteen Mile Sports Complex
- Trafalgar Park Community Centre
- Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre
- Iroquois Ridge Community Centre
- Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre
- Oakville Public Library branches
During heat alerts and warm weather, the following is recommended:
- Drink lots of water (avoid caffeinated and alcoholic beverages)
- Check regularly on children, neighbours, the elderly, persons with disabilities and chronic illnesses
- Stay in an air-conditioned place (if possible) and only go outdoors during the coolest part of the day
- Limit outdoor exercise
- Avoid the sun by wearing loose-fitting clothing, hat and sunglasses and apply sunscreen 20 to 30 minutes before going outside.
For more information about heat and smog alerts, visit the Halton Region website.