Looking for a place to place to beat the heat?

There are plenty to choose from in the Comox Valley.

A heat warning is in effect and Environment Canada is advising daytime highs will be near 30 C, combined with overnight lows in the mid to upper teens today through Saturday night.

The Comox Valley Regional District and its municipal partners says if you don’t have adequate shelter, or just want to cool off, to consider these options:

The Comox Valley Sports Centre, Arena #1

Thursday, July 29, 11 am – 8 pm

Friday, July 30, 11 am – 8 pm

Saturday, July 31, 11 am – 8 pm

Sunday, Aug 1, 11 am – 8 pm

Courtenay, Florence Filberg Centre

Thursday July 29, 2 pm – 6 pm

Friday July 30, 12 noon – 6 pm

Saturday July 31, 10 am – 6 pm

Sunday August 1, 10 am – 6 pm

Courtenay, Rotary Water Park at Lewis Park (water park hours extended)

Thursday July 29, 10 am – 8 pm

Friday July 30, 10 am – 8pm

Saturday July 31, 10 am – 8pm

Sunday August 1, 10 am – 8pm

Comox Community Centre Indoor Cooling Areas (1855 Noel Ave)

Every Wednesday until 6 pm

Every Thursday and Friday 6 am – 6 pm

Every Saturday and Sunday, 8 am – 1:45 pm

Every Tuesday 6 am – 9 pm

Comox Fire Hall Outdoor Cooling Mist Station (1870 Noel Ave)

Daily 11 am – 5 pm, as well as a dog bowl for four-legged friends

Comox Rotary Splash Park, Marina Park (127 Port Augusta St)

Open daily 10 am – 8 pm

Cumberland Village Park, Water Spray Park

Open daily 10 am to 7pm

People are encouraged to drink plenty of water, even before feeling thirsty and to stay in cool places. 

Check on your loved ones and neighbours, especially seniors to make sure they are cool and drinking water. For more information on heat safety visit Island Health’s website.