Rest Stations for Extreme Weather Relief, Bruce County
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|Record #: BRU0173||Last Modified: 01 Jul 2021||Last Full Update: 07 Oct 2020|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19 Response Due to concern regarding COVID-19, the facilities listed below may not be open. Contact individual facilities directly to see if they are available to the public.
When Environment Canada issues an extreme heat or cold alert, rest areas are available to residents for relief from extreme weather conditions. These can include public buildings such as libraries or community centres during regular business hours. Other buildings such as malls or cinemas that have air conditioning/heating could also be used.
Contact your local municipality before visiting as locations and hours may be extended or limited depending on season and conditions. Hours subject to change without notice and locations may be closed on holidays.
Alternately, you may visit the Bruce County library website for information about local library locations at https://library.brucecounty.on.ca. Public libraries may be accessed as rest stations in the event of extreme weather. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, please contact your local library before visiting.
The following are suggested locations open during normal operating hours:
Arran-Elderslie (Allenford, Burgoyne, Chesley, Dobbinton, Paisley,Tara)
Paisley Public Library 274 Queen St. Paisley, 519-353-7225 - Tue,Thu 1 am-6 pm, Fri 10 am-4 pm, Sat 10 am-3 pm
Tara Public Library 67 Younge St. N. Tara, 519-934-2626 - Tue 12 noon-6 pm, Wed 10 am-4 pm, Thurs 10 am-3 pm, Fri 1 pm-4 pm, Sat 10 am-3 pm
Brockton (Brant, Cargill, Chepstow, Dunkeld, Eden Grove, Ellengowan, Elmwood, Glamis, Greenock, Malcolm, Maple Hill, Pearl Lake, Pinkerton, Riversdale, Solway, Walkerton)
Cargill Public Library - 1012 Greenock Brant, Cargill, 519-366-9990 - Tue 3 pm-7 pm, Thu, Fri, 10 am-2 pm, Sat 10 am-1 pm
Huron-Kinloss, Township of (Amberley, Clark's Church, Clover Valley, Holyrood, Kinloss, Kinlough, Langside, Lower Langside, Lucknow, Pine River, Point Clark, Purple Grove, Reid's Corners, Ripley, Verdun, Whitechurch)
Ripley Public Library 23 Jessie St. Ripley, 519-395-5919 - Tue 2-7, Wed 1-5, Thurs 10-3, Fri 1-5, Sat 10-1
Ripley-Huron Community Centre - 17 Queen St, Ripley - Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Winter Hours Mon-Sun 8 am-10 pm
Point Clark Community Centre - 344 Lake Range Dr, Point Clark,
Kincardine (Kincardine, Tiverton, Underwood)
Tiverton Library - 56 King St, Tiverton, 519-368-5655 - Mon, Tue, Thu 2 pm-7 pm, Fri, Sat 10 am-3 pm
Northern Bruce Peninsula (Ferndale, Lion's Head, Miller Lake, Stokes Bay, Tobermory)
Tobermory Public Library 22 Bay St. Tobermory, 519-596-2446 - Tue, Wed 10 am-1:30 pm, 2 pm-5 pm, Thu 12 noon-6 pm, Fri, Sat 10 am-2 pm (Summer hours vary – please visit library.brucecounty.on.ca/locations for details)
Saugeen Shores (Burgoyne, Port Elgin, Southampton)
Southampton Library - 215 High St, Southampton - Tue, Thu, Fri 10 am-5 pm, Wed 10 am-7:30 pm, Sat 10 am-4 pm (Summer hours vary – please visit library.brucecounty.on.ca/locations for details)
South Bruce (Formosa, Mildmay, Teeswater)
Teeswater Public Library 2 Clinton St S. Teeswater, 519-392-6801 - Tue 10 am-12:30 pm, 1 pm-5:30 pm, Wed 1 pm-6 pm, Thu 10 pm-12:30 pm, 1 pm-5:30 pm, Fri 10 am-3 pm, Sat 10 am-1 pm
South Bruce Peninsula (Allenford, Colpoyos Bay, Hepworth, Sauble Beach, Wiarton)
Wiarton Library - 578 Brown St, Wiarton, Ontario - 519-534-2602 - Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat 10 am-4 pm.
Salvation Army - 567 Edward St, Wiarton - Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Wiarton & District Community Centre and Arena - 526 Taylor St, Wiarton, Ontario - 519-534-1400 ext 2,2 - Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, may be open on the weekend, call before attending
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