Rest Stations for Extreme Weather Relief, Grey County

Description
Description (Service) 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.  
 
The following are suggested locations open during normal operating hours:
 
 
Blue Mountains 
*L.E. Shore Memorial Library - 173 Bruce Street South, Thornbury, ON - Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 10 am-5 pm * Tues, Thu 10 am-8 pm * Sun 12 Noon-4 pm 
*Craigleith Heritage Depot - 113 Lakeshore Road East, The Blue Mountains, ON - Tue, Thu, Fri, Sun 12 Noon- 5 pm * Wed 3 pm-8 pm, Sat 10 am-5 pm 
* Errinrung Residence - 67 Bruce St S, Thornbury, 519-599-2737 - Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm * if seniors need to visit outside of those hours, call to arrange 
Offers seniors relief from extreme weather conditions and a chance to socialize with others, enjoy free snacks and free recreational activities * full meals are also available for a fee 
 
Georgian Bluffs, Township of (Derby * Keady * Keppel * Sarawak * Shallow Lake * Springmount) 
* Shallow Lake Community Centre - 550 Princess St, 519-935-2200 - Summer: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Winter: Mon-Sun 9 am-11 pm 
 
Grey Highlands – call Jessica Yaniw at 519-886-1216 ext 227 for extended hours & locations during extreme weather alerts (Eugenia * Feversham * Flesherton * Kimberley * Markdale * Maxwell * Priceville) 
* Grey Highlands Municipal Office - 206 Toronto St S Unit 1, Markdale - Mon-Fri, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm 
* Flesherton Public Library - 101 Highland Dr, Flesherton - Sep-Jun: Tue 10 am-8:30 pm, Wed, Fri 1 pm-5 pm, Thu 1 pm-5 pm and 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sat 9 am-2 pm * Jul-Aug: Tue 10 am-8:30 pm, Wed, Fri 10 am-5 pm, Thu 10 am-5 pm and 6:30 pm-8:30 pm, Sat 9 am-2 pm 
* Markdale Hall / Arena – 75 Walker Rd., Markdale * no regular hours * call 519-986-3301 for information 
* Osprey Hall / Arena - 494196 Grey Road 2, Feversham * no regular hours * call 519-922-3131 for information 
 
Hanover, Town of 
* Hanover P&H Centre - 269 7th Ave - Sep-Mar: Mon-Fri 6 am-11 pm, Sat-Sun 7 am-11 pm * call or see website for hours from Apr-Aug 
* Hanover Library - 451 10th St - Mon-Thu 10 am-8 pm, Fri-Sat 10 am-5 pm, Sun 1 pm-5 pm 
 
Meaford, Municipality of (Annan * Bognor * Griersville * Leith * Meaford * Woodford) 
* Meaford Library - 15 Trowbridge St W - Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 10 am-5 pm * Tue, Thu 10 am-8 pm 
* Meaford Hall - 12 Nelson St E - Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * may also be open evenings and weekends * advised to call first as some private functions may result in the Gallery being closed 
 
Owen Sound, City of 
* Owen Sound & North Grey Union Library - 824 1st Ave W, Mon-Thu 9:30 am-9 pm, Fri-Sat 9:30 am-5 pm, Sun 2 pm-5 pm - water available 
* Bayshore Community Centre - 1900 3rd Ave E - Mon-Sat 8 am-5 pm - water available 
* Julie McArthur Regional Recreation Centre - 700 10th St E - Mon-Fri 5:45 am-10 pm, Sat-Sun 7 am-4 pm - water available 
* Atrium of the Grey Bruce Health Unit - 101 17th St E - water available - Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
* Owen Sound City Hall - 808 2nd Ave E - Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm - water available 
 
Southgate, Township of (Dundalk * Egremont * Holstein * Proton * Varney) 
* Southgate Ruth Hargrave Memorial Library - 80 Proton Street N, Dundalk - Tue-Thu 11 am-8 pm, Fri 11 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-2 pm 
* Township of Southgate Municipal Office - 185667 Grey County Rd 9, Dundalk - Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Service Details
Areas Served Grey County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Walk-in
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Grey County

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