Rest Stations for Extreme Weather Relief Muskoka District

Site: No Physical Location

Description (Service) COVID-19 Response
5 January, 2022 - Due to the current COVID situation, the facilities listed on the website may not be available. Call ahead to check on the status. 
Information on availability in each of the municipalities can be found on their websites:
Township of Georgian Bay
Township of Lake of Bays
Township of Muskoka Lakes

Proof of vaccination and identification may be required for entry at some facilities (such as arenas). No proof is required at facilities that are considered essential (municipal offices, libraries).

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.

Residents of Muskoka District can visit the designated locations to get relief in times of extreme heat and humidity or extreme cold. If you need any other assistance staying warm in the extreme cold, the District's Emergency Shelter program can help you.  Please call 705-645-2412 ext. 4363 for further assistance.

For a complete listing of locations and open hours click here

Bracebridge, Town of (Clear Lake, Fraserburg, Germania, Golden Beach, Matthiasville, Monsell, Bracebridge Falls, Purbrook, Rocksborough, Steven's Bay, Uffington, Vankoughnet)

Gravenhurst, Town of (Barkway, Houseys Rapids, Jevins, Kahshe Lake, Kilworthy, Klueys Bay, Morrison Landing, Muldrew Lake, Muskoka Beach,  Reay, Riley Lake, Severn Bridge, Sopher's Landing)

Huntsville, Town of (Allensville,  Ashworth,  Aspdin, Canal, Centurion, Etwell, Hidden Valley, Ilfracombe, Lancelot, Martins, Melissa, Newholm, Norvern Shores, Parkersville, Port Sydney, Ravenscliffe, Stanleydale, Utterson, Vernon Shores, Williamsport, Yearley)

Georgian Bay, Township of (Bayview Park, Bigh Chute, Cedar Nook, Crooked Bay, Franceville, Go Home, Honey Harbour, Macey Bay, Mac Tier, Moon River, Potters Landing, South Bay, Wolverine Beach,Wood Landing)

Lake of Bays, Township of (Baysville, Bigwin, Birkendale, Bona Vista, Bondi Village, Britannia, Brooks Mills, Browns Brae, Dorset, Dwight, Fox Point, Glenmount, Grandview, Grassmere,Grove Park, Hillside, Limberlost Lodge, Lumina, Maple Ridge, Mllar Hill, Nith Grove, North Portage, Norway Point, Port Cunningham, Sea Breeze, South Portage, Wahawin)

Muskoka Lakes, Township of (Bala, Bardsville, Barlochan, Beaumaris, Bear Cove, Beatrice, Bent River, Brackenrig,Cedar Village, Dee Bank, Dixon's Corners,Dudley, Duffy, Echo Beach, Ferndale, Foot's Bay, Glen Orchard, Glegory, Gull Rock, Hekkla, Inverness Lodge, Juddhaven, Mendora, Milford Bay, Minett, Morinus, Mortimers Point, Park Beach, Port Carling, Port Keewaydin, Port Sandfield, Raymond, Redwood, Roderick, Rossclair, Rostrevor,Shannon Hall, Sunset Beach, Thorel House, Tomelin Bluffs, Torrance, Ufford, Ullswater, Valley Green Beach, Willow Beach, Whiteside, Windermere, Woodington, Woodward Station, Ziska)
Service Details
Areas Served Muskoka District
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Walk-in
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Muskoka District
Physical Access Not Applicable

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