Various communities in Niagara opening up warming centres

Port Colborne is opening up a warming centre to keep residents safe.

As of noon today the Guild Hall will be open from 9am to 9pm daily. 

Also in St. Catharines, warming centres at Market Square and the Russell Avenue Community Centre will remain open until Jan. 6. 

St. Catharines City Hall, community centres and arenas are available during regular business hours as well. 

The full list of warming centres for st. catharines is available can be found by clicking here

In Niagara Falls, The River of Life Church on Dunn Street is open from 6pm to 7am tonight and tomorrow.  

The City of Niagara Falls also issuing a release this afternoon adding the following sites are available for anyone who needs a place to warm up. 

Gale Centre (5152 Thorold Stone Road)

  • Open Daily from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
  • MacBain Community Centre (7150 Montrose Road)
    • Open Daily from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Niagara Falls City Hall (4310 Queen Street)
    • Open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Coronation 50 Plus Recreation Centre (5925 Summer St.)
    • Open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Any branch of the Niagara Falls Public Library

The City of Welland and Welland Public Library Branches are encouraging residents to exercise caution during extreme cold weather alerts. The city’s Cold Alert Program offers warming stations at the following city-owned facilities and Public Library Branches when temperatures drop below -15ºC.

Welland Civic Square, located at 60 East Main Street, Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., Sat 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sun 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Welland Community Wellness Complex, located at 145 Lincoln Street, Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sat 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sun 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Welland Public Library Main Branch, Located at 50 The Boardwalk, Mon-Thurs 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Fri 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sun 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Welland Public Library Diamond Trail Branch, located at 315 Southworth Street, Mon-Thurs 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Fri Closed, Sat 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sun Closed.

Welland Public Library Seaway Mall Branch, located at 800 Niagara Street, Mon Closed, Tues-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sat 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sun Closed.

 

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