Thorold will use arena as a cooling centre starting tomorrow as heat wave continues


The City of Thorold will open a cooling station while Niagara remains under a heat warning.

In the future, whenever there is a heat warning in effect, the Thorold Community Arena will be open as cooling centre. 

The lobby will open as a cooling station by using the access from Ormond St. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., it will be open daily while under a heat warning and is to be used solely as a place for residents to escape the heat.

Entry into the arena will be permitted under strict guidelines while physical distancing must be maintained while you wait to gain entry and hand sanitizer will be available.