Cooling Centres Open - July 30 & July 31

With another heat wave anticipated late this week, cooling centres will be opened at two North Cowichan locations on Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31:

  • Crofton Community Centre - Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31 from NOON to 8 pm.
  • Chemainus Seniors Centre - Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31 from NOON to 8 pm.

Additional locations in the Cowichan Region will be open starting Thursday, July 29 to Saturday, July 31:

  • Kerry Park Recreation Centre, 1035 Shawnigan-Mill Bay Road, Mill Bay – Thursday, July 29 – Saturday, July 31 from NOON to 8 pm.
  • Cowichan Community Centre, 2687 James Street, Duncan – Thursday, July 29 – Saturday, July 31 from NOON to 8 pm.
  • Lake Cowichan Centennial Hall, 309 South Shore Road, Lake Cowichan – Thursday, July 29 – Saturday, July 31 from NOON to 8 pm.
  • Frank Jameson Community Centre, 810 - 6th Avenue, Ladysmith – Thursday, July 29 – Saturday, July 31 from NOON to 8 pm.
  • Siem Lelum Gymnasium, 5574 River Road, Duncan – Thursday, July 29 – Saturday, July 31 from NOON to 8 pm.

Each facility will provide a cool space to provide respite from external temperatures. Water will be provided.

The Cowichan communities would like to thank Emergency Management BC for assistance and support.