The Comox splash park is always a popular place on a sunny summer day. Photo by Terry Farrell

The Comox splash park is always a popular place on a sunny summer day. Photo by Terry Farrell

Town of Comox offering various cooling options as heatwave hits the Island

With the latest weather advisories being issued today, regarding another intense heatwave descending upon the Comox Valley, the Town of Comox is offering numerous short-term cooling options.

1) Comox Community Centre indoor cooling areas (1855 Noel Ave.): Wednesday until 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. – 1:45 p.m., Tuesday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.;

2) Comox Fire Hall outdoor cooling mist station (1870 Noel Ave.): Located in front of the fire hall, daily 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., as well as a dog bowl for four-legged friends;

3) Comox Rotary Splash Park, Marina Park (127 Port Augusta St.): Open daily 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

People are encouraged to drink plenty of water, even before feeling thirsty and to stay in cool places. Check on your loved ones and neighbours, especially seniors to make sure they are cool and drinking water. For more information on heat safety click here.

Also: Heat warning in place for East Vancouver Island

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