The City of Cambridge wishes to advise citizens of a few options to cool down.

Beginning today and running through until June 21st, extended hours for outdoor pools are in place at Ed Newland Pool, 515 William Street with an added leisure swim from 4:30pm to 7:30pm (telephone (519) 653-7646 for the full schedule).  At George Hancock Pool, 115 Glennmorris Street a new leisure swim period will run from 2:30pm to 7:00pm. (telephone:(519) 740-7178 for more information).

The City of Cambridge also operates two indoor swimming pools at the following locations: John Dolson Centre (212 South Street, (519) 740-4681 ext. 4527); and WG Johnson Centre (31 Kribs Street, (519)
740-4681 ext. 4469).

If splashing around is what you crave, check out the SPRAY (SPLASH) PADS which are open between 10:00am to 9:00pm seven days a week. They are located at:

Central Park – 615 King. St. East (open)

Churchill Park – 200 Christopher Drive (open)

Ferguson Homestead – Cowan Blvd. (open)

Forbes Park – 16 Kribs St. (open)

Hespeler Optimist – Ellis Rd. (open)

Lincoln Park – Vimy Street (open)

Northview Heights – 120 Carter Crescent (closed for

Riverside Park – 49 King St. W. (open)

Soper Park – Dundas St./Marion Way (open)

Victoria Park – Fisher Mills Rd. (open)

Weaver Park – Weaver St. (open)

Don’t forget that Cambridge community centres, arenas and 50+ centres are other cool places to seek relief from the heat and there is potable water available through taps in all locations to fill up the water bottle and stay hydrated. Please note: Programs and rentals may limit access to various locations within the facilities. The community centres are located at:

The Cambridge Centre for the Arts (60 Dickson Street, (519) 740-4681
ext. 4376)

David Durward Centre (62 Dickson Street, (519) 740-4681 ext. 4360)

Allan Reuter Centre (507 King Street, (519) 740-4681 ext. 4406)

WG Johnson Centre (31 Kribs Street, (519) 740-4681 ext. 4469)