City of Cornwall Opens Cooling Centre

Posted On Thursday June 18, 2020

UPDATE: also open Monday, June 22 and Tuesday, June 23.

Residents can access the Benson Centre on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. to cool off during high temperatures.

City of Cornwall staff will greet residents at the door to ask health screening questions. Staff will also be sanitizing frequently touched surfaces and disinfecting washrooms. Physical distancing will be enforced.

As always, residents are encouraged to wash their hands often, wear a mask where possible, and stay home if they are feeling unwell.

“With temperatures expected to climb over 30 degrees this weekend, it’s important for our community to have access to a cooling centre,” said Mayor Bernadette Clement.

The Benson Centre is located at 800 Seventh Street West. The Centre is on bus Route 3 - Brookdale. Residents should use the front door to enter the building.

Young residents can also cool off at splash pads, which are open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Outdoor pools are not yet open.

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