High Heat Alerts
Environment Canada issues heat alerts when:
The humidex is 40°C or higher for two consecutive days
Daily temperatures are expected to reach 31°C or higher and overnight temperatures are at least 20°C or higher, for two consecutive days
Public Health identifies those at risk and precautions to stay healthy during extreme heat.
Stay Cool in Lincoln
Currently, Jordan Pool and Allan F. Gretsinger outdoor pools are currently open for the season. These facilities offer FREE swims when a High Heat Alert has been activated.
Charles Daley Park (1969 North Service Rd., Jordan Station)
- Hours: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
- Hilary Bald Park Splash Pad (Garden Gate Terrace, Beamsville)
- Jordan Lions Park Splash Pad (2793 4th Avenue, Jordan)
- Angelina Prokich Park (5080 St. George’s Dr.)
Monday to Friday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(Some shady spots under the sails are available outside the Fleming Centre for those who wish to remain outdoors.)
Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre
Tuesday to Thursday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Lincoln Public Library (Fleming and Rittenhouse branches)
Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday 1- 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. , Sunday - Closed
Safety Measures During COVID-19
The Town of Lincoln is following provincial guidelines and direction from public health to help protect against the spread of COVID-19. For everyone’s safety, measures will be in place at all cooling sites to reinforce safe physical distancing. We encourage attendees to keep two metres/six feet distance from others (or wear a mask or face covering) practice good hygiene and respiratory etiquette.
Please do not attend any cooling space, and contact public health if you:
- Have had close contact with anyone with acute respiratory illness or travelled outside of Canada in the past 14 days.
Have a confirmed case of COVID-19 or had close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19.
Have any of the following symptoms: fever, new onset of cough, worsening chronic cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, sore throat, difficulty swallowing, decrease or loss of sense of taste or smell, chills, headaches, unexplained fatigue/malaise/muscle aches (myalgias), nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, pink eye (conjunctivitis), runny nose/nasal congestion without other known cause.
Social Supports in Lincoln & Niagara
Community Care of West Niagara
4309 Central Ave., Beamsville
Village of Hope
2831 King St., Jordan
Find programs and services in your community.
Social Service Programs, Hostels/Homelessness Prevention & Emergency Assistance
Call Niagara Region toll-free 1-800-263-7215
Police & Ambulance
9-1-1 (emergency only)
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