Public Service Announcement: Heat Alert Issued for Lincoln and the Niagara region through August 26

Environment Canada has issued a High Heat Alert for Niagara Region, with hot and humid conditions forecasted through Thursday, August 26, 2021.

Maximum daytime temperatures from 31 to 34 degrees Celsius are expected with humidex values near 40.

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.


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)

Splash Pads

  • 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.)

Fleming Centre

  • 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 Tuesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday and Friday Closed
  • Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
  • Sunday - Closed

For more details and to find out how to access community and social services, visit our High Heat Alert web page.

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