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City of Chilliwack to Open Cooling Centre Locations June 24, 2021

Chilliwack, BC: The City of Chilliwack will temporarily open several locations as cooling centres for residents to find relief from the forecasted high temperatures. The following locations will be open starting Friday, June 25 from 12 pm – 6 pm until the heat warning is lifted:

  • Evergreen Hall - 9291 Corbould Street (Slesse and Minto Rooms)
  • Sardis Sports Complex - 5725 Tyson Road (Sheet #2)
  • Chilliwack Coliseum - 45323 Hodgins Ave (entrance off of Hodgins Avenue)
  • Tourism Chilliwack - 44150 Luckakuck Way (Picnic Area*)
    *This area is outdoors

The centres will follow all public health orders. The number of people allowed inside at a time will be limited, and masks and physical distancing will be required.

Higher temperatures mean greater risk of heat-related illnesses. Drink plenty of water, even before you feel thirsty, and seek out cool places. Call, text, or check in on those who may be more vulnerable to the heat, and never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle. For more tips to stay cool, visit

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