Toronto extends hours of 8 public pools to help residents escape the heat

Aug 29 2018, 3:38 pm

As Toronto remains under a heat warning for the third consecutive day, the City of Toronto has extended the hours at eight outdoor public pools to help residents cool off.

This is the fifth time this summer that pool hours have been extended.

Now, Torontonians can swim until 11:45 pm tonight at the following outdoor pools weather permitting:

  • Alexandra Park, 275 Bathurst St.
  • Alex Duff Pool, 779 Crawford St.
  • Earlscourt Park/Giovanni Caboto Pool, 1369 St. Clair Ave. W.
  • McGregor Park, 2231 Lawrence Ave. E.
  • Monarch Park, 115 Felstead Ave.
  • Parkway Forest, 55 Forest Manor Rd.
  • Smithfield Park, 175 Mount Olive Dr.
  • Sunnyside Park/Gus Ryder Pool, 1755 Lake Shore Blvd. W.

These extended hours are in effect today, Wednesday, August 29, only.

The decision to extend pool hours is made daily when an Extended Heat Warning is in effect.

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