To keep cool, the following facilities are available for public use.
Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool:
Outdoor Pools open Monday July 2. Each outdoor pool features a free swim from 1:30pm-4:00pm. Free evening swims are also scheduled on Monday at Chatham Orville Wright, Dresden, and Ridgetown from 6:30pm-8:00pm and at Thamesville and Tilbury from 7:00pm-8:00pm:
Chatham Jaycee Pool – 10 Phillip St.
Chatham Orville Wright Pool – 178 King St. E.
Chatham Walter Hawkins Pool – 341 Delaware Ext.
Dresden Kinsmen Pool – 760 Tecumseh St.
Ridgetown Howard Community Pool – 5 George St.
Thamesville Community Pool – 32 Wallace St.
Tilbury Centennial Pool – 24 Stewart St.
Splash pads (Operating hours available on RecConnect):
Blenheim Talbot Trail Splash Pad (operated by Rotary Club of Blenheim) - 24 John St. W.
Bothwell Optimist Park - 252 Oak St.
Chatham Kingston Park - 91 Paxton Dr.
Mitchell's Bay Beach - 2 Main St.
Merlin Kinsmen Park (operated by Merlin Kinsmen Club) - 2 Erie St.
Ridgetown Kiwanis Park - 5 George St.
Tilbury Knights of Columbus Park - 49 Bond St.
Thamesville Ferguson Park - 32 Wallace St.
Wallaceburg Jaycee Park (small spray pad) - Larkwood St.
Wallaceburg Colwell Park - 300 Running Creek Rd.
Wheatley Area Complex - 196 Erie St. N.
Chatham-Kent Public Library branches are open on Saturday, June 30:
Chatham – 120 Queen S. – 9:30am-5:00pm
Blenheim – 16 George St. – 12:00pm-4:00pm
Wallaceburg – 209 James St. – 10:00am-5:00pm
Bothwell – 320 Main St. – 10:00am-1:00pm
Dresden – 187 Brown St – 10:00am-2:00pm
Merlin – 13 Aberdeen St. – 10:00am-2:00pm
Ridgetown – 54 Main St. W. – 10:00am-2:00pm
Thamesville – 3 London Rd. – 10:00am-2:00pm
Tilbury – 2 Queen St. – 10:00am-2:00pm
Wheatley – 35 Talbot Rd. W. – 10:00am-2:00pm
The Chatham-Kent Health Unit would like to remind residents that heat related illness is serious and can affect the elderly, very young, people with chronic illnesses, and even healthy people if they participate in strenuous activities and do not take precautions. For more information on heat-related illness, visit LINK.
For more information, visit the Chatham-Kent website at www.chatham-kent.ca.
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For more information:
Ann Robinson, Manager, Recreation & Culture Services, Tel: 519.352.7354 x. 4237