Staying cool and safe this summer in Surrey

WITH summer officially here and temperatures warming up, the City of Surrey has tips on how to stay safe in extreme heat, how to spot the signs of heat exhaustion, and where to find public pools, spray parks and air-conditioned civic facilities for heat relief.

“With warmer than average temperatures arriving this weekend, now is a good time to prepare for the hot days of summer,” said Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. “The City of Surrey’s air-conditioned recreation centres and libraries are available to anyone seeking relief from the heat. Another great way to cool off is to visit our public pools and spray parks.

“Be aware of the signs of heat related illness and remember to check on the elderly and those who are living alone.  Surrey is a city that is built on helping one another and, together, we can beat the heat and have a safe and fun summer.”

The complete list of heat relief locations and tips for staying cool can be found here.

Residents can also receive emergency notifications through the Alertable app. The app is free to use and notifications can be received through text, email, phone, social media and more. Learn more about the Alertable app here.