Quinte West cooling centre now open

In response to this week’s forecasted high temperatures, the Quinte West cooling centre at the Duncan McDonald Memorial Arena will be open daily starting today until Sunday, Jul. 7, 2024.

The centre, located at 8 Couch Crescent in Trenton, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

“The City of Quinte West activates a cooling centre at the Duncan McDonald Memorial Arena in Trenton when there are two consecutive days of temperatures of 31 degrees or higher or humidex values of 35 degrees Celsius or higher,” the City said in a release on the centre’s opening.

Splash pads are also open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in both Trenton and Frankford, the City said.