How to beat the August heat
With hot weather expected to continue in Surrey and White Rock in the coming days, it’s important to stay cool and hydrated. On top of drinking water, there are various ways to stay cool around the city and keep children busy! Check out some suggestions below on what you can do to beat the heat:
The City of Surrey has published a list of civic facilities that are available to anyone seeking relief from heat during the summer months.
Click here to check out the various relief locations around Surrey.
Surrey also has a number of free outdoor pools throughout the city. Check here to see which may be the closest to you:
- Bear Creek Outdoor Pool: 13820 - 88 Avenue - 604-501-5154 - North Surrey
- Kwantlen Outdoor Pool: 13035 - 104 Avenue - 604-502-6252 - North Surrey
- Unwin Outdoor Pool: 13313 - 68 Avenue - 604-501-5156 - Newton
- Hjorth Road Outdoor Pool: 10277 - 148 Street - 604-502-6256 - Guildford
- Holly Outdoor Pool: 10662 - 148 Street - 604-502-6251 - Guildford
- Greenaway Outdoor Pool: 17901 - 60 Avenue - 604-502-6257 - Cloverdale
- Port Kells Outdoor Pool: 19340 - 88 Avenue - 604-888-8650 - Guildford
- Sunnyside Outdoor Pool: 15455 - 26 Avenue - 604-502-6255 - South Surrey
If spray parks are more your style, you can find various throughout the city at the following the locations:
- Bear Creek Park: 13750 - 88 Avenue - North Surrey
- Bridgeview Park: 12560 - 115 Avenue - North Surrey
- Cloverdale Athletic Park: 6330 168 Street - Cloverdale
- Erma Stephenson Park: 15920 - 110 Avenue - Guildford & Fraser Heights
- Fleetwood Park: 15802 - 80 Avenue - Fleetwood
- Goldstone Park: 5850 - 146 Street - Newton
- Hawthorne Rotary Park: 10513 - 144 Street - North Surrey
- Hazelgrove Park: 7080 -190 Street - Cloverdale
- Newton Athletic Park: 7395 - 128 Street - Newton
- South Surrey Athletic Park: 14600 - 20 Avenue - South Surrey
- Unwin Park: 13313 - 68th Avenue – Newton
Libraries are also a great place to stay cool while catching up on some great books, magazines and other media.
Check out the list of library locations in Surrey here, and White Rock’s location here.
For information on how to stay cool in White Rock, check out the City of White Rock’s information page for heat-related events here.