If an extreme cold warning is issued for Waterloo Region, the following City of Kitchener facilities will be open for the public Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to access as warming centres:

All services will be delivered following ongoing COVID-19 protocols to ensure the safety of those using the centres.

Other options

For after-hours shelter, visit the Region of Waterloo's website for a list of emergency shelters that offer overnight support.

Public Health also has more information about warming centres across the region and how to stay safe during an extreme cold event.

Environment Canada also has tips on staying safe and warm during an extreme cold alert on their website.