4 Ways to Keep Cool This Summer


Shade seekers rejoice! We’ve rounded up our favourite products to bring relief on those hot summer days! There are plenty of ways to keep cool, and St. Vital Centre has a variety of accessories, styles and price points! Having some fun in the sun shouldn’t break the bank, so we made a list of some of our favourite products in the Centre that’ll keep you comfortable and hydrated while you escape the heat.

Shade: Direct sun is intense and sometimes deceiving, so moving into the shade or putting a hat on will keep your head and entire body cool.

● Hat/visor
● Umbrella
● Shade tent

Water: Whether you’re filling up water balloons or turning on the sprinkler it’s time to throw on a bathing suit and find fun ways to keep cool.

● Sprinkler
● Fun water toys; Self-sealing reusable water balloons, Slip-n-Slide, floaties
● Handheld spritzers/spray bottles

Air: Even if you don’t have air conditioning, simply circulating the air can provide big relief to your space, whether it’s inside or outdoors.

● Tabletop fans
● Handheld fans
● If you need to escape the heat for a bit, why not take advantage of the air conditioning at the Centre and bring the little ones to burn some energy in the Play Park? Or visit SilverCity and plan a day at the movies?

Hydrate: Heat exhaustion is no joke, so make sure your water intake is a top priority when you’re out in the sun.

● Water bottle
● Cold treats - fresh fruit, juice & fruit smoothies, popsicles
● Cooler to keep food and beverages cold

If you’re looking at maximizing your time outdoors, why not give your patio a refresh with some backyard-ready tableware? Wherever this summer takes you make sure you’re prepared for the heat with the following products featured in this post:


● Sporty Visor - Ardene
● Blank Cap - Garage
● Travel-Friendly Beach Tent - Hudson's Bay


● Ice Cream Popsicle Pool Float - Indigo
● Water Slip ‘n Slide - Kite and Kaboodle
● Clear spray bottle - Oomomo
● Reusable water balloon - Showcase
● Water Sprinkler - Walmart


● Rechargeable USB Fan - Walmart
● Portable Clip-on Fan - Oomomo


● Nalgene Water bottle - Sport Chek
● Cooler - Walmart
● Cold Treats - Dairy Queen, Freshly Squeezed, CHA House, Booster Juice, Red River Co-Op, Walmart, London Drugs

*Visit in-store for pricing and availability.

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