Today, June 20, is the first day of summer, the longest day of the year and the hottest day we have experienced so far in 2012. The temperature will reach 97 degrees today and drop to 70 in the evening.
Take a look at a few ways to keep yourself cool in the heat and humidity.
Places to Stay Cool:
- Stop by the Burbank YMCA and cool off by going for a swim in their pool. Teens .
- Everyone loves a good ice cream sundae when it's hot outside. In North Reading you can get ice cream at , , and . In Reading you can stop by , or .
- and have air conditioning and are both great places to cool off with a book or magazine. The best part: it's free.
- Head to and stick your feet in the river for a quick cool-down. Riding on the swings and feeling the wind in your hair is another way to take the edge off the heat.
Want to suggest another place? Submit your idea in the comment section below.