People find the best ways to beat the heat
WAKEFIELD, Mass. (WHDH) -- While some people felt the burn, others took advantage of the scorcher by having a little fun while trying to stay cool.
Kids stayed up past their bedtime Tuesday night to play in the Rose Kennedy Greenway water park.
Lloyd Memorial pool in Melrose was busy as soon as it opened Tuesday morning. Everyone was looking for the same thing -- relief.
“[I don’t like hot weather] that much, but I like to go to the pool,” said Aya Kasbi, who was trying to beat the heat.
Parents packed bags and children headed to beaches looking for any way to chill out. The water along the coast was cold, but the breeze was almost soothing enough for a bike ride.
“I thought if I rode along the water that it would be cool. I wasn’t quite correct in that, but it’s still a nice day to be out here,” said Kerry Sullivan, a bike rider.
Everyone has their own idea of what’s nice and how to deal with the heat.
At Richardson’s Dairy in Middleton the calves were even too hot to move, but the employees working the ice cream freezer had the right idea and didn’t mind bundling up.
“I’m heading to the freezer when its 95 degrees out and negative 25 inside,” said Eric Robinson or Richardson’s Dairy.
From the north shore inland to Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield there were plenty of ways to fight sweltering temperatures. A lone kayaker stayed close to the water and budding sailors hoped the winds would pick up.
“Right now it’s pretty dead. It was a little bit windier earlier, but you know on hot days like this it just comes and goes and if you’re out there in a boat, no wind at all, it’s just -- you just sit there and bake,” said Emma Viles of the Quannapowitt Yacht Club.
Not many people were outdoors because the heat was so intense.