Watery Ways to Stay Cool
When the weather heats up, there’s no better way to have fun and stay cool than being in the water. Whether it’s the neighborhood swimming pool, the nearby lake or beach, or a thrilling waterpark, our community can keep its cool all summer long. Be sure to bring towels and plenty of sunscreens to enjoy endless hours of splashing and relaxing by the water.
Slide down the world's tallest floating waterslide at Lake Pleasant.
Tempe Town Lake
Rent a swan pedal boat and pedal around Tempe Town Lake.
The London Bridge—yes, the real London Bridge—can be found at Lake Havasu, and so can white sand beaches perfect for a day of lounging around.
Take a scenic nature cruise, astronomy cruise, or twilight dinner cruise on Canyon Lake aboard the Dolly Steamboat.
Salt River Tubing
Rent a tube and float down the Lower Salt River in the Tonto National Forest near Mesa with Salt River Tubing.
At Canyon Lake, camp just steps from the lake at one of 36 campsite with water and electric hookups or nine tent-only campsites.
Apache Lake has multiple fishing habitats courtesy of Arizona Game and Fish, and is home to channel and flathead catfish, striped bass, walleye, trout, and more.
Instagram and TikTok Lovers will love that the bridge over Roosevelt Lake makes for a perfect photo backdrop.
Stay overnight at Bartlett Lake on an Aqua Lodge, which has everything you need for overnights in comfort.
Grab a bite lakeside at ShipRock Restaurant at Saguaro Lake, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.