Some Cool Ideas for Beating the Heat
If staying in an air conditioned house is giving you or your kids cabin fever here are some options for getting out and staying cool.
Free and air conditioned.
The three public libraries in the Tredyffrin-Easttown Patch coverage area offer countless options for beach reading without the sand. If you've got students who need to catch up (or even get started) on their summer reading today might be the perfect time for a getaway to the library.
The Tredyffrin Public Library features a big children's library and special area just for teens. The library is open until 6 p.m. on Fridays.
The Paoli Library is also open until 6 p.m. on Fridays. You can learn more about the library's summer reading programs by clicking here.
The Wayne Senior Center, located adjacent to the Wayne Train Station offers relief to anyone of any age who may need a place to go to cool off during extreme heat days. Read important need-to-know information about what the center offers and what to look out for if you are checking on elderly friends and relatives by clicking here.
Fun in the pool
The Upper Main Line YMCA has several indoor and outdoor pools. If you're not a member you can join on the spot. For families with students going into seventh grade the Y currently offers free membership for students entering seventh grade in the fall.
CBS 3 Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan found this deal on a water park that kicks in when the thermometer tops 100 degrees.
Relief comes in many flavors
Cinnamon Bun is the flavor of the day at Jake's Frozen Custard in Paoli. Owner Missy Shaw also always has vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry on hand as well as a rainbow of other flavors, made fresh in the store.
Rita's Water Ice in Berwyn is always a good place to find something sweet and cool.
Share your ideas on cool places to beat the heat. Tell us about it in the comments section.