A ride down the waterslide at the Edina Aquatic Center is a perfect way to beat the heat. But this summer, the slides have seen less traffic. Jen Cirone of Minneapolis has noticed a difference. “It’s been a little bit slower, and usually I come at the very beginning of the season and I didn’t this year,” Cirone said.
Since you can’t go jump in a lake, how about hitting another beach? There’s no need to travel far and you won’t have to deal with the sand.