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8 Things To Do In Calgary This Summer If You Can’t Handle The Heat

No air conditioning? No problem. 😎

Stop melting. Some days the scorching sun can be more than we can handle. But it doesn't mean that you need to spend all day sitting in front of a fan. We've made a list of things to do in Calgary this summer that can cool you off if you can't handle the heat.

Instead of wasting all of the hottest days locked up in your apartment trying to stay cool, we have better options.

There is nothing better than splashing into a pool of refreshing water. For the ultimate swimming spot, you'll want to check out Hotel Arts Poolside, which feels like a trip to Miami.

Or you could always meet your BFF and go for a treat. For the latest summer treat, you have to bite into a unicorn cakesicle. It's better than ice cream.

Now that it is patio season, you could always meet up for colossal frozen margaritas instead. Sitting under a shady umbrella, sipping your icy beverage, you'll hardly notice the sizzling temperature.

It is time to put on some sunscreen and your sunglasses. There is no sense missing out on making some fantastic memories.

Whether you like to cool off in the water or hide where the AC is always on blast, you'll be able to stay chill easily this summer.

Sip Refreshing Bubble Tea

Address: Royaltea Calgary, 931 10 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can get a super cute bear bottle of bubble tea perfect for quenching your thirst on a hot day.

Kayak With Your BFF

Address: Glenmore Reservoir, Alberta

Why You Need To Go: You can explore the blue water at Glenmore Reservoir this summer.

Take A Dip & Sip

Address: Hotel Arts Poolside, 119 12 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: You will feel like you are on vacation somewhere tropical as you lounge at this gorgeous pool and patio.

Drink Giant Frozen Cocktails

Address: Tropical, 1424 17 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: You can order a frozen cocktail than your head and sip it on their patio.

Enjoy Some Ice Cream

Address: Uzu Taiyaki, 110 2 Ave. S.E. #1, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: There is no tastier way to cool down than enjoying some ice cream.

Try Super Cute Cakesicles

Address: 8 Cakes, 3411 20 St. S.W. #109, Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: These cakesicles are nearly too cute to eat.

Paddleboard The Bow River

Address: 5227 13 Ave. N.W., Calgary, Alberta

Why You Need To Go: At the Paddle Station you can rent SUP paddleboards, kayaks and rafts. If you've ever been curious to try SUP paddleboarding, this is your chance.

Picnic Under A Shady Tree

Address: Stanley Park, 4011 1A St. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: No summer would be complete without going for a picnic at least once. Grab your favourite snacks and a blanket, and relax in the shade.

Spend The Day Lakeside

Address: McDonald Lake, AB

Why You Need To Go: Escape the city and spend the day relaxing by the water.

We strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.