Where to beat the heat with a dip in the water

The early morning sun shines across Lake Owyhee near the Owyhee Dam on Sunday, June 27, 2021. ANGELINA KATSANIS/The Enterprise

With record-breaking heat comes the itch to swim.

Luckily, Malheur County has ample spots to dip your toes in and cool off for the day.

The Vale City Pool has open swim for an admission of $4 for swimmers over 3 every Monday-Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. unless otherwise posted on their Facebook page. The pool is located on 316 Main St. S. The fee was waived for Tuesday and Wednesday, although the pool is limited to 100 people.

Another popular water spot is the Ontario Splash Park at 790 S.W. Third Ave. in Ontario. Admission is $1 per . . .