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Beat The Heat!

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As the temperature hits record highs in Sacramento, everyone is looking for ways that they can beat the heat and cool down. We compiled some things that you can do around Sacramento and even included a prize drawing. Read the article to find out how you can win!


aquaticcenteroutsideGrab your favorite swimsuit and gear up for a day at the Sac State Aquatic Center. Just 15 minutes from campus, the Aquatic Center is located off Highway 50 and Hazel Avenue on beautiful Lake Natoma. As a program of ASI, the center offers many different activities like Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Kayaking and Wakeboarding. All of the activities are open to the general public and Sac State students receiving discounted pricing. For just $10/hr you can Kayak your way around the lake and check out some of the beautiful scenery that Lake Natoma has to offer. Learn more at www.sacstateaquaticcenter.com


20091216151548-30e4b88dPeak Adventures, a program of ASI, offers adventure trips all summer long! One of the highlights is the outdoor river-rafting trip. On June 16th, Peak Adventures will be hitting up the South Fork of the American River and students can go at a discounted price. The South Fork offers scenic views of the canyon walls with some wet and wild fun. Start on the milder class II section then paddle through class III rapids such as Fowler’s Rock, Satan’s Cesspool and Hospital Bar. A typical day on the gorge is approximately 3 to 4 hours on the water. Bring your friends along for an experience you won’t forget! Learn more at www.peakadventures.org


One of the best things about going to the movies is the air conditioning! You can cool off for a few hours and catch one of the best new flicks! The ASI Student Shop, located on the 3rd floor of the University Union, sells Regal United Artist movie tickets for just $7.25! That is a huge menu_pic_prod_1savings and a great way to stay cool.


What is better than an ice cold drink? We are fans of the Jamba Juice on the first floor of the Union. Their fruit and veggie smoothies combine two servings of fruit and one serving of veggies in every blended-to-order smoothie.

What are some of the ways that you like to cool off?


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9 Responses to “Beat The Heat!”

  1. Alaina Kester

    There’s nothing like just going swimming at a pool to stay cool 🙂

  2. Michelle

    Best way to beat the heat is hitting the pool! and then grabbing a cold jamba!

  3. Nga

    Chill in the grassy area outside the river front and drink some ice cold Jamba Juice.:)

  4. Karen

    I love going to the Sac State Aquatics center and having BBQ’s by the river. Nothing better than a couple of friends BBQing, eating, then cooling off in the river. 🙂

  5. Te Her

    I would buy a ice cream machine and throw an ice cream party at the swimming pool.

  6. Chelsey

    The pool with a cold drink are some of my ways for staying cool in this heat!


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