Eight-year-old buddies Julian Hengsbach and Jamie Wood horse around at Gyro Pool on Wednesday.

Eight-year-old buddies Julian Hengsbach and Jamie Wood horse around at Gyro Pool on Wednesday.

Beating the summer heat

Families have been flocking to Gyro Pool to escape rising temperatures.

Temperatures hit the mid-30s this past week, and the heat has been hard to escape. Many Nelson families have turned to the popular pool at Gyro Park for relief.