Bryan Rippel and his daughter Dia enjoyed the gently rocking waves of Lakeside while taking a little paddle on Sunday afternoon. Scorching weather has exacerbated forest fires across the province

Bryan Rippel and his daughter Dia enjoyed the gently rocking waves of Lakeside while taking a little paddle on Sunday afternoon. Scorching weather has exacerbated forest fires across the province

Summer Rippels at Lakeside

Scorching weather has exacerbated forest fires across the province, but has provided pleasurable afternoons for Nelson beach enthusiasts.

Bryan Rippel and his daughter Dia enjoyed the gently rocking waves of Lakeside while taking a little paddle on Sunday afternoon.

Meanwhile Kelly McAllister and Everett Graham tried out a stand up paddle board, Neve Fernandez-Long got a push on her paddle board from Laura Zeman, and Zzaeden Wraith took Lainee Knight for a spin in his yellow kayak.

Scorching weather has exacerbated forest fires across the province, but has provided plenty of pleasurable afternoons for Nelson beach enthusiasts.