Most Eugene homes and apartments do not have air conditioning, so here are some ideas of things to do when it is just too hot.

1. Visit Dexter Lake

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Dexter lake is a very popular lake for college students, spend some time taking advantage of the heat with swimming and relaxing by the water.

2. Go to the Valley River Center Mall

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The mall is always air conditioned and you can make a day of it just walking around and hanging out.

3. Visit Prince Puckler's ice cream shop

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Prince Puckler's by far has the best ice cream in Eugene, take advantage of it on the super hot summer days.

4. Visit Eugene Science Center

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The Eugene Science Center has very cool planetarium shows, did I mention it is air conditioned...

5. Find a friend with a pool at their apartments

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Most big apartment complexes in Eugene have pools, so make friends with someone who lives there!

6. Float the Willamette

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Floating the Willamette is one of the most classic Eugene summer activities.

7. Visit the Eugene Rose Garden

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The Eugene rose garden is beautiful, and has lots of shaded areas for picnics.

8. Visit the Jack B. Lively Memorial Park

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The memorial park has an indoor water slide, and a wave pool.

9. Go to the Get Air trampoline park

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Spend time jumping around the trampoline park and getting exercise in somewhere that isn't the gym.

10. Visit Putters Family Entertainment Center

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Who says arcades are for kids? Get a group of friends and make the day out of it.