I don’t handle summer weather too well. Heck, I even break a sweat when attempting to tie my shoes. I’m comfortable wearing shorts in 60 degree weather. So on a day like today, humid with a high of 85, my brain is thinking more about keeping cool than work. What better way to cool off on a sweltering summer day than taking a dip in the pool?

If you’re not lucky enough to own a pool, there are plenty of local options in the Albany area. Most local pools open for the season at the end of June and close around Labor Day. Pool hours are, on average, open at about 10 or 11am and close 4 to 6pm.

Here are some local spots to check out:

Lower Lincoln Park Pool, Eagle St. Albany

Krank Park Spray Pool, 65 First Ave, Albany

Mater Christi Pool, New Scotland Ave, Albany

North Albany Spray Pool, North First St, Albany

Sheridan and Dove Spray Pool, Sheridan and Dove Avenues, Albany

Swinburne Spray Pool, Clinton Ave, Albany

Westland Hills Pool, Colvin Ave, Albany

Upper Lincoln Spray Pool, Morton and Delaware Ave, Albany

Central Park Pool, Central Park, Schenectady

Front Street Pool, Front St, Schenectady

Hillhurst Pool, Campbell St, Schenectady

Quackenbush Pool, Forest Rd, Schenectady

Victoria Pool, Saratoga State Park, Saratoga Springs

Peerless Pool, Saratoga State Park, Saratoga Springs