This week's forecast showed 100+ degrees days each day, making at least one day at the pool all the more necessary.

The Valley is dotted with pools and water parks to help desert dwellers escape the heat. Some pools are free, others come at a price. Some come with happy hour deals, others come with slides and thrills.

There’s a pool for everyone and every occasion - you just have to know where to find them. Below are pools and parks around the Valley that are worth checking out.