It is hot, HoT, HOT outside! With next week's temperatures in the 90s, it's time to cool off! One way to chill out this summer is heading to one of the many water parks around Utah Valley. These pools include fun for parents, students, and kids. Here's my list of the best water parks in Utah Valley.

Spanish Fork Water Park

Spanish Fork Pool 

The Spanish Fork Waterpark includes a waterslide and a splash pad for little ones to play in. There are also several sports options including three volleyball courts, a basketball court, and multiple horseshoe pits. Admission is $3.50 for 4 years and up and $2 for seniors. If you have a child under 3, your child's admission is free. The pool is open Tuesday through Saturday from 1-6 pm and on Mondays it closes at 8 pm.

Provo Rec Center

The indoor pool at the Provo Rec Center 

The Provo Rec Center has lots to offer both adults and kids. There is an outdoor pool open during the summer. The outdoor pool includes two water slides, a wave pool, and a splash pool. But there's more--the Provo Rec Center also has an indoor pool with water slides, a water playground, a lazy river, and an aquatic climbing wall. A day pass to the Provo Rec Center is $5.

SCERA Park Pool

The SCERA Park Pool 

The SCERA Park Pool offers two waterslides, a water playground, a dive tank, and a lap pool. Most of the amentities are open from 12:30-7pm on weekdays and from 12:30-6pm Friday and Saturday. Admission to the SCERA Park Pool is $6 for adults, $5 for kids 4-13 and seniors, and $1.50 for toddlers 1-3.

Lindon Aquatics Center

The water playground at the Lindon Aquatic Center

The Lindon Aquatics Center is jam-packed with fun stuff for the family. For the kids, there's the pirate themed water playground complete with mini-slide. For the teens and adults, there's the FlowRider, a surfing simulator. For the family members that just want to soak up some sun, there's a lazy river too. Admission is $5.50 for adults and $4.50 for kids. On Monday nights, you can bring the whole family for only $16.50. Check out their website for pool hours.

Lehi Legacy Center

Legacy Pool tropical playground 

The Legacy Center pool is indoor so that means water fun all year-round! There's a tropical themed playground for the kiddos. The Legacy Center also includes a lazy river, a water slide, and a hot tub. One of the main delights is the giant bucket drop--a fun way to get totally soaked! The leisure pool is open from 9am-8:50pm Monday through Friday and 9am-7:50pm on Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for teens, $3 for kids 4-11, and free for toddlers and babies.

American Fork City Pool

The Pool at American Fork 

The American Fork City Pool offers a lazy river, a zero-entry pool, and a water slide. The pool is open from 12:30-7pm. Admission is $4.50 for adults and $4 for kids 4-17.

Seven Peaks

Seven Peaks slides 

And no water park blog post is complete without Seven Peaks! Seven Peaks offers sun and thrills for any member of the family. Get an adrenaline rush on the drop slides or race your siblings on the Avalanche, a racing slide. Stay chill on the lazy river or rent a tube and enjoy the tube slides. An all-day pass to Seven Peaks is $24.99 for guests 48" and up and $19.99 for guests under 48". Seven Peaks is open from 12-8pm Monday through Saturday.

Let us know which water park is your favorite. And don't forget your sunscreen!