MEGA GALLERY: Splashing through a Riverina summer

Ashley Parker, 13, is one cool dude at the Junee pool. Picture: Declan Rurenga
Ashley Parker, 13, is one cool dude at the Junee pool. Picture: Declan Rurenga
Lina Heffernan, 3, cools down at the Junee Rec Centre. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Lina Heffernan, 3, cools down at the Junee Rec Centre. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Sasha, 10, Tempi, 2, and Mitchell Halliburton, 5, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Sasha, 10, Tempi, 2, and Mitchell Halliburton, 5, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

At the Junee Rec Centre are Makeeta Jenkins, 9, and Taylor Duck, 12. Picture: Declan Rurenga

At the Junee Rec Centre are Makeeta Jenkins, 9, and Taylor Duck, 12. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Samuel Polimeni, 9, and sister Isabella Polimeni, 7, at the Australia Day pool party in Leeton. Picture: John Gray

Samuel Polimeni, 9, and sister Isabella Polimeni, 7, at the Australia Day pool party in Leeton. Picture: John Gray

Sam, 11, and Tara, 10, Robinson try to fry an egg on a Griffith railway track. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Sam, 11, and Tara, 10, Robinson try to fry an egg on a Griffith railway track. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Todd Vogelezang, Mitchell Pettit, Lindsay Kelly, Leigh Kelly and Darcy O'Bryan at Holbrook B&S. Picture: Alastair Brook

Todd Vogelezang, Mitchell Pettit, Lindsay Kelly, Leigh Kelly and Darcy O'Bryan at Holbrook B&S. Picture: Alastair Brook

Brooke Clements, 10, at the Junee Rec Centre. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Brooke Clements, 10, at the Junee Rec Centre. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Caleb Callow, 13, at the Junee pool. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Caleb Callow, 13, at the Junee pool. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Cooling down at the Junee Rec Centre are Charlie McEwen, 8, Harry McEwen, 11, and Ashleigh Howe, 12. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Cooling down at the Junee Rec Centre are Charlie McEwen, 8, Harry McEwen, 11, and Ashleigh Howe, 12. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Isaac Gooden, 6, hangs out in the Junee pool. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Isaac Gooden, 6, hangs out in the Junee pool. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Isaac Gooden, 6, Zyon Shepherd, 12 and Brandon Shepherd, 9, cool off in Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Isaac Gooden, 6, Zyon Shepherd, 12 and Brandon Shepherd, 9, cool off in Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Toby Gannon, 18 months, finds a cool spot at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Toby Gannon, 18 months, finds a cool spot at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Archie Keough, 5, gets chased by Tom Shumack, 4, on Australia Day in Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Archie Keough, 5, gets chased by Tom Shumack, 4, on Australia Day in Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Cautlin Guinan, 12, is well into the Australia Day spirit at Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Cautlin Guinan, 12, is well into the Australia Day spirit at Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Georgina Richards, Kennedy Leach, Laura Shelton, all 12, at the pool party in Leeton on Australia Day. Picture: John Gray

Georgina Richards, Kennedy Leach, Laura Shelton, all 12, at the pool party in Leeton on Australia Day. Picture: John Gray

Lailani Watts and Charlotte Rudd, both nine, splash down at the bottom of the Leeton pool slide. Picture: John Gray

Lailani Watts and Charlotte Rudd, both nine, splash down at the bottom of the Leeton pool slide. Picture: John Gray

Lailani Watts and Charlotte Rudd, both nine, splash down at the bottom of the Leeton pool slide. Picture: John Gray

Lailani Watts and Charlotte Rudd, both nine, splash down at the bottom of the Leeton pool slide. Picture: John Gray

Harrison, 9, Matilda, 5, Ashley, 13, and Jack Dedman, 7, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Harrison, 9, Matilda, 5, Ashley, 13, and Jack Dedman, 7, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Isaac Currie and Calum Dunn, both eight, splash around to cool down in Leeton. Picture: John Gray

Isaac Currie and Calum Dunn, both eight, splash around to cool down in Leeton. Picture: John Gray

Cooling down at the Junee Rec Centre is Aleesha Shephard, 4, and Jamie Byrne, 11. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Cooling down at the Junee Rec Centre is Aleesha Shephard, 4, and Jamie Byrne, 11. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Chloe Lenehan, 11, has a crack at wakeboarding at a day for kids to try out water activities on Lake Albert, hosted by Lake Albert Boat Club. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Chloe Lenehan, 11, has a crack at wakeboarding at a day for kids to try out water activities on Lake Albert, hosted by Lake Albert Boat Club. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Braydan Rutland prepares for a landing at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Braydan Rutland prepares for a landing at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Backyard cricket at the Australia Day pool party in Leeton. Picture: John Gray

Backyard cricket at the Australia Day pool party in Leeton. Picture: John Gray

Fatima Ahmed, Maria Tynan, Zoe Chilby, Tharani Manoharan at the Leeton Public School swimming carnival. Picture: John Gray

Fatima Ahmed, Maria Tynan, Zoe Chilby, Tharani Manoharan at the Leeton Public School swimming carnival. Picture: John Gray

(Front) Jake Smith, Gary Douglas, (back) Dermot McManus, Tashh Seton, Damian Britt, Lou Bird, Justin Brown and Aiden Jakober have shade and pool ready at the Holbrook B&S car park. Picture: Alastair Brook

(Front) Jake Smith, Gary Douglas, (back) Dermot McManus, Tashh Seton, Damian Britt, Lou Bird, Justin Brown and Aiden Jakober have shade and pool ready at the Holbrook B&S car park. Picture: Alastair Brook

Who is that masked man at the St Francis College swimming carnival? Brendan Celi. Picture: John Gray

Who is that masked man at the St Francis College swimming carnival? Brendan Celi. Picture: John Gray

Haiden McRae, 9, and Anthony McRae, 11, on Australia Day in Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Haiden McRae, 9, and Anthony McRae, 11, on Australia Day in Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Chloe Evans, 7, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Chloe Evans, 7, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Julian Marcanio, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Julian Marcanio, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Sally Evans, 9, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Sally Evans, 9, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Chloe Evans, 7, and Julian Marcanio, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Chloe Evans, 7, and Julian Marcanio, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Julian Marconio, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Julian Marconio, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Mitalia Tanuvasa, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Mitalia Tanuvasa, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Bella and Dexter have a splash around Wagga Beach. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Bella and Dexter have a splash around Wagga Beach. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Justin Eade-Hollier, 6, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Justin Eade-Hollier, 6, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Savera Tanuvasa, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Savera Tanuvasa, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Mitalia Tanuvasa, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Mitalia Tanuvasa, 8, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Leah Humphrys

Sean Garcia, 6, Ryan Garcia, 8, and Alex Pietroboni, 11, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Sean Garcia, 6, Ryan Garcia, 8, and Alex Pietroboni, 11, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Mason Truscott, 9, and Angus Bartter, 10, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Mason Truscott, 9, and Angus Bartter, 10, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Jaxon Truscott and Darcie Carnell, both 11, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Jaxon Truscott and Darcie Carnell, both 11, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Jarrod Sillis at the crease at the Australia Day pool party in Leeton. Picture: John Gray

Jarrod Sillis at the crease at the Australia Day pool party in Leeton. Picture: John Gray

Oliver Bartter and Riley Piva, both 9, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Oliver Bartter and Riley Piva, both 9, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Isaac Piva, 9, and Tom Bartter at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Isaac Piva, 9, and Tom Bartter at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Letitia Currie, 14, Rachel Oates, 14 and Kaitlyn McRae, 14, on Australia Day in Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Letitia Currie, 14, Rachel Oates, 14 and Kaitlyn McRae, 14, on Australia Day in Junee. Picture: Declan Rurenga

Jye Eslick, 6, Jaulian Marela, 14, and Reni Marela, 12, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Jye Eslick, 6, Jaulian Marela, 14, and Reni Marela, 12, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Jemima Morel, 3, and Tytan Vasta, 19 months, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Jemima Morel, 3, and Tytan Vasta, 19 months, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Manex Vasta, 4, Harry Morel, 5, Aleczandro Vasta, 5, and Charlie Morel, 3, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Manex Vasta, 4, Harry Morel, 5, Aleczandro Vasta, 5, and Charlie Morel, 3, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Ethan Biele and Kaitlyn Thomas, both 3, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Ethan Biele and Kaitlyn Thomas, both 3, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Stephanie Congdon, 5, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Stephanie Congdon, 5, at City Park in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Dominic Foggiato, 4, beats the heat in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

Dominic Foggiato, 4, beats the heat in Griffith. Picture: Anthony Stipo

There was plenty of fun to be had at the Leeton Australia Day pool party. Picture: John Gray

There was plenty of fun to be had at the Leeton Australia Day pool party. Picture: John Gray

Jess Brown and Simon Fletcher watch on as Bella and Dexter have a splash at Wagga Beach. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Jess Brown and Simon Fletcher watch on as Bella and Dexter have a splash at Wagga Beach. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Wagga Beach is a popular cool-down spot in summer. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Wagga Beach is a popular cool-down spot in summer. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Max Lenehan, 5, at a day for kids to try out water activities on Lake Albert, hosted by Lake Albert Boat Club. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Max Lenehan, 5, at a day for kids to try out water activities on Lake Albert, hosted by Lake Albert Boat Club. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Oliver McLachlan, 6, at a day for kids to try out water activities on Lake Albert, hosted by Lake Albert Boat Club. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Oliver McLachlan, 6, at a day for kids to try out water activities on Lake Albert, hosted by Lake Albert Boat Club. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Lachy Myers catches some air on Lake Albert. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Lachy Myers catches some air on Lake Albert. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Jake Gaynor and Lachy Myers on biscuits on Lake Albert. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Jake Gaynor and Lachy Myers on biscuits on Lake Albert. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Charlize Murdoch, 9, and Tiffany Irlam, 11, are ready to go on Lake Albert. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Charlize Murdoch, 9, and Tiffany Irlam, 11, are ready to go on Lake Albert. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Toby, 7, Lauren, 8, and Lachlan Golden, 9, at Lake Albert. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Toby, 7, Lauren, 8, and Lachlan Golden, 9, at Lake Albert. Picture: Addison Hamilton

Sharnii Hinkley, Sarah-Jane Smith-Way and Jane Morris cool down in the Holbrook B&S car park. Picture: Alastair Brook

Sharnii Hinkley, Sarah-Jane Smith-Way and Jane Morris cool down in the Holbrook B&S car park. Picture: Alastair Brook

Claudia Lieschke, 20, at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Claudia Lieschke, 20, at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Justin Brooke-Smith, Kieran Brooke-Smith, Elise Whitaker and Kate Whitaker in a very portable pool in the Holbrook B&S car park. Picture: Alastair Brook

Justin Brooke-Smith, Kieran Brooke-Smith, Elise Whitaker and Kate Whitaker in a very portable pool in the Holbrook B&S car park. Picture: Alastair Brook

Alastair Mansfield and Dan Holden cool off at the Holbrook B&S car park. Picture: Alastair Brook

Alastair Mansfield and Dan Holden cool off at the Holbrook B&S car park. Picture: Alastair Brook

Logan Hotston, 8, of the IGA Jock and G Strings cools down between games at the Cootamundra Touch Carnival. Picture: Michael Frogley

Logan Hotston, 8, of the IGA Jock and G Strings cools down between games at the Cootamundra Touch Carnival. Picture: Michael Frogley

Kane Rutland leaps onto a boogie board at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Kane Rutland leaps onto a boogie board at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Will Shoemark, 11, at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley

Will Shoemark, 11, at Wagga Beach. Picture: Michael Frogley