Temperatures are expected to reach the low 90s Wednesday afternoon and the National Weather Service has even issued an air quality alert.
In Bellmore, there are plenty of ways to beat to heat.
Escape to the ocean: While Jones and Tobay Beaches are nearby, there are several others on Long Island if you want to remain in your air conditioned vehicle for a longer drive.
Play in a pool: The pool in Newbridge Road Park is open on Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. So go and take a dip!
Catch a flick: The Bellmore Playhouse has air conditioned theaters. So go and enjoy a flick while staying cool in the meantime.
Eat something cool: Ralph's Italian Ices, Hershey's Ice Cream, International Delight Cafe, Madison's Smoothie Cafe all offer cold, sweet treats.
Catch up on some reading: Bellmore Memorial Library and the North Bellmore Public Library offer a cool setting for some reading fun.