Miami-Dade kids beat the summer heat

  • Meliah Puig, 15, left, appears to enjoy the first day of her summer job with her sister, Reese Puig, 16. The Cutler Bay sisters are working for their dad, Juan Puig, who owns Costal Gardens Landscape & Lawn Maintenance. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Meliah Puig, 15, of Cutler Bay, carries two empty bins to collect more fallen leaves from this huge banyan tree in Coral Gables on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Meliah and her sister, Reese Puig, 16, are on summer break from school. They are working with their dad, Juan Puig, who owns Costal Gardens Landscape & Lawn Maintenance. MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Sisters Reese, 16, left, and Meliah Puig, 15, rake banyan tree leaves outside a Coral Gables home on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Exactly one week into their summer break, Reese finished 10th grade and Meliah finished ninth on June 6, the sisters were working with their dad, Juan Puig, who owns Costal Gardens Landscape & Lawn Maintenance. "They want a Jeep," Juan Puig said, "so maybe little by little, they'll get a Jeep." MARSHA HALPER / Miami Herald Staff

  • Kids play as they cool off at Grapeland Water Park, 1550 NW 37th Ave. in Miami, as the temperature reached 90, and storms were out west on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Peter Andrew Bosch / Miami Herald staff

  • Kids climb in to tubes as they go down the river ride to cool off at Grapeland Water Park, at 1550 NW 37th Ave., as the temperature reached 90 and storms were out west, on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Peter Andrew Bosch / Miami Herald staff

  • Kids line up to go down the water slide as they cool off at Grapeland Water Park, at 1550 NW 37th Ave. in Miami as the temperature reached 90 on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Peter Andrew Bosch / Miami Herald staff

  • Ulysses Rodriguez plays with his 6-year-old son Gabriel at Grapeland Water Park, 1550 NW 37th Ave., as the temperature reached 90 on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Peter Andrew Bosch / Miami Herald staff

  • Anthony Morley and his son Antherius Morley go down the water slide as they cool off at Grapeland Water Park, 1550 NW 37th Ave., as the temperature reached 90 on Thursday, June 13, 2013. Peter Andrew Bosch / Miami Herald staff