b"2021 GHCC Travel Resource Guide-Final.qxp_Layout 16/17/2110:23 AMPage 12Fun onthe Water! Grab your favorite water gear and head to local lakes, ponds, and the Merrimack River to enjoy time on the water. Small watercraft colorfully glide on the surface of the water. There are many access points open to the public.You will find everything from paddle boards, kayaks, and canoes to motorboats on the Merrimack River. Remember, safety is essential. Don't forget the life jackets! KayakingGHCCFishing on the MerrimackGHCCSwasey Park Alison Colby Campbell Cool Offon Hot Day ! There are many places to swim and splash around in Haverhill on a hot summer day. The splash pad at Swasey Park is fun for kids to run around and play under various sprinklers. In addition, you can go swimming at Plug Pond, the public pool at Haverhill High School or private swim clubs. There you can feel the sand between your toes, take a picnic to spend the day, or hang out in the wading area.Swasey Splash Pad Alison Colby Campbell12HaverhillChamber.com | Water Fun & Cooling Off in the Summer"