Is there anything more delightful than the delicious first dip of summer? Whether you're plummeting down a water slide, diving into the nearest river, or dancing under an open fire hydrant, nothing beats getting soaked in the heat of the sizzling sun. Below, take a moment to appreciate the simple joy of playing in water.

Sau Gia, Vietnam. | (REUTERS/Kham)

Prospect, Australia. | (EPA/DAN HIMBRECHTS)

Queens, New York. | (REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton)

Budapest, Hungary. | (REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh)

Pyongyang, North Korea. | (EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG)

Vienna, Austria. | (REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger)

Dajabon, Dominican Republic. | (REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)

Amman, Jordan. | (REUTERS/Ali Jarekji/WS)


Allahabad, India. | (REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash)

Washington, D.C. | (REUTERS/Larry Downing)

Livingstone, Zambia. | (REUTERS/Howard Burditt)

Hellendoorn, The Netherlands. | (EPA/ROBIN UTRECHT)