Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Dam a Hive of Activity; Residents Hit the Water as Weather Turns It on for Holidays

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Dam a Hive of Activity; Residents Hit the Water as Weather Turns It on for Holidays

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Byline: SHANNON NEWLEY

WITH fine weather is on its way for the next few days and holiday makers and locals alike looking to cool off, Leslie Dam is set to be a hive of activity.

Clifton's Anita Scott said she and her family had been camping at the dam and visited regularly in an effort to make the most of the summer sun.

C[pounds sterling]When the weather is fine, we come every weekend,C[yen] she said.

But she said spending so much time outdoors also meant sun screen, hats, sun shirts and plenty of water were staples for having fun.

She said her and children and other extended family took part in a range of water activities including knee boarding, water skiing and tubing.

C[pounds sterling]We have three boats between the families,C[yen] she said.

The one water toy the Scotts didn't have was a jet ski, but with the dam a popular location for the crafts, the fine weather served as a timely reminder to be familiar with laws surrounding use of vehicles in the water. …

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