Day in the sun

Sunday, July 6, 2008 | 7:06 p.m. CDT; updated 8:07 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008
Javion Boon, 2, cautiously dips his toes into the kiddie pool at Douglass Park on Sunday.

With summer in full swing, Columbians enjoy their days staying active while trying to beat the heat.

A.J. Baillargeon, right, and Valerie Sunn, left, practice softball with their team, DOA, at Cosmo Park before a game on Sunday.
Brett Sramek plays softball with his team, DOA, at Cosmo Park on Sunday. The team’s name, which stands for Dead on Arrival, was chosen because several of the players are pathologists. The co-ed team admits that their softball skills might not exactly be great, but they all have fun playing.
Kentavin Mullins, 14, twists and turns his way down the slide at the Douglass Park swimming pool on Sunday.

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