Surviving the heat in the Redlands Cheryl Goodenough@Cheryl__G12 Feb 2017, 6:30 p.m. What did the people of Redlands do to survive the heat on the weekend? See our photo gallery. Surviving the heat | Photos Miley Covolo, 6, chilling in their pool at Alexandra Hills with Bruno. Photo: Shannon JasperseIn Alexandra Hills, Linda Hulett feeds a possum that lives on the top her garden shed. Photo: Linda HulettTwo-year-old Alexis beats the heat in their complex pool in Wellington Point. Photo: Kayhler WeekAaaaah...that feels good! Kayla Evans at Brown Lake on North Stradbroke Island. Photo: Kylie EvansEight-year-old Chad and two-year-old Matteo Covolo enjoy a paddle on the water at Raby Bay. Photo: Shannon JasperseTwo-year-old Sophia, of Redland Bay, enjoys the cooling water of Moreton Bay. Photo: Bec WoodYum! Rylan Jase, six months, of Alexandra Hills, sucks on sweet watermelon to cool down during the heatwave. Photo: Bekkah EdwardsIsaac Swaby, three months, of Redland Bay chills in the pool. Photo: Darryn SwabyFour month old Mia enjoys the pool at her Wellington Point home. Photo: Heidi RiceJust a week before turning three, Angel Martin, of Alexandra Hills, keeps cool under the drinking fountain at Wellington Point. Photo: Simone MartinJoel, 8, and Hayden, 6, of Redland Bay cool off. Photo: Bec WoodWater play keeps Michael Martyn, 18 months, of Thorneside cool. Photo: Caron MartynFrankie Rollinson, 22 months, of Cleveland, kept cool in the air conditioning while watching Matilda on television. Photo: Jessica SimonsIt was a win-win for Myra McDonald who got her ear's pierced for her sixth birthday on the weekend, and enjoyed the wait in the air conditioned salon. Photo: Monique McDonaldSwanning in the water at Flinders Beach on North Stradbroke Island are Kayla Evans and her father Joe Evans. Photo: Kylie EvansIndigo O'Neill, of Wellington Point, headed to the beach reserve to cool off in the salty water. Photo: Julian O'NeillOscar O'Neill enjoys playing in the shade of the big trees at Wellington Point beach reserve. Photo: Julian O'NeillFluffy cat Violet tries to keep cool in the bathroom of her Thorneside home. Photo: Felicity CunninghamThe only way to nap on a hot day: In the air conditioning in the shade at the park. Deborah Tschirpig, of Mount Warren Park, with Harlo-Eve, 4, Vaya, 4 months and Zephyr, 21 months, at the Beenleigh duck park. Photo: Deborah TschirpigRemember the wildlife in the heat. Linda Hulett takes care of a possum that lives on the top of her garden shed in Alexandra Hills. Photo: Linda HulettTwo-year-old Ava Granato, of Thornlands, paints a large block of ice with food dye. Photo: Kirsty-Lee GranatoMarly Tuhaika, four months, took to a relative's pool to keep cool on the weekend. Photo: Jess Churches-KennedyWater and shade kept four month old Marley Tuhaika and his father Franco Tuhaika, of Redland Bay, cool on the weekend. Photo: Jess Churches-Kennedy.Jingo, a retired ex-racer does his best to keep cool at Mount Cotton. Photo: Mersina AxiomThis hot weather is not even for the birds. Loki and Odin dry off after having a shower. Photo: Heather DarwinOdin and Loki soak away the heat in the shower at their house in Holland Park. Photo: Heather DarwinEighteen month old, Michael Martyn, of Thorneside, enjoys an ice block after swimming at Colmslie pool. Photo: Emily MartynCrystal, 4, of Alexandra Hills, enjoys the cool sand. Photo: Chloe MaujeanPlaying pie face with cream is messy, but helps Kobe Simmons, 8, of Victoria Point, keep cool. Photo: Jennifer SimmonsFive month old Fletcher keeps cool sucking on frozen breast milk chunks at home in Victoria Point. Photo: Rebecca ChristensenAt just four and a half months, Piper enjoyed the cool of the air-conditioned shops with her mother, Ashlie Florea, of Ormiston. Photo: Ashlie FloreaSmothered in cool sand at Tallebudgera Creek is Will Boxall, of Sheldon. Photo: Leigh BoxallAfter 10 minutes outside, a tired and sweaty Noah Anderson, 2, fell asleep with his mother Teena Anderson in front of the air conditioner at their home in Thornlands. Photo: Teena AndersonCooling off in the park are Noah, 4, and Hayden, 6, of Redland Bay. Photo: Bec WoodMilly's game of fetch is interrupted with a spray from the sprinkler to keep her cool at her house in Capalaba. Photo: Maxine JohnsonFour-year-old Houston, and Lennox, 3, of Thornlands, kept cool with slushies and sprinklers. Photo: Katrina SealeyHaving water fun to cool down at their house in Thornlands is Imogen, 12. Photo: Katrina SealeyEden, 9, cools down on the slippy slide at Thornlands. Photo: Katrina SealeyJet, of Alexandra Hills, watches from the air conditioned house as the family dog Hugo plays in the water. Photo: Chelsey AndersonElias, 7, with five month old standard poodle Maximus keep each other company on the cool tiles in an air conditioned room in their house in Capalaba. Photo: Joanne HallLottie and Bear, of Redland Bay, keep their cool inside the air conditioned car. Photo: Laura EnsingerHeidi Rice takes a selfie with Mia, four months, before cooling off in their pool at Wellington Point. Photo: Heidi RiceAnthony Axiom with Mikayla, Jack and Haylee cooling off at home in Mount Cotton. Photo: Mersina AxiomCassie Baldock takes a selfie with Faith, 11, Zander, 9, and Ashton, 7, in the pool at their house in Birkdale to keep out of the heat. Photo: Cassie BaldockEnjoying the water at home in Wellington Point is Hallie, who is 17 months. Photo: Cassie MaherRocky takes over Hallie's spot to cool off in the water. Photo: Cassie MaherThree-year-old Georgia Swaby, of Redland Bay, cools off at Currimundi Lakes. Photo: Alison SwabyMack enjoys jumping in the water on the trampoline at his house in Mount Cotton. Photo: Stacey DobbieRiley, Kalliyan and Sovannary keeping cool in the pool. Photo: Stephanie DanielsLayla, 20 months, and Jett help fill up the pool with water to keep cool during the heatwave. Photo: Tahlia GronvoldAn exhausted Arthur naps in the shade on North Stradbroke Island on the weekend. Photo: Amanda ReidArthur cools down playing in the water on North Stradbroke Island. Photo: Amanda ReidPaige Cole, of Thornlands, with her hand-raised budgie called Buddie, who paces when he wants a bath to cool down in the heat. Photo: Paige ColeMerlin chills out in the shade, enjoying the ocean breeze at a park in Redland Bay. Photo: Nicole JokNineteen month old Joshua, of Alexandra Hills, cools down with a blend of frozen mango, banana and milk. Photo: Kylie FinkA photo snapped in Redland Bay with a thermal camera showing the street temperature at over 50 degrees. Photo: Nadine MenezesTweetFacebook of ╳exitPLAYING in water or staying inside with the air conditioner blasting were among the favourite places for Redlanders to cool off this weekend.Aside from children, there were also birds, a possum and dogs pictured trying to escape from the heat.