Montreal is in the middle of a now deadly severe heat wave. The extreme temperatures have taken the lives of at least fifteen people already this week.\nIn a city built for its long and brutal winter, there aren't many ways to escape such sweltering weather.\nALSO READ: US Border Patrol Agents Have Been Illegally Invading Canadian Waters\nLuckily, however, there are dozens of unique indoor activities to enjoy across the city.\nHere are 25 air-conditioned options:\nFly high on the hidden Saint Denis trapeze room\nThe trapeze room is a unique Montreal destination for the thrill-seeker. Get off your couch and swing from terrifying heights.\nShamelessly unleash your inner child at Laser Quest\n*pewpewpew* *zoom* *swooshhhh*\nBuy a new book and support a local business at any one of Montreal's indy bookstores\nFor when it's finally cool enough to read outside.\nChill at a Montreal spa\nYou earned it after braving the heat for four days.\nWalk the Underground City\nThe sprawling complex winds through much of the downtown. Most Montrealers don't spend much time down there. But with hundreds of attractions, it's the perfect escape from extreme heat. Check out this map!\nTry not to crash at Action 500 Go Karting\nFeel the artificial wind in your hair because there's definitely none outside today.\nHave some drinks and fun at ArcadeMTL\nThe bar features a full arcade. Entrance is free between 5 and 7pm every Thursday!\nImpress a date or some friends with a cooking class\nCulinary skills are sexy.\nShine at Putting Edge\nThe black light mini golf course is an equally dazzling and challenging afternoon outing. Check out its website.\nTry to defy an escape room challenge\nMontreal oddly has many escape room challenges. Why do Montrealers feel the need to practice finding their way out of impossibly secure rooms? I don't want to know.\nStand next to your favourite celebs at the wax musuem Musée Grévin\nThe A/C ensures the wax won't melt. Check it out!\nTest your piloting skills at Montreal's flight simulator\nJust don't fly high. That's illegal now. Check it out here.\nWork your muscles out while rock climbing at Allez Up\nSecurely fastened at a padded indoor gym is the only kind of rock climbing I will ever do.\nVisit the Pixar animation exhibit at the Montreal Science Museum\nOr, if you're like me, you won't miss the 3D Oceans imax feature. Check out the museum website.\nGet creative at Céramic Café on Saint Denis\nChoose your ceramic item and paint it while enjoyng an iced coffee. Pick it up two weeks later when the heat subsides. More info here.\nGo bowling or hit the arcade at the Montreal Forum\nThe complex across from Atwater metro station also includes a movie theatre.\nGo indoor ice skating at Atrium Le 1000\nThe rink is located behind the lobby of 1000 Rue de la Gauchetière. You can't get much colder than this.\nEnjoy a ballet performance at Place-des-Art\nThe climate-controlled complex is the hub of Montreal high culture.\nSpend a day at one of the city's world-renowned art museums.\nThe Musée des beaux arts and the Musée d'art contemporain are the two largest but there are also dozens of galleries across the city, including the free and huge DHC gallery in the Old Port.\nGawk at the adorable sea otters at the Biodome\nAlso the penguins and macaws and monkeys. MONKEYS.\nCurl over in laughter at the Comedy Nest\nLaugh the heat away.\nPlay archery tag at Combat D'Archers\nIt's perfectly safe...I think.\nSkydive indoors at SkyVenture Montreal\nWhen the heat just makes you want to collapse, why not fall here instead?\nStar gaze at the Planetarium\nEscape the heat? How about escape the entire planet?\nDrink at one of the dozens of Montreal microbreweries\nA nice cold beer sounds incredible right now.\nOr drink at a Montreal wine bar\nWhen all other solutions to escape the heat fail, there's always wine.