Carousel Skating Rink

Nothing struck fear into a young boy like the high dive tower at Blakely's. Or perhaps you preferred the water slide at Maple Plunge. But to a young man, Lake Millerton or Lost Lake was the destination. Remember the ice rink in Pinedale? Post your favorite Summer Activity here.
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Carousel Skating Rink

Postby Klassik57 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:04 pm

In the early 70's, we hung out at The Carousel Skating Rink every Friday and Saturday night. It was on Shields btw. Maple and Chestnut. We'd meet up with our friends from Sierra Junior High School and skate to the Pop Music.

*Note from admin: Newspaper clipping added from 1965 showing Carousel opening.

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Re: Carousel Skating Rink

Postby Drakonyx » Fri Sep 27, 2013 11:21 pm

This place got bought, remodeled and turned into a church.

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Re: Carousel Skating Rink

Postby jong559 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:13 pm

I remember going to Carousel skating rink in the early 60s. it was owned and operated by the Carlson family. I started competing thru carousel around 1963.

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Re: Carousel Skating Rink

Postby Rbrown125 » Fri Jun 05, 2015 2:24 pm

Started Skating there in about 1971. I remember Bob, and my first job there and had a blast. Also competed. It was a ruff crowd on Friday and Saturday night.

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