Wonderland Swim Club

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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Christopher Stone
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Wonderland Swim Club

Post by Christopher Stone » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:33 pm

It was Wonderland when I went there. I remember hearing "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini" there on my transistor radio for the first time. Maybe it later morphed into Soupie. There was also a Wonderland roller skating rink.
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fresno oyea
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Wonderland Pool

Post by fresno oyea » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:12 pm

Wonderland was at Blackstone and Shaw behind the old Blackstone Bowl. It was an apartment complex that opened during summer, cost was a dime or quarter. It had a high dive, snack bar, lockers and was a great place to go!

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Re: Wonderland Pool

Post by staffero » Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:52 am

Wonderland was where Torinos is off Blackstone and Shaw. The KYNO millionaire would throw silver dollars into the pool so kids could dive for them.

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Wonderland Pool behind the Skating Rink

Post by jong559 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:20 pm

Wonderland swimming pool was at Blackstone and Shaw behind Wonderland Skating Rink. It was a hotel with a large pool that they would open to the public during the summer.
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