Dreamland Pool submitted by Shirley Bodley
Shirley Bodley wrote: This was taken July 25, 1952. As you can see it was always very crowded! Loved that place: was there everyday. Season pass was $13…had to save my babysitting money to buy mine. Any memories?
Debbie Bunovsky wrote: Lots of great memories! My uncle, Pat Mitchell, was a lifeguard there for years. I remember the first time I ever jumped off the high dive. I was 5 years old. My Dad was waiting for me when I went into the water and I doggie paddled over to him. After that, I was enrolled in Red Cross swimming lessons. Also, many great memories spending the summers there with friends.
Clay Vice wrote: The kids of Portsmouth having that Dreamland pool for 3 month every summer was the greatest thing that was ever in Portsmouth.
Jane Tovine Davis wrote: My brothers and sisters spent all summer long here in the 60’s. I learned to swim here, and almost drowned here as well. I was saved by a girl after I thought I could swim out to the 2nd pier after eating a candy bar. Thank you to that girl, if you are out there reading this!
James Bergman wrote: I remember playing pier tag there. Why did they ever tear this up? Even a South Shore boy enjoyed it there!!!
Suzette Kleinman wrote: After a day at the pool we stopped by Select Dairy for an ice cream cone…
Dave Huffman wrote: Best place for any kid when we were growing up!
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