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A Memory of Aldershot

Learned to swim here but never went down the slide (too scared of heights), but would swim until I was wrinked.

A memory shared by Pam Odam , on Feb 20th, 2013.

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Sat Mar 25th 2017, at 4:11 pm

veryvexed commented:

I went to Park school over the road from about 66-72? When I joined the juniors I was allowed to go straight from school to the lido. my friends a I had season tickets and we went nearly every day come rain, hail or sun, the life guards hated us there would be three little boy huddling under our towels, teeth chattering and of course the lifeguards had to be out as there were costumers. This place hold such fond memories, the melting tar on the roof terrace of the cafe the trampolines and other attractions, I vaguely remember a tiny train? The place was huge with tennis courts football pitches and a massive clock where the hands were shaped in the form of elegant 1930s divers. And that slide I had my first back injury coming off that after surfing down it but forgetting to sit down before the end. It was just so good the huge lagoon part that was all 3'6" Ahh, brilliant.

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