50th Anniversary 01st May 1966 – 2016

Roy 1st in Wsea Swimming Poool 01-05-1966The photo was taken on the 01st of May 1966 – It said on the back – Roy 1st in Whittlesey Swimming Pool.
The photo was in the Whittlesey Reporter and Peterborough Evening Telegraph.
Now to be honest – I can not remember ‘if’ I was 1st or 2nd! – I do remember queuing up at around 6am on Sunday 1st May 1966.
I had already purchased a ‘season pass’ which cost 2 Pounds 10 Shillings (£2:50) –
Remember when the pool opened it was an ‘Open Air’ Pool.

The previous day Civil dignitary The Reverent Quinion had the ‘Official honour’ of being able to swim in the new pool.

160501-12AToday Sunday 01st May 2016 – I was very ‘honoured’ by the Staff (Louise Slack) of the New Vision Fitness Centre (Called today).
To be allowed to re-enact – some 50 years to the day, of being 1st in Whittlesey Swimming Pool.
The cost has moved with the times!!!
The Pool is covered and has a training pool.

I am so pleased to be here again after 50 Years.


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The post says 30th April, I started the edit last night!

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