Flashback to winter of 1955: Ice skating at the park or roller skating at St. B's

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By Historical Society

In the winter of 1955, Forest Park children could be found ice skating at the flooded tennis courts at the Park District or at the flooded basketball court at 16th/Circle.  For warmer rounds of skating, St. Bernardine's hosted roller skating in the parish hall on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

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Dianne Howard from Vernon, VT (from FP)  

Posted: February 1st, 2019 7:00 PM

In the late 50s I went to St. B's every weekend Dennis Derr fell in front of me and kicked me in the cheek. fracturing it.....same with the ice rink....weekends and nights ; I took a bad spill and fractured my kneecap, which ended any thoughts of becoming the next Carol Heiss...lol

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