LARRY

Colorado Springs, CO

#21 Jul 10, 2012
Brenda, when did you live there? i grew up in Dayton and now live in Utah as well.
KyGal

Cincinnati, OH

#22 Jul 30, 2012
I miss Tacoma Pool and wish I could still take my kids there. I was swimming in the 10 foot there since I was 4 and very tiny. The lifeguards would make me prove I could swim well. Both of my brothers were lifeguards there and we had passes every year growing up. We would do our chores in the morning and rush there and stay till it closed. I later was on their swim team and became a lifeguard for a year as well. Now the area next to where the pool was is a marina where I keep my boat. I have fond memories every time I go to Manhattan Hourbour.
rob

Louisville, KY

#23 Aug 27, 2012
remember friends from dayton and tacoma back then. whatever happened to Jerry Lee, Terry Lee, Ronnie Helton, Donnie Marlow, Ronnie & Donnie Lightfoot, Delbert Pierson & Calvin Pierson, Dallas Major. can't remember all them
Teresa

United States

#24 Sep 13, 2012
I live in Dayton I remember the pool and Dave's and debs! That's what wrong up her in Dayton now kids not have any things to do but to hang on street corners! I wish it was that way again! 5995
kymom

Louisville, KY

#25 Sep 13, 2012
My friends and I spent a good portion of our summers at Tacoma too, and remember the drive-in? it was right around the bend there a little ways. Fun times, wish they were still there.
clowning

Somerset, KY

#26 Oct 23, 2012
Tacoma was a life saver for the generations fortunate enough to experience it. All day playing hoops,swimming and running kept kids out of trouble and in great shape. Parents loved it because we were safe and wore out when we got home. No swimming on the day you had a baseball game though. A typical day was swim and dive and play until around 5, go home and eat and go to baseball practice at walker field then back to the pool until close.
Larry

Colorado Springs, CO

#27 Oct 23, 2012
clowning wrote:
Tacoma was a life saver for the generations fortunate enough to experience it. All day playing hoops,swimming and running kept kids out of trouble and in great shape. Parents loved it because we were safe and wore out when we got home. No swimming on the day you had a baseball game though. A typical day was swim and dive and play until around 5, go home and eat and go to baseball practice at walker field then back to the pool until close.
so true....that was a typical day all summer long...or nipping over to Legers to get chips or a drink.
lemons

Somerset, KY

#28 Oct 24, 2012
use to thumb the avenue and ride to the pool (it was easy and not as dangerous once upon a time), took swimming lessons there in the shallow end (believe it was the red cross that offered them). played pinball, swam, played hoops. Tackle football in the shallow end. It was great for kids and families and brought people together.
larry

Colorado Springs, CO

#29 Oct 24, 2012
lemons wrote:
use to thumb the avenue and ride to the pool (it was easy and not as dangerous once upon a time), took swimming lessons there in the shallow end (believe it was the red cross that offered them). played pinball, swam, played hoops. Tackle football in the shallow end. It was great for kids and families and brought people together.
i remember playing catchers in the pool...the person who was "it" would stand on the high dive and those playing would all stand on 2nd raft...fun times!
Misty

Garden City, MI

#30 Jan 8, 2013
Anyone have any pics of the pool? I had a great childhood in Dayton and alot of my summers were spent at that pool ...
Kirby

West Milton, OH

#31 Jan 8, 2013
rob wrote:
remember friends from dayton and tacoma back then. whatever happened to Jerry Lee, Terry Lee, Ronnie Helton, Donnie Marlow, Ronnie & Donnie Lightfoot, Delbert Pierson & Calvin Pierson, Dallas Major. can't remember all them
Delbert was a hell of a chess player.
Shawn K Egan

Zanesville, OH

#32 Jan 10, 2013
From the time that I was a kid being taken there by my older brothers & sisters to my years in High School, just prior to joining the US Air Force, I was a lifeguard there under the ownership of Charlie Palmer...met and fell in love with the most beautiful girl...Phyllis Brown. It was great days and nights. Since that owners son, Todd, and I were best friends we would bring our best of friends down at 3:00am to drink and swim through the night, and the next morning, and with a major handover, we would have to put on the breathing gear to clean the bottom of the pool. Still, it was great...from the video games, cotton candy, ice balls, the high & low boards, the two lifeguard chairs, etc, etc, etc. I loved it and miss it to this day.
Katrina Geis

Franklin, OH

#33 Jan 18, 2013
Hello, I am the Grandughter of Gil and Aggie Geis (Bierman). I have heard many wonderful stories about Tacoma beach/pool throughout my childhood. If any of you have pictures of Tacoma that you are willing to share or happen to know my grandparents please contact me. [email protected] thank you :)
Jimmy Warf

Gulfport, MS

#34 Feb 2, 2013
LISA wrote:
Who remembers the old Tacoma pool?
I spent many happy day's there when I was young.
I wish they still had it there sometimes or one just like it or even bigger; especially after last summer.
who agrees with me?
. I loved Tacoma pool it was a big part of my life,lots of great memory's .
Jimmy Warf

Gulfport, MS

#35 Feb 2, 2013
Lots of great memory's
we need another pool

Covington, KY

#36 Feb 10, 2013
I wish there were another pool like that available for kids these days. I'm not sure it would be our best bet with all the drugs and teenage rivalry though. Back in the day (if I understand correctly) all of the Bellevue and Dayton kids were there everyday without much of a problem.
frank

Milwaukee, WI

#37 May 13, 2013
larry wrote:
i grew up going to that pool....i dont live around there anymore but i still have great memories of it.
is this Larry Jordan?
Larry

Bossier City, LA

#38 May 20, 2013
[this is....who is this?
Dan Robinson

Garden City, MI

#39 May 20, 2013
What's up Larry King time no see
Frank boles

United States

#40 May 20, 2013
Hey Larry,

What's up?

How you doin'?

Frank

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