Swim club says safety prompted decision

Full story: The Morning Call

Second camp leader, also turned away from pool, says she rejects racism claim. July 11, 2009 -- The head of a private swim club on Friday defended its cancellation of the memberships of dozens of minority children, saying safety, not racism, was the reason.
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Hey No Way

Bangor, PA

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#21
Jul 12, 2009
 
Thats why I don't do Dorney anymore. I say build a wall!! Segregation all the way!!
Vsteckel

Northampton, PA

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#22
Jul 12, 2009
 
StoneFace254 wrote:
I wonder what would happen if all the white people at Dorney Park would get out of the wave pool and just cross there arms in protest? They would probably be called racists & asked to leave the park. Its always a double standard when it comes to racism. I have nieghbors who are black & nieghbors that are latino. Both good hard working people. Its ashame some can give all a bad reputation.
Never been to Dorney Park on the weekends have you? You can't get on any rides because of the bus loads of people who come and the long lines for the rides. When 5 o'clock comes around and the people leave, then you can get on rides with no waiting. That is why I go during the week. It is less crowded and only the locals go during the week. You can barely get in wave pools on the weekends.
tom

Laurys Station, PA

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#23
Jul 13, 2009
 
No matter what the reason was, the club will be sued. If they had continued coming back, and something bad happened due to overcrowding, they would be sued for letting them come to start with. It's a lose/lose situation, unfortunately.
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Danielsville, PA

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#24
Jul 14, 2009
 
Figures there'd be a lawsuit. Just a bunch of proch monkeys looking for another free hand out. I guess standing in the welfare line was too much work.
what

Danielsville, PA

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#25
Jul 15, 2009
 
send them all back to where they came from!!
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Danielsville, PA

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#26
Jul 17, 2009
 
Whats the big deal? why can't the kids bust open a fire hydrant and play in the streets? thats where their parents probably spend their time anyway.

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