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

January 24th, 2019 12:00 AM

Energetic youngsters in February, 1955 braved the elements to skate at the flooded tennis courts at Harrison and Hannah.

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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.