The Fred D Applegate Memorial pool was built on Spokane Street in 1959 and opened for use in 1960. Applegate, a long-time and popular director,  had a 40 year career with the YMCA. Swimming lessons, scuba diving, life saving, swim meets and recreation co-existed with the water ballet group called the "Dolphinettes" (next week will see photos of some of their shows). 

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