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The Raymond West Pool in the 1980s and 90s.
Raymond West Pool
The Raymond West Pool was constructed in 1953.
Swimming sports at the old Raymond West Swimming Pool.
Toddler's area at the Raymond West Pool.
Raymond West swimming lessons - McNeill children. (Margaret McNeill Collection)
Margaret Mitchell at the Raymond West Pool in 1958. (Margaret McNeill Collection)
The upgraded Raymond West Pool included a diving pool and waterslide.
Cooling down at Stuart's Swimming Hole, named after Stuart's Smallgood's Factory just down the road. (Shepparton 50s 60s 70s).
Swimming class Goulburn Arcadia 1910.
Mooroopna Memorial Swimming Pool Postcard. (GSCC)
Dookie Ag College swimming pool 1945. (Chris Padley Collection)
Polly McQuinn's 1934. (Jeanette Doherty Collection)
Swimming in the river Christmas Day 1938, when 118F - 48C. (Jeanette Doherty Collection)
Swimming in the Channel. (Jeanette Doherty Collection)
Swimming in the channel 1960. (State Rivers)
Channel swimming. (Don Fairless Collection)
Haydn using the Tarzan swing at the swimming hole off the Boulevard in 2012. (Photo: Geoff Allemand)
Bathers. (Joy Mirtschin)
Many memories and photos are shared on our Facebook Page.
The Goulburn River had a very popular swimming hole at the back of the Shepparton Heritage Centre with its own sandy beach.
Swimming at Casey's Weir, Gowangardie c1935.
Mooroopna Swimming Hole 1961. (Kathy Geraghty)
Tatura Pool Party 1994. (GSCC)
Broken River at the pumping station to Dookie Ag College, 1945. (Chris Padley Collection)
Rafterys Bend was a popular swimming spot - Christmas 1931 (Jeanette Doherty Collection)
Enjoying a swim in the river - 1930s. (Jeanette Doherty collection)
A boat load of swimmers in the channel. (Jeanette Doherty Collection)
Swimming in the Channel. (Doug Grey Collection)
Keeping cool with the backyard hose. (Jeanette Doherty Collection)
Jake using the Tarzan swing at the swimming hole off the Boulevard in 2012. (Photo: Geoff Allemand)
Doris Jean Johnson - possibly taken 1925 - 1930. (Doug Johnson Collection)
Bathers. (Diane Teasdale)
More history here:
Beginnings of the Lake and Swimming Club.
Tragic drowning in the Goulburn of two sisters in 1916.