The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin on June 27, 1965 · Page 23
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June 27, 1965

The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 23

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Sunday, June 27, 1965
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TH| RACINI JOUKNALTIMIf SECTION C SUNDAY, JUNE 27, 1965 ' X The North Shore Club for Family Fun —Journtl-Tlmei Photos The North Shore Club, 814 4 Mile Road, is a new place for Racine families to have picnics, go swimming, play tennis and simply have fun outdoors. The private club, which has been called "a country club without a golf course," was organized a year ago by Wyndham Gary of Milwaukee, the owner. Shown Above Left are club members enjoying a bratwurst party this summer. Above Right is the L-shaped pool with the clubhouse in the backgrou nd. The pool also is pictured At Right, showing the lights used for a recent evening get-together. Floating in the water are small palm trees and gardenias. Club membership, which now exceeds 150 families, can allow as many as 300 families. The North Shore Club's six tennis courts, shown At Left, will be the scene of the 1965 Racine Open Tennis Tournament July 17 and 18. According to Don Ford, club manager, the North Shore tennis facilities exceed those of any other club or park in Racine County. Group tennis and swimming lessons are included in membership dues. For Fourth of July festivities, there will be a tennis tournament and swimming exhibitions at the club for its family members. The carpeted dining area, one of the four rooms in the upper level of the two-story building, is pictured Below. The lower level of the North Shore Club includes locker rooms for men and women, shower facilities and a recreation utility room. The club is run by a board of directors whose officers are John Barrett, : 2310 Hansen Ave., president; Thomas Clark, 3430 Ruby Ave., vice president, and Mrs. Robert Keenan, 3329 Chatham St., secretary. Among the club's four stockholders, including Wyndham Gary of Milwaukee, is Allan S. Porter, 726 Lombard Ave. There are many activities for children at the North Shore Club. Below, they pause for a cold drink during a recent outing. A supervised day camp is offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In the playground area are swings, teeter-totters, jungle jims and a giant 40-foot sandbox. The club also has a basketball court and an ice skating rink for winter fun.

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