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Olympic lap pool to keep in shape

The Rowdy Gaines pool, located in the Chain Of Lakes Park, is an excellent place to drop in for a... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Puget P
South Florida, Florida
Nice venue for a stroll or a jog!

People get defensive if you run too fast, so save that for the track (if you can find one). This... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Nanoose Bay, Canada
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5 Aug 2017
“Nice venue for a stroll or a jog!”
6 Mar 2017
“The Field of Dreams”
Winter Haven, FL
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The Rowdy Gaines pool, located in the Chain Of Lakes Park, is an excellent place to drop in for a lap swim. 10 lanes generally available 10:00 AM -Noon for full length or Noon-1:00 PM for half length, and open year round. If you are...More

Thank Puget P
Reviewed 5 August 2017

People get defensive if you run too fast, so save that for the track (if you can find one). This place is very relaxing and natural.

Thank JHBrewer
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The park is just a short walk from the roadway and the water. A friend and I had a picnic lunch in an area of the park that overlooked the wetlands. We purchased our lunch from one of several unique waterfront grills that are within...More

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I didn't visit as an attraction but rather my college son was playing a game here. To me and to him it was an incredible experience. The stadium itself does need a little sprucing up but aside from that think of all the history that...More

Thank Linda0813
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We were at Legoland and being a Cleveland Indians fan, we decided to check it out. Very small and run down. I see why the Indians left for Arizona. Sorry for the bad review.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This nice park is well-maintained and very clean. It has a variety of usages, including a pool, athletic fields, and a community building. It is quite popular with those in the area.

Thank slvrcrst
Reviewed 18 March 2016

it was a beautiful trip, i enjoyed touring the city, the shopping plazas, and the location of everything around.

Thank Christi F
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We enjoy watching the college teams that come into town to compete at this park. Large groups of handsome young athletes can be seen patronizing the restaurants and enjoying the wonderful Florida weather. The stadium is comfortable. Tickets are very affordable. Sometimes there is planned...More

1  Thank OldSusanna
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Girls day out. We went and had a picnic at the very,very dirty pic ic tables (thank God I had bottled water and disposal wipes ). Trash vans were overflowing. But all in all it was a nice serene picnic and walk along the shores...More

Thank Zealouzone
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Nice fields to watch some baseball in warm weather, nice and close to where we stayed. Played on most of all the fields they have there. Pool was closed.

1  Thank Janet Y
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