Perry’s Swim School 412 NE 17th Avenue, Ocala, FL 34470 Telephone: +1 352 732 5540

Newton A Perry

Dorothy (Dot) Perry



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An Underwater History of Newton A Perry.

Newton A Perry under water acting as Santa Clause. Christmas in July? Florida Memory – Santa (Newton Perry) waits for a mermaid – Weeki Wachee, Florida

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Perry’s Big Pool Built in 1959 by Newt and Dot perry. The opening Day hosted some big names from around the city of Ocala.

Tarzan Newt Perry did a lot of things around the community but being the stunt double for Tarzan made him a name.

Ocala City Pool Newt and Dot taught swimming lessons at the City Pool in Ocala near Tuscawilla Park in the 1950’s

Mermaids Newt Perry founded Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in South Florida

Parties Recreation is a summer time treat, Perry’s wants you to join in on the fun.

Family Our tradition spans 4 generations of Perry’s at our home here in Ocala.

Under Water Newt Perry held the world record for holding his breath under water in 1939.

Diving Board One of the only Spring Board Diving Boards left in Ocala. Most people remember this from when they were young.