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Rainbow Rollerdrome

General information and history of the Rainbow Rollerdrome, a roller skating rink opened in Memphis Tennessee in 1942 that closed in 1958.

Rainbow Rollerdrome (1942-1958)
Rainbow Lake Complex, 2879 Lamar, Memphis, Tennessee
- Complex with huge roller rink and swimming pool
- Also the "Terrace Room" restaurant and picnic grounds
- 1936: Rainbow Lake pool complex opened by Leo Pieraccini,
- 1942: Roller skating rink added
- 1958: Complex sold to Rainbow Lake Country Club
- 1960's: Memphis AFL=CIO bough mot of the buildings
1975; Fire caused $300,000+ in damages
1981: Pancho's bough site for HQ and food processing
Later buildings were torn down
Today: apartment complex and Aldi Grocery Store
- 2008 Article in the Memphis Flyer
- 2011 Article in Memphis Magazine
- Historic Memphis "Historic Rainbow Lake" Article
- Historic Memphis "Rainbow Lake Memories" Article

Historic Roller Rinks of Tennessee

Tennessee Roller Rinks by Region

About Roller Skating in Tennessee

See also:
Ice Skating rinks in Tennessee
Other Attractions in Tennessee
Tennessee Travel Guide

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