Fry's Spring Beach Club

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The Fry's Spring Beach Club is a historic swim and tennis facility located in Charlottesville's Fry's Spring neighborhood.

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In the 1920's, the club was frequently visited by entertainers such as the Human Cork, Norris F. Kellam, who was known to eat, smoke, drink, and juggle on the water. [1]


Documentary video

Brian Wimer of Amoeba Films shot a short documentary on the history of the club.



  1. Web. Champion Floater of the World Here, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, August 8, 1922, retrieved August 7, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. August 8, 1922 page 1.
  2. Web. Pillis to Manage Fry's Spring Club, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, September 23, 1959, retrieved September 22, 2022. Print. September 23, 1959 page 17.

External links

Official site