Club performs on Alton PoolThe Alton Water Ski Club is making a pitch to potential members to get ready to join once the weather warms up.  The club dates back to 1955, and while a small group of skiers is trying to keep the group alive, they hope the river will cooperate this year so more people can enjoy the sport.

The group has a ski jump ramp and a beach it uses along the Great River Road at Clifton Terrace.   Alton Water Ski Club Vice President Todd Thompson says anyone is welcome to join:


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A mouse race fundraiser for the club is coming up on March 14 at the Alton VFW.  For more information, go to

You can also hear the full interview with Thompson who was a recent guest on The Big Z’s Let’s Talk.  Click LISTEN at the top of the page.


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