Reviving Gaylord’s historic Oaks Pavilion
Restore a piece of Gaylord history and make it useful again. That’s the plan for the city’s Heritage Preservation Committee (HPC) as it wants to revive The Oaks Lakeside Pavilion (most recently known as the roller rink.) City council members, last Wednesday, were briefed on the restoration plans by HPC member Chuck Klimmek. Plans call for a three step process with the goal of eventually using the pavilion for an events center in a couple of years, according to the report. In the restoration plans, the exterior of the building will look the same. Some of the upgrades would include new roofing, paint and repairs to screens which nearly surround the facility.
Congratulations to Gaylord. This was a beautiful site to my eyes to see Gaylord is going to preserve the heritage of this popular building. Back in the 1950’s – – it was my roller skating site 2-3 times a week. Thank you Gaylord Heritage Preservation Committee with the renovation plans for this popular Historic Oaks Pavilion!! THANK YOU. Marge (Bauer) Kloeckl, Arlington, Mn.