larrygator Posted December 20, 2015 Share Posted December 20, 2015 (edited) It's not on the scale of DreamVision, but an amusement park is currently being constructed in Guntersville, Alabama and scheduled to open in April of 2016. I have attached two recent article on Lake City Amusement Park. The Guntersville is a popular recreation spot in Northern Alabama. But here is a synopsis. Opening in Three Phases: Phase I - Amusement Park (2016), Phase II - Water Park (2017), Phase III RV park 35 rides including a roller coaster (Wisdom Orient Express), ferris wheel, Frenzy (toted to be a swinging ride and a the of it's kind in the country), carousel, bumper cars, tilt-a-whirl, scrambler or sizzler, trailer mounted fun house, frog hopper, Ring of Fire, Fun Slide Expected admission price is in the $20-$25 range Ampitheater http://whnt.com/2015/12/09/construction-underway-on-guntersvilles-first-amusement-park/ GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Crews are breaking ground on Guntersville's first amusement park. for WHNT-19 News Lake City Amusement Park is slated to open in just a few months and crews are breaking ground on a stretch of property just off of U.S. Highway 431 near Lowes in Guntersville. "We'll have about 35 rides here, so a pond, a splash pad for the kids to play and get cool in the summertime, picnic areas with an amphitheater," Marketing Director Jay Velez says. The rides will include a ferris wheel and a roller coaster. This is the first amusement park for the company based out of Phenix City, Alabama. The company made the decision to come to Guntersville this year. "The location, the lake, the community, it just seemed like the right place to go," Velez says. There are plans to expand the park eventually, with an aim to build a water park and an RV area. While the price isn't set, Velez says the company is planning for a price in the range of 20 to $25 for general admission. "It's just a destination where you can have your birthday parties, have a lot of fun, plan any kind of event you want and come and enjoy yourself," Velez says. The park is set to be open in April. http://www.waaytv.com/appnews/rides-have-arrived-at-the-guntersville-amusement-park/article_5817cf96-a50c-11e5-bfc1-27f5be4d3d8f.html Rides have arrived at the Guntersville amusement park Will Harkins firstname.lastname@example.org Things are moving along as planned for the new Lake City Amusement Park to open up in April 2016. Several rides have already arrived at the site located just off Reed Road behind Lowe's in Guntersville. Some of the rides already in place, include "Frenzy" which is a giant swing ride that is the first of it's kind in the country. The park will open with 35 rides including a roller coaster and ferris wheel. There will be 15-20 concession stands, carnival games, and an arcade. The park has already partnered with Coca-Cola as well. When the park opens in April, it will also have a 5-6 acre amphitheater for live shows. Jay Velez, Marketing Manager for the park, says " This is Alabama's amusement park. This is the only amusement park in the state, as far as we are aware of, there are others with big water parks and a few rides, but this is the only full fledged amusement park with the addition of the water park in 2017. We are just excited and can't wait." The park is being built in 3 phases. Phase one will be the rides, concessions, and games. Phase two will be the water park opening up in April 2017, and phase three will be an RV park. Edited July 1, 2016 by larrygator Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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