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Quassy Opens For 111th Season April 27

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MIDDLEBURY, Conn. - March 21, 2019 - EntSun -- Quassy Amusement Park opens for its 111th season of operation April 27 and 28 with a $45 carload special to benefit the Greater Waterbury Campership Fund.

  Up to 10 persons in one car will receive an all-day ride wristband for only $45, parking included. Those not taking part in the carload offer will be charged $7 for parking. Quassy operates 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

 A portion of opening weekend proceeds will benefit the campership fund, a nonprofit, all volunteer organization that helps send underprivileged children to summer camp.

 April 27 will also feature the Connecticut Military Corvette Club Inc. Classic Car Show.

 The park's annual egg hunt for prizes will take place at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 28. Children should bring their own bags or other containers to collect eggs and candy in the lawn area during the hunt.

 Quassy will feature a second $45 carload weekend on May 4 and 5. The park's annual Festival of the Arts for student art exhibits takes place on May 4 and a regional Dance Day will be held May 5. More information on those events may be obtained by calling the park office at 203-758-2913.

 Guests should also note that Splash Away Bay waterpark and Quassy Beach will open May 25 for the summer season.

Park Improvements

 For the 16th consecutive year, Quassy will make marked improvements for its upcoming season.

 "We're pleased to announce the addition of another new family ride for 2019 as well as some other enhancements at the property," Quassy President Eric Anderson said.

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 Bouncing Buggies will be the new ride located in the heart of the lakefront property. The ride is being supplied by Italian manufacturer Zamperla and is from its popular Jump Around lineup.

 "It has a unique and lively action like nothing we've offered before," the park official noted. "The dune buggy themed vehicles will accommodate both youngsters and adults, making it an ideal fit for our demographic."

 Each of the six vehicles will seat up to four children or one adult and two children. As the ride spins into action, it will combine Zamperla's patent-pending interactive bouncing motion.

Other Rides From Supplier

 In 2017 Quassy acquired a new Zamperla Samba Balloon ride the park calls Up, Up & Away, and in 2012 the property added the supplier's Tea Cups, titled Crazy Cups by the park. Both are popular family attractions.

 In addition, Quassy will refurbish its Ice Cream Parlor and add light emitting diode (LED) lighting to some more existing rides within the park. Last season the Yo-Yo Super Swing ride and Tilt-A-Whirl were enhanced by the new energy-saving light packages.

 Also, a new game stand featuring basketball and ring toss will is being erected near the waterpark entrance.

 "We're always looking at ways to make the guest experience more enjoyable at the park," Anderson added. "Thanks to the continued support of our valued guests, we have been able to make vast improvements in recent years to both the land rides area as well as Splash Away Bay waterpark."

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About The Park

 Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark is in its 111th year and features more than two dozen rides and attractions.

 Rides include the award-winning Wooden Warrior roller coaster, Reverse Time, Frantic, Music Fest, Yo-Yo super swings, Free Fall 'N' Drop Tower, Grand Carousel and more.

 Splash Away Bay waterpark has dozens of ways to get drenched on warm summer days, including 15 slides, Saturation Station modular play area and a splash pad for toddlers.

 Quassy also features a laser maze attraction in its huge arcade building.

 The park also has a restaurant, redemption arcade, games, live entertainment and special events.

 Season passes are on sale now at the park office and through the Quassy website. Visit http://www.quassy.com

. Company picnics, school fieldtrips and other catered events are also being scheduled through the park office at (203) 758-2913.

 Quassy is located at 2132 Middlebury Road, Route 64, in Middlebury, Conn., on the shores of Lake Quassapaug.

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Drop In For Some Fun

The Free Fall'N drop tower at Quassy Amusement & Waterpark is a popular attraction among children and adults at the Middlebury, Conn., property. The park opens for its 111th season on April 27. (Quassy photos)

Craving A Coaster Ride

The wait will be over as of April 27 and roller coaster connoisseurs will again be able to ride the award-winning Wooden Warrior at Quassy Amusement & Waterpark in Middlebury, Conn.

Contact
Ron Gustafson
***@quassy.com


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