Lakemont Park plans to open in 2019

Posted Thursday, September 27, 2018 8:57 AM | Contributed by BrettV

Plans were unveiled Tuesday for the reopening of a re-invented Lakemont Park, slated to open to the public on Memorial Day Weekend 2019. Andrea Cohen, representing the Devorris family, co-owners of the park, said the new Lakemont Park will step away from theme park entertainment and instead will focus on outdoor recreation and special events.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 9:57 AM

Should we be getting our rides in on leap the dips now?

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:02 AM

The article says they’re keeping it and a few other rides.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:23 AM

Anything is an improvement compared to what that park was like before it closed. I am glad Leap the Dips and Skyliner will live to see another day though, they were both fun rides in an otherwise depressing park. And I love the way the Skyliner acts as a backdrop for the baseball stadium.

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 7:27 PM

I just worry that a park that isn't doing well to this extent may not last much longer. Maintaining coasters is expensive obviously.

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Friday, September 28, 2018 10:25 AM

It'd be completely sustainable if Pepsi Refresh was still a thing.

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