Posted Friday, October 13, 2006 10:13 AM | Contributed by Jeff
Wyandot Lake will take a year off, not opening at all in 2007, as its new owner gives the outdoor water park a $15 million overhaul and a new name. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will take control of the park when Six Flags' lease on the land expires Oct. 31. Both parties previously had agreed on a purchase price of $2 million for the park assets, which sit on land owned by the city of Columbus.
Read more from The Columbus Dispatch.
I don't like the fact they're changing the name, but guess I'll have to get used to it. Funny isn't, Six Flags takes it over, and its one of the few parks they don't change the name to. They sell it, and then its rebranded.
Looking at the article, they say the wave pool will have to be replaced because of changes to Powell Road. I didn't realize that was going to have to be done.
Wyandot Lake has not always been the name for the park, it was once known as the Gooding Zoo Park.
I'm glad I have a lot of pictures of the old Wyandot Lake. It sounds like the new version is going to look much different!
It also appears that the new parking lot will be paved! I know that shouldn't be such an exciting feature, but it sure will be nice not to have an inch of dust covering my car when I come out of the park <G>.
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