Waldameer Park Gears Up For Its 118th Season

Published 05/05 2014 05:20PM

Updated 05/05 2014 08:52PM

Mark your calendars Waldameer Park opens up this weekend and the amusement park staff is doing some last minute updates to make sure the park is ready for the summer.

Waldameer President Steve Gorman tells us they've been hard at work all winter long doing maintenance and making sure that rides are safe.

That maintenance is continuing this week, and inspectors are making sure all of your favorite rides are in tip-top shape.

Crews are also busy repairing some water pipes, after a rough winter with a lot of deep frost causing a lot of damage..

So what new things can we expect this year?

There’s a new restroom, newly painted slides in the water park, new bright lights and some redone rides, and more.

Gorman says roughly 40 people a day will be helping out each day before the park opens up this Saturday.

Gorman also says crews are also working this week on future projects including the water parks expansion.

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