Tag Archive: theme parks

Mar 25

Lost Attractions: Canada’s Wonderland Zumba Flume

Zumba Flume was a classic log flume ride that was located in the Grande World Exposition of 1890. It was removed to make way for Flight Deck (Top Gun). The ride was one of the original attractions in the Park when it opened in 1981, and entertained over 14 million riders in its 15 years of operation. Zumba Flume …

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Mar 03

From the Archives: Canada’s Wonderland Logos

Canada’s Wonderland has switched ownership three times in its history. It was originally built by Taft Broadcasting Company and The Great-West Life Assurance Company in 1981, sold to the now defunct Paramount Parks in 1993 and has been owned and operated by Cedar Fair since 2006. With each of these acquisitions  new versions of the logo were created. Here are a few …

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Feb 15

Parks of the Future- Fastpass Weekly

Welcome to the this week’s edition of Fastpass Weekly, a collection of interesting posts, videos and updates from around the web that we want to share with you. This week, our focus is on Parks of the Future. From Middle Earth (The Lord of The Rings park) to the 5th gate at Walt Disney World, …

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Jan 25

Fastpass Weekly- Theme Park Design & Operations

Welcome to the first edition of Fastpass Weekly, a collection of interesting posts, videos and updates from around the web that we feel are so incredible and amazing we want to share them with you! Each week, we’ll focus on a different theme that relates somehow to the wondrous world of theme parks. This is the ultimate …

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Jan 23

Theme Park Jobs: Summer’s just around the corner

As we sit here in chilly January, the summer season of rollercoasters, thrill rides and outdoor parks seems like it will never arrive. For those of us that live in colder climates with seasonal parks, this is prime time for getting a position in a park. Many seasonal amusement and theme parks have begun their …

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