Playland is unveiling a new BC-themed ride this weekend (PHOTOS)

May 6 2019, 4:56 pm

Playland has announced a brand new ride that’s set to open as early as this weekend.

Their latest attraction, named the “Sea-to-Sky-Swinger,” is meant to replace the amusement park’s longstanding Wave Swinger.

The BC-themed upgrade will feature both single and double seating options, state-of-the-art LED light display package, and can seat an increased capacity of 64 riders.

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“Manufactured by Zamperla of Italy, the 43-foot, six-inch-tall ride reaches speeds of 11 rpm, spins counter-clockwise and is themed to showcase Vancouver’s natural landscapes including beaches and mountains,” reads a statement from the park.

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Laura Ballance, Playland Spokesperson, explains that the Sea-to-Sky Swinger will be the park’s seventh major investment over the past six years.

The ride is scheduled to be unveiled to the public on Saturday, May 11, 2019.

More information to follow as it becomes available. 

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