Olympic Park (New York)

Amusement park in the United States

Olympic Park
Rochester, New York, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1931 to 1982
Owner Olympic Recreation Inc.
Operator Amusement Corporation of America
Area Scottsville Road/Airport
Slogan The World Famous Olympic Park

Olympic Park was an amusement park located in Rochester, New York, USA. The park, which opened in 1931 and closed in 1982, was located at 1300 Scottsville Road across from the Greater Rochester International Airport.[1]


Olympic Park was first opened in 1931 by Joseph H. Schuler Sr. In 1981, the park was sold to Amusement Corporation of America. The company stated they would invest over $1,000,000.00 to revamp the park and provide new amusements and experiences. By the following year the park was locked closed and would never return to operating. On October 16, 1982 the park's rides, stands, and other equipment were auctioned off.[2]

Past roller coasters

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Cyclone Pinfari Sit-down 1976 or earlier 1982 Relocated to Lakeview Park
Wild Mouse B. A. Schiff & Associates Wild Mouse 1960 or earlier 1982 Unknown
Speedliner B. A. Schiff & Associates Kiddie Unknown 1982 Unknown

Past rides

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Ferris Wheel Eli Bridge Company Ferris Wheel Unknown 1982 Unknown
Kiddie Helicopters Allan Herschell Company Junior Jets 1957 1982 Unknown
Kiddie Turtles B. A. Schiff & Associates Unknown Unknown 1982 Unknown
Merry-Go-Round Allan Herschell Company Carousel 1951 1982 Unknown
Paratrooper Hrubetz Paratrooper 1965 1982 Unknown
Pony Carts B. A. Schiff & Associates Roundabout Unknown 1982 Unknown
Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler Unknown 1982 Unknown
Sky Fighter Allan Herschell Company Junior Jets Unknown 1982 Unknown
Sky Ride Hopkins Ropeway 1972 1982 Unknown
Spider Eyerly Aircraft Company Octopus 1971 1982 Unknown
Swings B. A. Schiff & Associates Chair-O-Plane Unknown 1982 Unknown
Tanks Allan Herschell Company Roundabout Unknown 1982 Unknown
Tilt-A-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl 1963 1982 Relocated to Sylvan Beach Amusement Park


  1. Morell, Alan (10/18/2013). "Whatever Happened To Olympic Park?". Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, NY). {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. Olympic Park Auction Booklet (PDF). Rochester, New York, USA: Norton of Michigan Auction Company. 1982.