Playland (Canada)

Amusement park in Canada
Playland
Playland (Canada) logo.png
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Status Operating
Opened 1910
Website https://www.pne.ca/playland/

Playland is an amusement park in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

History

The operation of the rides at Playland was taken over by Conklin Shows in 1979.[1]

Roller coasters

Under construction

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Unknown Intamin Launched 2024 Under construction

Present

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Bug Whirled SBF Visa Group Spinning
Family
2017 Operating
Coaster Unknown Wooden 1958 Operating
Kettle Creek Mine E&F Miler Industries Family 2004 Operating

Past

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Corkscrew Vekoma Sit-Down 1994 2018 Scrapped
Dragon Coaster Zamperla Powered Unknown 2003 Unknown
Monster Mouse Allan Herschell Company Wild Mouse Unknown Unknown Relocated to Oaks Amusement Park
Roller Coaster Allan Herschell Company Kiddie Unknown Unknown Unknown
Super Big Gulp Schwarzkopf Sit-down 1972 1994 Unknown
Wild Mouse Princeton Machine Wooden Wild Mouse 1979 2008 Scrapped
Zillerator D.P.V. Rides Family 1996 1997 Traveling USA
Unknown Miler Manufacturing Kiddie Unknown Unknown Unknown

Attractions

Operating

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Atmosfear Funtime Star Flyer 2011
Beast KMG XXL 2015
Breakdance HUSS Breakdance 2005
Drop Zone Sky Fun 1 Inc. Skycoaster 1998
Enterprise HUSS Enterprise 1984
Flume Reverchon Log Flume 1985
Gladiator HUSS Troika 2005
Hellevator S&S Worldwide Drop Tower 2000
Hell's Gate HUSS Top Spin 2000
Pirate Ship HUSS Pirate Ship 1984
Revelation Gravity Works Booster 2000
Rock-N-Cars Majestic Manufacturing Dodgems 2014
Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler Unknown
Sea to Sky Swinger Zamperla Waveswinger 2019
SkyBender Zamperla Gryphon 2022
Westcoast Wheel Mulligan Engineering Amusement Rides Ferris Wheel 2007

Closed

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Crazy Beach Party HUSS Frisbee 2004 2021 Scrapped
Ferris Wheel Eli Bridge Company Ferris Wheel 1924 2006 Scrapped
Music Express Mack Rides Superbob/Musik Express 1981 or earlier 2021 Scrapped
Rainbow HUSS Rainbow 1984 2000 Relocated to Śląskie Wesołe Miasteczko
Scooter Floyd & Baxter Dodgems 1966 2013 Scrapped
Tilt-A-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl Unknown 2004 Unknown
Wave Swinger Zierer Waveswinger c.1989 2018 Scrapped

References

  1. "New Playland aims to be 'super midway'", The Vancouver Sun (1980-08-14), pp. 3. Retrieved on 25 March 2022.

External links

  • Playland on the Roller Coaster DataBase.