Playland Park (USA-New York-Rye)

Amusement park in the United States

Playland Park
Rye, New York, USA
Status Operating
Opened May 26, 1928
Owner United Parks

Playland Park is an amusement park located in Rye, New York, USA.


The park opened on May 26, 1928.[1]

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the park did not operate at all for the entire 2020 season.[2] It reopened on 26 June 2021.[3]

Roller Coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Crazy Mouse Zamperla Wild Mouse 2003 Operating
Dragon Coaster Prior and Church Company Wooden 1929 Operating
Family Flyer Zamperla Kiddie 2001 Operating
Kiddy Coaster Rudyard Stephen Uzzell Wooden
May 26, 1928 Operating
Super Flight Zamperla Flying 2004 Operating


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Airplane Coaster Prior and Church Company Wooden May 26, 1928 1957 Scrapped
Hurricane S&MC Steel 1995 2003 Relocated to Playcenter São Paulo
Monster Mouse Allan Herschell Company Wild Mouse 1967 1981 Relocated to Quassy Amusement Park
Whirlwind Vekoma Sit-Down 1984 1992 Relocated to Knoebels
Wild Mouse Zierer Wooden
Wild Mouse
1958 1966 Unknown
Wildcat Schwarzkopf Steel 1984 1991 Relocated to Steel Pier
Zyklon Pinfari Sit-Down 1971 1983 Unknown



Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Bumper Cars Unknown Dodgems 1978
Catch A Wave Wisdom Rides Miami 2006
Catch N' Air Majestic Rides Flying Coaster 2022
Convoy Zamperla Track Ride 1991
Derby Racer Prior and Church Company Derby Racer 1928
Double Shot S&S Worldwide Drop Tower 2000
Dragonator Zamperla Disk'O 2019
Fun Slide Frederiksen Industries Giant Slide 2000
Go Karts Unknown Go-Karts Unknown
Gondola Wheel Chance Rides Ferris Wheel 1990
Carousel W.F. Mangels Carousel 1929
Himalaya Venture Rides Junior Himalaya 1987
Jack the Puppeteer Unknown Polyp 2024
Jump n' Bean Moser's Rides Junior Drop Tower 2001
Kite Flyer Zamperla Kite Flyer 2002
Log Flume Hopkins Log Flume 1994
Music Express Wisdom Rides Superbob/Musik Express 2008
Old Rye Motorbike Factory Technical Park Junior Swingaround 2022
Playland Yo-Yo Chance Rides Waveswinger 2008
Plunge Hopkins Shoot The Chute 2001
Sky Skater Interactive Rides Sky Skater 2002
Starship 2000 Wisdom Rides Rotor 1995
Tornado Wisdom Rides Tornado 2022
Whip W.F. Mangels Whip 1928
Ye Old Mill Prior and Church Company Dark Boat Ride 1929
Zombie Castle Traver Engineering Company Tracked Dark Ride 1934


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Dream Machine Moser's Rides Waveswinger 2001 2006 Unknown
Enterprise HUSS Enterprise 1982 1988 or later Unknown
Flight Trainer Intamin Flight Trainer 1991 Unknown Unknown
Flying Witch Pinfari Tracked Dark Ride 1971 2021 Sold
Jack and Jill Hanna Engineering Company Jack & Jill Slide 1928 Unknown Scrapped
Loop-O-Plane Eyerly Aircraft Company Loop-O-Plane 1936 Unknown Unknown
Magic Carpet Philadelphia Toboggan Company Funhouse 1937 1966 Scrapped
Mind Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler 1987 2007 Unknown
Noah's Ark Noah's Ark Co. Funhouse 1928 1946 Scrapped
Power Surge Zamperla Power Surge 2001 2007 Unknown
Roto-Jet Kaspar Klaus Jets 1955 1970 Unknown
Rotor[4][5] Chance Rides Rotor 1978 Unknown Unknown
Sea Dragon Chance Rides Pirate Ship 1992 2008 or later Unknown
Sky Flyer A.R.M. Ranger 1995 2021 Sold
Sky Flyer Vekoma Ranger 1984 1994 Relocated to Elitch Gardens
Spider Eyerly Aircraft Company Octopus Unknown 2000 Relocated to Beech Bend
Swooper Sellner Manufacturing Swooper 1930 1939 Sold
Thunderbolt Chance Rides Matterhorn 1989 2021 Unknown
Tumble Bug Traver Engineering Company Tumble Bug 1928 1977 Scrapped
Tumbler Chance Rides Tumbler 1971 1972 Travelling USA
Wipeout Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1992 2021 Unknown
Yo-Yo[4][5] Chance Rides Waveswinger 1978 2000 Unknown


  1. "$5,700,000 park opens". Times Union.
  2. "Summer bummer: Rye Playland will stay closed for 2020 season". Lohud.
  3. "Rye Playland amusement park to reopen". Fox 5. Retrieved 2021-06-26.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Behind the thrills and fun". The Herald Statesman. 1978-07-16. p. 63. Retrieved 2023-12-03.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Playland profits at record high". The Reporter Dispatch. 1979-02-16. p. 12. Retrieved 2023-12-03.