Cincinnati’s Coney Island reopens over Memorial Day weekend

Just in time for warmer weather, Cincinnati’s Coney Island Water Park will reopen to visitors for the 2021 season on Memorial Day weekend.

The 365-acre park and entertainment venue opens on May 29 with two new attractions: the Coney Island Challenge Zone and Action Alley.

According to a press release from Coney Island, the Challenge Zone will be the largest aquaglide pool obstacle course in the US, with 150 feet of climbing obstacles, climbing poles, ladders, balance beams, and other challenges.

Action Alley offers activities like Connect Four basketball, arts and crafts, and a springboard for kids. It’s open daily from 11am to 5pm for the upcoming Coney Island season and comes with a Sunlite Water Adventure entry or season ticket.

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“As we start to get out of the pandemic, Coney Island is excited to open our new challenge zone and action lane,” said Rob Schutter, President of Coney Island, in a statement from the park. “We can’t wait to share these new and unique attractions and our beloved favorites with loyal guests and brand new fans.”

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Coney Islands COVID-19 mask mandate and restrictions for 2021

Guests visiting the park are required to wear masks in shops or bathrooms, and staff members wear masks at all times.

The park will also keep chairs six feet apart as per social distancing guidelines, and guests are not allowed to move the chairs from their preset positions.

For a full list of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19, please visit the Coney Island website.

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