|Slogan||Two Great Parks, Twice the Fun|
|Location||Altoona, Pennsylvania, U.S.|
|Previous names||Boyertown USA|
May until Labor Day
|Area||51 acres (210,000 m2)|
Lakemont Park, located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, houses the world's oldest-surviving roller coaster, the Leap-The-Dips. The park opened in 1894 as a trolley park and became an amusement park in the summer of 1899. It is the 8th oldest in the United States. The park was owned by the Boyer Candy Company from May 23, 1986 until July 1, 1988, when it was called Boyertown USA.
|Leap-The-Dips||1902||A wooden, figure-eight type ride with three, four-seat trains. Only two figure-eight type roller coasters still survive in the world. Leap-The-Dips is one of the few surviving roller coasters with side friction. It is a simple, gentle ride with 3/8 miles of track, or 1,980 feet (600 m).That ride was closed for all but two weeks in 2005, because of maintenance on an old-age roller coaster. The ride was also SBNO from 1986 to 1998.|
|Little Leaper||A standard Allan Herschell Little Dipper kiddie coaster. The park currently does not allow adult riders on this coaster, or anyone over the age of 12.|
|Skyliner||1987||The Skyliner was relocated from Roseland Park in Canandaigua, New York, where it was built in 1960. The move was to build up the park for the failed Boyertown USA project. This marks one of the few instances of a moved wooden roller coaster in the 80s. Skyliner today borders the outfield of Peoples Natural Gas Field, home of the Altoona Curve, next door.|
|Toboggan||1971||A portable Chance Rides Toboggan coaster. The ride features four single cars.|
Lakemont was once home to a Schmeck wooden roller coaster named "Twister" from 1927-1935. This ride was damaged in a flood on in March, 1936, before being removed a year later. The park also had an Allan Herschell Mad Mouse, which closed in 2003, due to excessive maintenance.
Lakemont has numerous other rides:
- German Swings
- Paddle Boats
- Tin Lizzy's (Antique Car ride)
- Monster MotorwayGo-Karts
- Bumper Cars
- Lakemont Park Railroad
- Ferris wheel
- Wet Boats
- Pony Carts
- Kiddie Wheel
- Kid's Mini Indy
- Leap-the-Dips: $2.50 per Ride
- Tiger Belly Bounce (Inflatable): $2.00 per person
- Kid's Mini-Indy: $2.50 for a 3 minute race around the kid's track.
- Monster Motorway (Go-Karts): $4.00 for 3 and a half minute ride around the track. Riders must abide by the rules of the track and must be at least 56inches and 10 years old to drive the go-kart alone, or they must ride with a parent in a double car. The track is located near the Skyliner.
- Traintown Mini Golf $3.00 per round
- Paddle Boats: $2.50 for 1 lap around the lake
- Three Water Slides must be 42 inches to ride
- Pirate's Cove (Small Pirate Ship with Water Cannons and Palm Trees)
- Winner's Circle
- Balloon Pop
- Touchdown Toss
- Duck Pond
- Ring Toss
- Slam Dunk
- "Lakemont Park and The Island Water Park". Lakemontparkfun.com. Retrieved 2013-03-25.
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