Coney Island Amusement Park

Classic Rides

Coney Island is the fifth oldest amusement park in the nation! From our smallest guests to veteran thrill seekers, our unmatched collection of classic amusement rides offer BIG fun for all ages! And without the long lines and hassle of a theme park, "family fun" at Coney Island is just that - special time with your family having FUN! So c'mon... get out of the water and spin dry on 26 Classic Rides for families and kids of all ages!

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Parents! Not riding, just watching? NO PROBLEM!!
Only Riders must purchase a Rides ticket. There is no charge just to watch your kids on the Rides.

See operating schedule for Classic Rides hours.

 

 

Coney Island's Family Rides

With so many types of amusement rides, every member of the family will have a different favorite!

 

TopSpin

This thrill ride (new in 2015) swings in a back-and-forth pendulum motion, sending riders a full 360 degrees over the top - 35 feet in the air!

You must be 48" or more to ride with an adult. You must be 56" or more to ride without an adult. Riders may be no more than 78".

 

See the construction of TopSpin!

 

 


 

CanoesCanoes on Lake Como

Paddle your way all around Lake Como the old-fashioned way.

You must be 48" or more to ride.


Como Cruisers

Become the captain of your very own motor boat and navigate the high seas of Lake Como on this fun NEW ride!

You must be 42" or more to ride without an adult.

 


DodgemsDodgems

A park classic and one of our most popular attractions.

You must be 36" or more to ride with an adult. You must be 52" or more to ride without an adult.

 


Ferris WheelFerris Wheel

A Coney Island classic! Take a ride 40-feet in the air above the waters of Lake Como.

You must be 36" or more to ride with an adult. You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.


Flying BobsThe Flying Bobs

Whether you're facing forward or backwards, you'll go up & down and round & round on this park favorite!

You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.

 

 

Giant SlideGiant Slide

Race your friends and family on this classic!

You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.


CarouselGrand Carousel

A beautiful, 36-foot diameter antique-style Grand Carousel takes you back in time to Coney’s rich history!

You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.


Paddle BoatsPaddle Boats on Lake Como

Sit back and relax as you pedal your way around Lake Como.

You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.


PythonThe Python Family Roller Coaster

A throwback to classic steel coasters, the Python is great for children and adults alike, features a 40-foot first drop and 1,100 feet of track.

You must be 36" or more to ride with an adult. You must be 52" or more to ride without an adult.

 

 


RRiver Runneriver Runner

Canoe riders will swing to new heights – almost four stories! - above the banks of Lake Como on this exciting swinging ship. An exciting ride for the entire family!

You must be 40" or more to ride with an adult. You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.

 


Rock O PlaneThe Rock-O-Plane

Rock and roll on this dizzying carnival classic!

You must be 48" or more to ride.


ScramblerThe Scrambler

This family favorite is a Coney Island tradition!

You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.


Scream MachineThe Scream Machine

It's the ride of your life as you're lifted 50 feet in the air and then dropped in an exciting freefall adventure!

You must be 36" or more to ride with an adult. You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.


Super Round UpSuper Roundup

Not for the faint of heart, the Roundup will send you for a spin!

You must be 48" or more to ride.


TempestTempest

A tornado-like whirling dervish that cannot be found anywhere else in the state of Ohio. It will send you for a spin!

 

You must be 48" or more to ride with an adult. You must be 52" or more to ride without an adult.

 


Tilt A WhirlTilt-A-Whirl

Spin and twirl on this fun-filled favorite!

You must be 48" or more to ride without an adult.


Wipeout

Twist and turn on this action-packed thriller that sends riders round-n-round and upside down over 30-feet in the air!! Come see us this summer and be ready to WIPE OUT!

You must be 52" or more to ride. All riders must be able to fit into their own Wipeout safety restraint system. Certain body types may not fit into the restraint system. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

 

 

Coney Island’s Kiddie Rides

Our youngest guests will feel right at home on these Classic Rides that are just their size!

 

Fender Benders

New in 2015, these kiddie bumper cars will put little ones in the driver's seat for a bumpy, bouncing adventure. These are just like the mini-version of the Dodgems, a Coney Island favorite for decades!

You must be 32" or more to ride, and at least 5 years old. Riders may be no more than 59".


AirplanesAirplanes

Kids will be flying high as they pilot their very own airplane!

You must be 48" or less to ride.

 

 


Boats and TrainsBoats & Trains

Imaginations run wild as kids can be a sea captain or train engineer on this beloved attraction.

You must be 48" or less to ride.


Frog HopperFrog Hopper

A smaller version of our Scream Machine, kids bounce up and down just like a frog!

You must be 36" or more to ride, and between the ages of 3 and 12 years old. People age 13 & over must ride in the middle seat.

HelicoptersHelicopters

Kids can take flight on this park favorite!

You must be 48" or less to ride.


Rockets

Racing Rockets

Take a trip to the moon and beyond on this kiddie classic!

You must be 48" or less to ride.


SwingARoundSwing-A-Round

Little riders can swing into fun on this swing ride made just for them!

You must be 32" or more to ride, and at least 4 years old.


Turtle ParadeTurtle Parade

Slow and steady wins the race as kids tumble like turtles!

You must be 48" or less to ride.