Riverside Park amusement rides (carousel, miniature train and paddle boats)

Hours of operation

  • May 16 to June 21: weekends only, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • June 22 to September 7: daily, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Paddle Boats operate weekends and holidays only 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (weather permitting)
    • Users must be a minimum of 48 inches in height to use paddle boats
  • September 12 to October 12: weekends only, 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Private bookings outside of regular hours are by appointment only.

Tickets and passes

Single admission tickets

Can only be purchased at Riverside Park Concession for $2.54 each (includes taxes)

Passes

2015 Amusement Park Ride Card2015 season’s pass: $17.79 plus tax per individual

Passes may be purchased at:

  • ServiceGuelph or Tourism Services counter
    1 Carden Street
  • West End Community Centre
    21 Imperial Road South
  • Victoria Road Recreation Centre
    151 Victoria Road
  • Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
    683 Woolwich Street

Safety rules

  • All riders shall obey the safety rules posted
  • All riders must refrain from acting in any manner than may cause or contribute to injuring the rider or others
  • Each child under the age of five must be individually accompanied by a responsible chaperone (14 years or older) – that chaperone may ride for free when chaperoning
  • Children must be able to sit upright and hold on by themselves and are prohibited from riding on the chaperone’s lap
  • Anyone riding a carousel horse must have a ticket
  • Riders/chaperones must remain within the yellow lines while the carousel is in motion
  • Riders must remain seated while the ride is in motion and until the ride comes to a complete stop before exiting
  • Patrons displaying improper behaviour will be asked to leave at the discretion of the ride attendant
  • Pets are prohibited on all rides
  • Smoking is prohibited on all rides
  • Food and beverages are not permitted on the rides
  • Inclement weather may cause ride closure
  • The rides do not operate in the event of lightning
  • If you choose to ride, you accept all risk

Private bookings

For private bookings outside of regular operating hours, email facilitybooking@guelph.ca.