Riverside Park amusement rides

(carousel and miniature train)

2018 hours of operation

10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Weekends only: May 19 to June 24 and September 8 to October 8
  • Daily: June 25 to September 8
The Riverside Park carousel will be closed for the long weekend. The train will run from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Single admission tickets

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

Season’s passes

2018 Amusement Park Ride Card$20 plus HST (per individual).

Passes may be purchased at:

  • ServiceGuelph,1 Carden Street
    Note: Wait times are always shorter mid-month. Save yourself time by avoiding the end-ofmonth lineup.
  • West End Community Centre
    21 Imperial Road South
  • Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
    683 Woolwich Street
  • Victoria Road Recreation Centre 151 Victoria Road North

Amusement ride rules

  • All riders must follow the rules.
  • If you choose to ride, you accept all risk.
  • Riders must have a ticket or season pass to ride the carousel or train. Chaperones may ride for free.
  • One rider per carousel animal.
  • Each child under the age of five (5 years old) must be individually accompanied by a responsible chaperone (14 years or older). The chaperone may ride for free.
  • Children must be able to sit upright and hold on by themselves.
  • Children are not allowed to ride on a chaperone’s lap on the carousel or train.
  • Riders and chaperones must stay within the carousel floor while it is moving.
  • Riders must remain seated while the ride is moving. Wait until the ride comes to a complete stop before stepping off of the ride floor.
  • All riders must act in a safe manner.
  • Riders not acting in a safe manner will be required to leave the ride.
  • Rides do not operate during inclement weather.

Not allowed on rides:

  • Pets (service animals allowed)
  • Smoking
  • Food and beverages

Private bookings

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