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Coney Island’s Luna Park wants you to help name its three new rides

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The winners get a day-long VIP pass for 10 people

Coney Island’s waterfront amusement park, Luna Park, wants New Yorkers to help name three of its new rides, which are set to debut next year.

In a contest launched this week, participants are asked to name a new ropes course, log flume, and roller-coaster. The winners will get a day-long VIP access to Luna Park for them and 10 of their friends.

According to the park’s website, the log flume will feature 12 flume boats and provide riders with a semi-circle panoramic route view of Coney Island (before splashing at a speed of over 30 mph). The circus-themed rope course will have ziplines, as well as views of the boardwalk and the beach.

The rope course, debuting in 2020.
Courtesy of Luna Park in Coney Island

The first contest to kick-off is the one to name the ropes course: Participants can submit their ideas on the Luna Park website until August 18. For the log flume, the contest runs from August 19 to August 25, and for the roller-coaster, it will run from August 26 to September 1. Contestants have to be 18 years or older and reside in one of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Central Amusement International, the company that opened the new version of Luna Park in 2010, has been adding attractions ever since. This summer, two new ones debuted: the Atlantic Aviator, a 51-foot-high ride that spins like an acrobatic airplane, and Clockworkz, a 33-foot-high ride that rotates on a vertical axis.