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July 24, 2016

Shuttered Canada Waterpark To Be Reopened By Premier Parks

Brampton, Ontario – Theme park and waterpark operator Premier Parks, LLC announced it has acquired the 100-acre Wild Water Kingdom water park in Brampton, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area.

Led by the former Chairman and CEO of Six Flags, Kieran Burke, Premier Parks operates 12 theme parks and water parks, including two resort properties. The collection of parks includes Wet’n’Wild waterparks in Phoenix, Houston, Palm Springs, and Hawaii.

“Premier Parks is excited about the opportunity to completely rebuild Wild Water Kingdom into a first class water park that Canadians can be proud to call their own,” said Kieran Burke, CEO of Premier Parks. “Design teams have been hard at work and we look forward to announcing our specific plans for the park in the very near future.”

When Wild Water Kingdom has been shut down since the 2014 season. When the park reopens it will be a stand-alone waterpark and the only such facility in the Toronto area. Premier Parks also operates a theme and waterpark resort, Darien Lake, just outside Buffalo, New York, which attracts thousands of Canadian visitors each year.

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