Coasting for Kids 2013

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Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby Jason Hammond » 24 Jan 2013, 20:13

I just wanted to give everyone a heads up. This years Coasting for Kids event at all the Cedar Fair parks will be on Sunday June 9th, 2013. I will let you know when more details become available.

When each park updates their details, they will be posted here:

http://www.coastingforkids.org

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby kunpc1 » 25 Jan 2013, 19:32

Hopefully we can get more CWMania members out this year! It's a great time for a great cause.
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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby chadta » 25 Jan 2013, 22:44

hopefully my son is tall enough and i can bring the whole family instead of just my daughter, not that there was anything wrong with hanging with her all day last year.

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby MagicMountainFan » 26 Jan 2013, 17:12

Definitely will be able to come out this year.
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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby TimgHill » 28 Jan 2013, 18:57

I should be able to come out again this year, hopefully with Greg this time too.

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby kunpc1 » 11 Feb 2013, 20:30

Registration has opened!

http://www.firstgiving.com/gktw/CanadasWonderland2013

There is a $25.00 registration fee and you must raise a minimum of $75.00 to participate in the event. Event details are still being finalized but should be available soon.
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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby Steel_giants » 13 Feb 2013, 21:09

If I have to work that day at 5pm, would I be missing out on any activities if I left the park around 3pm? or is the event pretty much over by that point?? thanks
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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby TimgHill » 16 Feb 2013, 03:00

Usually there's breakfast at 10am, lunch around 12 or 1, then just riding after that if I remember right. So you probably wouldn't miss too much leaving at 3.

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby kunpc1 » 19 Feb 2013, 17:49

Registration time and location: 8:15 a.m. at the Front Gate Exterior Kiosk

Complimentary parking available to participants from 8 - 8:45 a.m. Please print a copy of your fundraising page to show parking booth attendant.

Event time: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Marathon will take place on:
Vortex: 9 – 10 a.m.
Behemoth: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Meal time and location:
Breakfast at 10 a.m. at Marketplace International Buffet
Lunch from 1:30 – 3 p.m. at Marketplace International Buffet

Awards ceremony time and location: 2 p.m. at Marketplace International Buffet

Regular park operating hours: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Prizes: 1st place: 2013 Canada’s Wonderland VIP Tour for four ($1469 CDN Value)

2nd place: Four 2013 Canada’s Wonderland Halloween Haunt general admission tickets plus dinner at the Marketplace International Buffet ($220 CDN Value(

3rd place: Give Kids The World gift basket
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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby cheese » 20 Feb 2013, 23:23

I assume admission is not complimentary for those who dont have season passes?

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby chadta » 21 Feb 2013, 02:14

who wants to skip meals and try for 100 laps with me ?

with the extra hour now until 6 pm, im not sure if its possible, got 67 laps last year, didnt start till almost 11, and left for an hour or so at lunch time, any takers ?

Also, since my sons not going to be tall enough ( i dont think anyhow) im going to bring him and my wife to just hang out at the park and do other things, will they be able to come into the park with us early ? We all have passes.

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby cheese » 22 Feb 2013, 04:59

cheese wrote:I assume admission is not complimentary for those who dont have season passes?


Never mind, it says registration includes park admission. Apparently I can't read real good.

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby Mom2PandD » 11 Mar 2013, 17:43

We will be registering ASAP. We haven't participated before but my daughter was really excited when she read about this event.

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby chadta » 21 Mar 2013, 01:31

its full

with a few extras

and I didnt see many names I recognized :(

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Re: Coasting for Kids 2013

Postby kunpc1 » 21 Mar 2013, 02:58

Wow, I'm surprised it filled up! Unfortunately I'm not able to attend this year. May be in Texas riding the two Rocky Mountain update coasters down there ;)
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