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Monday, November 06, 2017
Three Waterslides Currently Under ConstructionQuassy Names New Extreme RaftRides ‘Category 5 Rapids’    MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – If maneuvering down a raging river’s extreme rapids in a raft is on your bucket list, you can check it off next summer.    Quassy Amusement & Waterpark today announced that Category 5 Rapids – Extreme Waterslides will be the name of the new attractions currently under ...read more
Categories: Industry, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
  MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – When it comes to education, you could say it’s “old school” at Quassy Amusement & Waterpark here.  The family-owned property has sponsored a wide array of educational programs for years and has broadened its offerings to accommodate all grade levels.  “It was a real feather in our cap when the National Association of Physics Teachers accredited our Fun With Physics booklet,” ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Friday, July 07, 2017
Three Gigantic Raft Rides To Be BuiltQuassy’s Splash Away Bay WaterparkTo Get ‘Supercharged’ For 2018   MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – It’s official!   Splash Away Bay waterpark at Quassy Amusement Park here will get “supercharged” for the 2018 season, park officials announced today.   Three new gigantic water raft rides with a combined length of more than 1,000 feet will be constructed during the offseason, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, June 12, 2017
By Ron GustafsonEditor, New England News  (Editor’s note: In 2010, Publisher Gary Slate of Amusement Today asked us to prepare an article related to the history of the New England Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (NEAAPA). Late NEAAPA Secretary/Treasurer Alan Ramsay dug through the association’s archives for information to forward to me while I conducted numerous telephone interviews ...read more
Categories: Education, Industry, Association, Fun Facts
Thursday, December 17, 2015
  MIDDLEBURY, Conn. – The electrified rail line that once weaved its way through the wooded hills of this quiet borough in northwestern Connecticut has been gone for more than 80 years.   Even though 1930 spelled the end of the line for the Connecticut Trolley Company, its most popular summer stop, one that filled the rail cars to capacity, lives on.   Quassy Amusement & Waterpark is nothing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Industry