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Coasting for Kids – 2017

Remember the first time you rode a roller coaster? The excitement, the laughs, and the joy? You can help give all that to children and families who need it most. Local amusement parks from around the country have partnered with Give Kids The World Village to host Coasting for Kids fundraisers. Your day of fun helps us give children with life-threatening illnesses and their families dream vacations in Orlando, Florida.

Pick your favorite amusement parks from those listed below. Register for the event(s), and create your personal or team fundraising pages. Invite your friends and followers to join in the fun! Every participant who raises $100 gets to celebrate with us at an exclusive park event! Read more at

Important Dates & Information:

  • Coasting For Kids at Quassy Amusement & Water Park
  • Date: Wednesday, August 16 – National Roller Coaster Day!
  • Address: Lake Quassapaug, Rt. 64 (2132 Middlebury Road) Middlebury, CT
  • Schedule:
  • 9:30 a.m. Check-in
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Exclusive ride-time on the Wooden Warrior and the Little Dipper
  • 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. All day access to Quassy Amusement & Water Park
  • Coasting For Kids at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • Date: Saturday, September 9
  • Address: 1 Busch Gardens Blvd., Williamsburg, VA
  • Schedule:
  • 9:30 a.m. Check-in
  • 10 a.m. – noon Exclusive ride-time on InvadR, Griffon and Alpengeist
  • Noon – 8 p.m. All-day access to Busch Gardens Williamsburg
  • Coasting For Kids at Frontier City
  • Date: Saturday, September 16
  • Address: 11501 N I-35 Service Rd, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Schedule:
  • 10:00 a.m. Frontier City check-in
  • 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. All-day access to Frontier City
  • 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Exclusive ride-time on Wildcat, Silver Bullet, Steel Lasso and Tumbleweed
  • To register, click on the link above and select the park of your choice. In the right column, click on "Team", type in "ACE" and follow the instructions provided.


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