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Coney Island's Luna Park wants customers to name its new attractions

The new attractions -- a ropes course, a log flume and a coaster -- open in 2020.

Coney Island's Luna Park wants you to help

Coney Island's Luna Park wants you to help it name three new attractions coming in 2020, including this log flume ride. Photo Credit: Luna Park in Coney Island

If you have a knack for naming things, you could be part of Coney Island history.

Luna Park, the seaside amusement park known for the Coney Island Cyclone and Steeplechase, has three new attractions coming in 2020 and it wants the public to help name them.

Through Sunday, Aug. 25, Luna Park will be taking name ideas for a log flume ride — and the person whose name is chosen will get VIP access with 10 of their friends to Luna Park for a day.

Located next to the Thunderbolt and along the boardwalk, the new log flume will have 12 boats (seating six riders each) that offer a semi-circle/panoramic view of Coney Island before it plunges riders down at more than 30 mph for a big splash.

The contest to name the log flume is one of three Luna Park is holding. Last week, the park took entries for its forthcoming ropes course, which will be set within a circus-themed area that will allow visitors to climb and zip line and get panoramic views of the beach and boardwalk. 

The third new attraction, which will have its own naming contest starting Aug. 26, is a roller coaster, which will be unveiled next week, according to lunaparknyc.com.

Each contest is open for one week only.

"We are excited to offer the Coney Island community and amusement parkgoers the opportunity to name our upcoming attractions," said Alessandro Zamperla, the president of Central Amusement International Inc., which owns Luna Park. "These competitions engage the community and allow amusement fans to directly impact Luna Park’s legacy. We look forward to seeing all the submissions."

Contestants must be older than 18 to enter and be a citizen of the U.S. and submit an original idea.

VIP access to the park includes unlimited rides and food. Winners will be notified via email by Oct. 23.

Go to lunaparknyc.com/ride-names to participate.

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