The Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle’s Restaurant Launches New Ride

Seattle Southside, WA – The Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle’s Restaurant offers a new ride, The Screamin' Swing. A state of the art air launch system propels riders over 70 feet into the air at a 120 degree angle at speeds of up to 60 mph. During the 60 second ride passengers feel a mixture of weightlessness from the force of negative four g’s. Riders must be at least 48-inches tall to experience the thrill of the Swing.

The pendulum style ride is inspired by childhood swing sets. This ride is a chance to relive those days when try as one might you just couldn’t go high enough or fast enough, but now you can. Says The Family Fun Center employee Meilee Anderson “I like high adrenaline rides and the Swing does not disappoint, it’s a unique rush! I laughed and screamed. It’s also a great addition to the other rides and attractions; now we truly have something to offer all ages.”

Screamin' Swing is the first swing ride to use compressed air, it was manufactured by S & S Power, Inc., a leader in vertical amusement thrill rides. Based in Logan, Utah, S & S Power currently has over 250 rides operating in 24 countries around the world. S & S Power currently holds 13 patents on its air-launch technology. Other Screamin' Swing rides are found in Europe, Florida, the mid-west and Southern California.

The Family Fun Center is located at the I-5/I-405 Exchange on Grady and Fun Center Way. The 8-acre amusement park is open 365 days a year, rain or shine and offers indoor and outdoor attractions. The Seattle Southside location is part of the Huish Fun Centers legacy which started in 1957 and has spanned 6 states in the US. Proudly offering the best in family entertainment the company plans to open another location in Marysville, WA.

The park employs 125 staff members in 2006 and has grown in park attendance welcoming now over 600,000 visitors annually. Says Owner Scott Huish “Whether it’s a company picnic, holiday party, reunion, or teambuilding events our rides, attractions and activities are focused on families and groups giving them the opportunity to interact together.” To learn more call 425-228-7300.

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