Canada's Wonderland Kicks-Off Fundraising Initiative for The Hospital for Sick Children

A month long event where guests can chuck a duck and have a chance to win a MINI Cooper for a year, and 5 season passes for 2016.

VAUGHAN, ON, June 24, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's Wonderland will be making a big splash this summer with rubber ducks. From June 24 to July 22, guests will be able to chuck a rubber duck into the fountain near Wonder Mountain in support of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

The rubber ducks can be purchased at the park or online at canadaswonderland.com for $5.00 each, and tossed into the fountain in front of Wonder Mountain. One lucky ducky will be selected on July 22 to win a MINI Cooper for a year courtesy of MINI Oakville by Budd's, as well as 5 Season Passes for 2016.

Net proceeds from duck sales at the park, and online, will be donated to SickKids Foundation in support of The Hospital for Sick Children located in Toronto, Ontario.

"The Hospital for Sick Children is near and dear to our hearts at Canada's Wonderland. We see children playing in the park daily, and are proud to be partnering with SickKids Foundation to raise funds that will go towards letting all kids be kids." Norm Pirtovshek, Canada's Wonderland General Manager.

The Hospital for Sick Children is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in Canada. As innovators in child health, SickKids improves the health of children by integrating care, research and teaching.

Canada's Wonderland is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FUN." In addition to Canada's Wonderland, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, three water parks, one indoor water park resort and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, Calif. under a management contract.

SOURCE Canada's Wonderland Company

For further information: Shannon Kelly, Canada's Wonderland, 905-832-7482, shannon.kelly@canadaswonderland.com

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