CNL Lifestyle Properties has signed new management agreements for eight of its American amusement parks.
Herschend Family Entertainment will be managing Elitch Gardens in Denver, Colorado, and Darien Lake in Buffalo, NY, adding to the 24 properties the company already either owns, operates or partners.
Frontier City and White Water Bay, both in Oklahoma City, and Splashtown in Houston will be managed by Premier Attractions Management.
Amusement Management Partners - which already manages eight CNL FECs - is to operate Magic Springs and Crystal Falls in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Waterworld in Concord, California is to be managed by Palace Entertainment, which currently owns/operates 11 water parks, 21 FECs and eight theme parks across the US.
Finally, NorPoint Entertainment has been selected to manage Wild Waves in Seattle. NorPoint is led by the founder of the site, who operated it from 1990 to 2000.
Image: Frontier City, Oklahoma. PARC Management LLC