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Wheel Fun Rentals Introduces Swan Boat Rentals at Rainbow Lagoon Park in Downtown Long Beach

For Immediate Release:

3/2/2010

Long Beach – Wheel Fun Rentals is excited to announce the opening of swan pedal boat rentals in Downtown Long Beach at Rainbow Lagoon. Conveniently located at the corner of Shoreline Drive and Pine Avenue, adventurers will now have the opportunity to enjoy the lagoon by swan boat! Swan boat rentals will launch Saturday, March 7th!

Swan Pedal Boats are a classic, iconic piece of American history dating back to 1877 when they were first established in the Boston Commons, and then later spread to neighborhood lakes around the U.S by the early-to-mid 1900’s. Swan boats are one of few experiences that have changed so little over time, visitors can practically replicate the beloved rides they took in their own childhoods. Sharing those memories with the young ones makes for an even more special voyage.

The new swan boats come in two sizes. The large swan boat seats up to five guests, while the small swan boat seats two adults and two children under 10 years old, making them perfect for any size family or group outing. All pedal boat rentals come equipped with a Bimini top for sun shade. Guests are welcome to bring food and drinks aboard the swan boats (no alcohol or large coolers allowed), and life jackets are included with every rental to ensure guests have a safe, smooth ride. All ages are welcome to ride! Minors must be accompanied by an adult, 18 years of age or older, for the rental transaction; and, on board the boat if the minor is under 15 years old.

Also premiering at Rainbow Lagoon are the popular Swan Boat Night Rides. Once the sun begins to set, the swans glow with LED lights that are mounted onto the sides and neck, creating an electrifying twilight experience that pairs perfectly with the Downtown Long Beach skyline and the glittering Pike Ferris Wheel. Night Rides are perfect for date nights and friends/family outings, as well as special occasions like birthday parties, bachelor or bachelorette weekends, and anniversary celebrations.

“Our bike rental location at Shoreline Village has been a Long Beach staple for years,” said Al Stonehouse, President of Wheel Fun Rentals. “We’re thrilled to offer a new activity that both locals and travelers can enjoy both in the sunshine and under the stars.”

Swan Pedal Boat rentals at Rainbow Lagoon are available 365 Days a Year (weather permitting) from 10am -10pm. LED-lit Night Rides run nightly beginning at Sunset, with the last pedal boat rental going out one hour prior to closing. Prices are per-person, and are $11 an hour for adults, and $6 an hour for kids 17 years old and under. Bike rentals are also available across Shoreline Drive at Wheel Fun Rentals Shoreline Village, which offers specialty cycles, 2-wheeled bikes, electric bikes, and kids’ bikes! For more information about Wheel Fun Rentals visit wheelfunrentals.com/Rainbow-Lagoon.

 

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Wheel Fun Rentals Media Contact: Sheena Walenta • (805) 650-7770 • marketing@wheelfunrentals.com

 

About Wheel Fun Rentals
Founded in 1987, Wheel Fun Rentals started with four wheel Surrey cycles, evolved into specialty bike rentals and bike tours, and now offers recreational rentals of all kinds from more than 100 outlets in 16 states. Specializing in unique bikes and tours, Wheel Fun Rentals has been offering clean, healthy family fun and affordable outdoor entertainment to nearly 3 million customers annually from
city and state parks, resorts, and retail outlets through corporate locations and franchised territories. For more information about Wheel Fun Rentals please visit www.wheelfunrentals.com or call 805-650-7770. Follow Wheel Fun Rentals: @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Facebook, @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Instagram, and @WheelFunRentals on Twitter.