Playland Park



Defunct, Operated from 1890s to 1961

Parks nearby

Defunct Roller Coasters (4)

NameTypeDesignOpenedClosed
Figure 8WoodSit Down1913 or earlier1913 or later
Jack RabbitWoodSit Down1928 or earlier1928 or later
Little DipperSteelSit Down1951 or earlier1951 or later
Royal Dip CoasterWoodSit Down1915 or earlier1915 or later

Details

Former names:Springbrook Park
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Location:Springbrook Park was the approximate halfway point on a trolley line between South Bend and Mishawaka.
History:From 1962 to 2001 a lighted par 3 golf course operated on the site.  IUSB (Indiana University South Bend) purchased the land in the 1990s.  In 2006 a bridge over the St. Joseph River connecting it to the university was built.  The site is used for student housing today.
Owner / Operator:The park was built by the trolley company.  Earl J. "Pete" Redden Sr. purchased the park in 1925 and the name was changed.

Playland Park (South Bend, Indiana, USA)

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Playland Park (South Bend, Indiana, USA)