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SFGAm Now Open at 25% Capacity, Bridge Phase May 14th

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Postby BCarroll on April 26th, 2021, 2:38 pm
I visited yesterday, 04/25, and I agree with the statements about the park's atmosphere. I know that the company took a hit, so there might not be a big budget for improvements; however, it was sad walking around the park seeing the shape it is in. On the bright side, I was able to enjoy many rides with my wife throughout the day. The operations were exceptional, given it was opening weekend. Especially the Raging Bull crew, they were efficient all afternoon. Good to be back.
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on April 26th, 2021, 8:54 pm
Are they using every row on the coasters or every other row??
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Postby Jodon on May 4th, 2021, 9:02 am
CoasterRiderSC wrote:Are they using every row on the coasters or every other row??

It depends on the coaster...at least it did when I was there on Saturday, May 1st.

For example, any ride with 4 across seating is seating every row as is X-Flight. The rest from what I could tell are not seating every row, but it varies with each coaster. For example, I believe Whizzer is seating one group per car, Viper and American Eagle allow for 4 people in each car, but since there is no grouper at these rides, you can sit next to anyone as long as the seats are not roped off. Maxx Force is only seating one row per car. I'm not sure about Goliath, Little Dipper, and V2 as I did not ride those, but it did appear as if there were empty rows when I walked by Goliath and Little Dipper.

I would not be surprised if most, if not all, coasters will operate without restrictions in the near future as IDPH and Six Flags begin to loosen restrictions to fall more in line with the CDC for outdoor activities.
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Postby DejaVu2001 on May 6th, 2021, 1:49 pm
May 6th, 2021 Update

Pritzker has announced the Bridge Phase which allows 60% capacity at amusement parks will begin Friday, May 14th. Additionally, if the numbers hold, Phase 5 could begin as soon as June 11th.
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Postby JimPanky on May 8th, 2021, 5:45 pm
How many months are they counting as closed months that will be added for members?

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