East Park is gearing up for the summer season with some fantastic additions thanks to a familiar face.
Mally Welburn has joined forces with Holland Leisure to operate some of East Park’s summer offerings.
Over the last few weeks, Mally and his team have been busy giving the park’s Swan Boats a lick of paint so they are all looking their best for the summer season.
As well as operating East Park’s new-look Swan Boats, Mally will also be bringing one of his land trains to park.
The train will run all around the lake stopping at the park’s pavilion and animal education centre.
The land train and the spruced up Swan Boats both open to the public on Saturday 24 March – in time for the start of the Easter holidays.
As well as the Swan Boats there will also be a fiery new addition to the lake – a Dragon Boat.
Mally said: “I am really looking forward to this new and exciting venture. My team have been grafting for the last few weeks to make sure the swans are all ready for the summer with a bit of a make-over; my team have been doing all the hard work, I’m just the gob and the face.
“I’m looking forward to working alongside Holland Leisure and Hull Culture and Leisure in bringing these attractions to the Green Flag Park.
“The venture has also allowed me to expand my team and create additional jobs in the park.”
Opening hours for both the train and the Swan Boats will be 10am until 6pm every day (weather permitting) and each will cost £2.50 per ride. Family discount offers will be available on request.
Councillor Terry Geraghty, Hull City Council Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Leisure and Tourism and Chair of Hull Culture and Leisure Limited, said: “East Park is an outstanding green space that has been enjoyed by people and families for generations.
“These fantastic additions for the summer season add to what is already a brilliant park and I hope people make the most of them this summer.”