Login  |  My ACE  |  Join ACE
    
Random coaster photos

Membership Benefits

Membership benefits vary depending on the class of membership. ACE has three classes of memberships available:

  • Individual memberships
  • Couple memberships
  • Family memberships
  • Trial memberships
  • Associate memberships
  • Corporate memberships
Membership benefit Individual, Couple and Family
memberships
Trial
memberships
Associate
memberships
Corporate
memberships
Subscription to ACE News (our bi-monthly newsletter) Six printed issues per membership year Three printed issues Six online issues Six printed issues
Subscription to RollerCoaster! (our quarterly color magazine) Four printed issues per membership year Two printed issues Not included Four printed issues
Able to attend ACE events at reduced registration rates. Events typically include Exclusive Ride Time (ERT) and discounts for lodging. Yes Yes (excludes international events) Yes Yes (up to two employees may register for ACE events at the member rate)
Many parks also host special events and invite members of ACE and other amusement park related clubs. Many of these events also include ERT. Most parks require a membership card for registering for their park-sponsored events. Each member receives a membership card listing the member's name. Trial memberships receive one membership card listing the member's name. Associate memberships receive one membership card listing the member's name. Corporate memberships receive one membership card listing the company's name.
Eligible to vote in ACE elections One ballot for individuals;
two ballots for couples and families
Not eligible to vote One ballot One ballot
Receive discounts for advertising in our publications and on our web site Yes Yes Yes Yes
Access to the ACE membership directory Yes Yes Yes Yes
Access to member-only content on our web site Yes Yes Yes Yes

Park Discounts for ACE Members

Some parks offer discounts or special privileges to all ACE members. The following discounts are offered to all members with a valid ACE membership card and are available to all membership types. Discounts listed with have been confirmed as valid for the 2014 season. Discounts listed with have not yet been confirmed, but were valid in the previous season. This page as well as ACE News will be updated with news about the discounts for 2014 as we receive updates from the parks.

Note that some of the details about some of the discounts are available only when logged in as an ACE member. To view the details of those discounts, click on the appropriate link and then you will be redirected to our login page. Once you have logged in, you will be returned to this page and the details will be visible.

These discounts have been graciously offered by the parks as benefits to ACE members. For discounts that require providing a discount code to purchase tickets, do not share the discount code with non-members or post the code to any web site as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.

  • Beech Bend (Bowling Green, KY): Show your ACE membership card and receive $10 off the Unlimited Rides and Slides Armband. Not valid with other discounts.
  • Belmont Park (San Diego, CA) offers discounted tickets online. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE member requiring an online purchase, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for ordering discounted tickets from Belmont's online ticket system.
  • Busch Gardens - Sea World offers discounted tickets at the following parks.
    • 15% off one-day, one-park tickets at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA Williamsburg. The park also offers discounts on passes, dining, and shows.
    • 15% off one-day admission at Busch Gardens Tampa
    • 15% off single-day tickets at Adventure Island Tampa
    • 20% off single-day tickets at Sesame Place Langhome
    • $15 off single-day tickets at Sea World San Antonio
    • $8 off at Sea World San Diego
    • 15% off at Sea World Orlando
    This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE member requiring an online purchase, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for ordering discounted tickets.
  • Canada's Wonderland (Vaughan, ON) offers discounts not available to the general public. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE members, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for Canada's Wonderland discounts.
  • Cedar Point (Sandusky, OH) is hosting a variety of enthusiasts events during the 2014 season.
    • Millennium Walkback - Members will be escorted to Millennium Force on each Saturday and Sunday during the season, plus gain Early Entry access for the day.
    For more information go to the web page.
  • Circus Circus (Las Vegas, NV) is offering ACE members an El Loco Ride and Stay package. The following blackout dates apply to this offer: 4/7 - 4/9, 4/18 - 4/20, 4/26, 5/3, 5/17 - 5/19, 5/23 - 5/25.
  • Conneaut Lake Park (Conneaut Lake, PA) is offering ACE members a season pass for $65 ($20 off the regular price). Members simply need to present a valid membership card along with photo identification (for adults) in order to receive the discount. Season passes are valid from May 24, 2013 through September 2, 2013. There is no daily discount for ACE members. There is a $5 coupon on their brochure rack card, which can be picked up at various places in the area, possibly including Camperland across the street from the park.
  • Dollywood (Pigeon Forge, TN): Present your ACE membership for a $5 discount at Dollywood and/or Dollywood’s Splash Country:
    • Club members who present a membership ID will receive a $5 off discount for one day tickets only at Dollywood and/or Dollywood’s Splash Country.
    • No other discounts apply and this discount cannot be used in combination with any other offers.
    • Only the membership card holder will be eligible for the discount on his/her ticket on the day of visit only.
    • $5 off discount may be redeemed at Guest Services or any other one-day ticket window at Dollywood’s or Dollywood’s Splash Country Front Gate.
  • Fun Fore All (Cranberry Township, PA) (home of a Zamperla Fiesta Express) is offering members a two hour Unlimited Attractions Pass for $16 (regular $22.95). This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and guests), so as with all such promotions for ACE members, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for Fun Fore All discounts.
  • Gröna Lund (Stockholm, Sweden): Show your ACE membership card at the Service Center and receive a Wristband and Entrance Ticket.
  • Hersheypark is offering members discounted tickets. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and guests), so as with all such promotions for ACE members, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for Hersheypark discounts.
  • Holiday World (Santa Claus, IN) offers discounted admission all season.
    • General Admission: $31.95
    • General Admission after 3 pm: $28.95
    • Guests-under-54" and Seniors (60+): $29.95
    • Guests-under-54" and Seniors (60+) after 3 pm: $24.95
    • Season Pass: $114.95
    • Season Pass Guests-under-54" and Seniors: $104.95
    These discounts apply to the card-carrying member only, who must present said card at the admissions booth. Additional photo ID may be required. For more info about discounts and enthusiast events at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, go to www.holidayworld.com/clubs.
  • Idlewild and Soakzone (Ligonier, PA) invites ACE members to show your ACE card and save $13 on admission. Idlewild and Soakzone, the World's #1 Park for Kids, invites ACE members to purchase an all-day Fun Day Admission at the gate for just $26.99 inclusive of local amusement tax (the gate price is $39.99 inclusive). To enjoy this special discount, simply present your valid ACE membership card(s) at Idelwild's main gate when entering the park. Each member must present their valid ACE membership card to receive the discount.
  • Indiana Beach (Monticello, IN) offers Fun Day Tickets for $19.95 upon presentation of your valid ACE membership card.
  • Keansburg Amusement Park (Keansburg, NJ) extends their 2 for 1 offer seven days a week, Monday through Sunday to All Card Carrying members of the American Coaster Enthusiasts! A Combination Bracelet is available for $22.47 per person when you buy in multiples of two. Two people receive combination bracelets for unlimited rides at Keansburg Amusement Park and 3 hours at Runaway Rapids for $44.95. No waterpark entry before 2pm. Please enter by 3pm to ensure a 3 hour visit. An Amusement Park Bracelet is available for $17.47 per person when you buy in multiples of two. 10am-closing, two people receive an unlimited bracelet for $34.95. Members must show their ACE membership card along with a photo id to receive the offer.
  • Kennywood (West Mifflin, PA) invites ACE members to purchase an all-day Fun Day Admission in advance for just $29.25 inclusive of processing fees and amusement tax (the gate price is $41.99 inclusive of amusement tax). Tickets must be purchased online using Kennywood's website and discount code indicated below. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE member requiring an online purchase, please do not post the promotion on other websites sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed. MEMBERS: Login to view details for ordering discounted tickets from Kennywood's online ticket system.
  • Kings Dominion (Doswell, VA): Show your ACE membership card and receive $20 off a one-day admission ticket.
  • Kings Island (Kings Mills, OH) offers discounted tickets online. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE member requiring an online purchase, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for ordering discounted tickets from Kings Island's online ticket system.
  • Lakemont Park (Altoona, PA) is offering a free ride on Leap the Dips with the purchase of a All Day Ride & Slide Pass. Lakemont Park is already a bargain at just $9.95 for an All Day Ride & Slide Pass on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; and only $5 on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (the park is closed Mondays and Tuesdays except holidays). That pass includes unlimited rides on Skyliner and Toboggan, as well as the park's waterslides and many flat rides. ACE members will receive an additional exclusive benefit -- one free ride on Leap the Dips, the world's oldest roller coaster (regularly a $2.50 surcharge), with the full-price purchase of an All Day Ride & Slide Pass. To receive this special value, ACE members must purchase their full-price All Day Ride & Slide at the main office at Lakemont Park's main gate and each member must present their valid ACE membership card along with corresponding photo ID (for adults). This offer is not valid on holidays and expires on September 1, 2013.
  • Los Angeles County Fair (Fairplex, CA) offers discounted tickets carnival ride wristbands online. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE member requiring an online purchase, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for ordering discounted tickets and wristbands from the Los Angeles County Fair online ticket system.
  • Morey's Piers (Wildwood, NJ) offers discounted tickets to ACE members. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE member requiring an online purchase, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for ordering discounted tickets from Morey's Piers eTicket system.
  • Six Flags offers a free ticket to ACE members through July 20, 2014 and a 50% discount on up to 4 general admission tickets through September 8, 2014. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only, so as with all such promotions please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for Six Flags discounts.
  • Six Flags America (Largo, MD) will be offering a buy one get one 1/2 price for the Fright Fest Extreme Scare Pass, along with a variety of ERT's over the season, the first one being May 24th.
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (Vallejo, CA): offers tickets, season passes and dolphin swims with substantial savings. Tickets for seasonal events may also be available. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE member requiring an online purchase, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for purchasing discounted tickets online from the Six Flags store.
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio, TX): Starting Sunday, May 26th all ACE members are invited to get the first ride of the day on Iron Rattler. This offer is valid any operating day through September 15th, 2013 (except June 1st). Bring your ACE membership card and show up 15 minutes prior to park opening to the right of the main entrance near the Gold Pass entrance. You must present your ACE membership card to take advantage of this offer, park admission required.
  • Six Flags Magic Mountain (Valencia, CA):
    MEMBERS: Login to view registration information for the Post-Con at Six Flags Magic Mountain event.
  • Waldameer & Water World (Erie, PA) invites ACE members to purchase an all-day combo pass (rides and waterpark) in advance for just $22.75, $7.00 off the regular price of $29.75. This discount is a benefit to ACE members only (and their families), so as with all such promotions for ACE member requiring an online purchase, please do not post the promotion on other web sites or otherwise share it with non-members, as the continuation of such offers may be jeopardized if the park discovers that the information has been wrongfully distributed.
    MEMBERS: Login to view details for ordering discounted tickets from Waldameer's online ticket system.

Other Discounts for ACE Members

Discounts listed with have been confirmed as valid for the 2014 season. Discounts listed with have not yet been confirmed, but were valid in the previous season. This page as well as ACE News will be updated with news about the discounts for 2014 as we receive updates from the vendors.

  • SmugMug.com, the service that ACE uses for hosting our photo galleries offers ACE members a $5 discount for a new SmugMug account for their photo hosting service. Use coupon code h2LmnZGT1IaBB when creating your SmugMug account.
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers ACE members discounts on the cost of a car rental. To make a reservation with ACE's discount code:
    • To obtain the ACEer discount when booking a car via phone, call 800-RENT-A-CAR (800.736.8222), and mention the special ACE code "32H7134".
    • To obtain the ACEer discount when booking a car online, go to www.enterprise.com. Enter "32H7134" as the optional corporate number. Enter "ACE" as the corporate name on the sign-in page.
  • The historic Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, offers ACE members a discount of 15% off the Best Available Rate. This discount is available year round; however please check the operating schedule for Glenwood Springs Adventure Park to ensure that the roller coasters will be operating. ACE members must use the promotion code 'ACE' when booking the room online.
  • Motel 6 is ACE's preferred partner for economy lodging offering members a discount on their already low rates. Also, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to ACE's Preservation Fund. To make a reservation with ACE's discount code, go to the special reservation page. Mention Corporate Plus ID #CP543773 during check-in.
  • Santa's Lodge near Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana, is offering a special room rate of $79.99 (plus taxes) for ACE members. The rate is valid from May 10 to August 31, 2014, subject to room availability. Visit http://santaslodge.com/category/specials for details.
  • Author Alex Miller is offering ACE members a discount on his book, California Theme Parks. Refer to the order form for more information about the book and for ordering autographed books at the special price.
  • Authors David Witoslawski and Brittany Howe are offering ACE members a discount on their book, Great Pennsylvania Amusement Parks Road Trip. More information about the book is available at www.greatpennsylvaniaparks.com. The list price is $21.95 however ACE members may purchase the book for $15.00 and receive a free ticket to ride the Conneaut Lake Blue Streak and shipping is included. ACE members can email orders to greatpaparks@gmail.com and pay through PayPal to that address, or email an address request to pay by check.

Additional Benefits for Corporate Members

Corporate members receive all of the above membership benefits plus the following:

  • Any two employees may attend ACE events at the member rate.
  • A corporate membership certificate suitable for framing.
  • Parks that are corporate members receive free hosting of their park-sponsored events on our web site.
  • Special recognition of your company in ACE's booth at the IAAPA tradeshow and other industry functions.