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“No worth the money.”
Review of Wasaga 500

Wasaga 500
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Ride the Big Track! Newly Resurfaced for the 2016 season making a great ride even better! One Mile/1.6km High Banked Le Mans Style Track with 50 Fast Safe Karts. Reach GPS verified speeds of 26 MPH/42 KPH! You must be 10yrs old & 54" tall to drive alone, if not children (generally 2-3 yrs old minimum) can ride free of charge with paying adult (16 yrs old +) in our side by side two seater karts. Fully lite for exciting night racing! 9 Baseball/Softball Tru-Pitch Batting Cage with different speeds for different levels of play. These are the same pitching machines used by many MLB teams for smooth consistent pitching. Two separate 18 Hole Mini Putt courses which will test your skills but not too hard for the younger folk. Putt your way through our animated characters & structures children 4 yrs old n younger play absolutely free! Snack Bar on site cooking up delicious hot dogs & fries featuring soft serve ice cream. Opening Day 2017 is May20. Open Daily 9:30-10:30 July & August call for off season hrs. Last day of season is Sept 4/17.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 23 August 2013

I took my 11 year old son here with his two friends of the same age. The cost of totalled to 75 dollars for each of them to do five laps. On the first lap my sons friend was bumped on to the grass by an older man. He was told to hand over his tickets and get out of the cart. He had to walk the rest of the way back on the track. When he made it back I asked to speak to the manager. He told me that he was driving unsafely. We asked I if we could get our money back or the tickets but he said that is not a possibility and asked us to leave and he removed the other to boys from the track. All in all I payed $75 for them to do 1 lap each.

7  Thank Bendhover
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Michael C, General Manager at Wasaga 500, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2014

I did talk to my staff concerning this incident n indeed the parties involved where making the ride dangerous for themselves n others on the track at the time n where removed from the ride with no money refund as is posted on all signage including the tickets themselves............this is our policy n we will stick to it...........go-karts r dangerous rides n pp can get hurt........we try to b proactive not reactive with the enforcement of track rules.......unfortunately it sounds like u only rec'd one side of the story.

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Reviewed 13 August 2013 via mobile

Decided to take the kids there to have some fun. Was a bit nervous that it might be a waste of money. Ended up having a blast. Everything was working, helmets were clean, the 'kids' working there were professional. Was very happy we went. We did the go karts, 6 laps for &25. Kids under 9 are free if they ride with you. The track was beautiful.
We played miniature golf, $7 a person, 18 holes. Very well kept course.
Also did the batting cages, $4 for 20 pitches.
Really enjoyed it. Worth a stop, would definitely go back again. Great job to who ever run this. There is hamburgers and hotdogs available there, but we did not have any food.

1  Thank Zingh
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

Good, safe karts. The motors allow just the right amount of speed. Safe for all ages and what a blast!!

2  Thank Barry S
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Fast carts, great track and short line ups. Snack bar and baseball hitting machine on site. Located at the east entrance of Wasaga Beach

1  Thank Wasagabeachbum
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Reviewed 24 July 2013

We visited the Wasaga 500 go cart track on a Wednesday late afternoon. We bought the 5 laps for $25, you can also purchase 1 lap for $6.00. They give you 5 tickets for the $25, one for each lap. Grab a helmet that fits and your off! Go carts are decent, a little tight fit if your over 6' tall, good speed (60KPM or 37 MPH) but not real fast. The track is long, 1 mile with several good turns. A couple spots on the track were a little more bumpy than should be in the later areas of track. The most disappointing thing was for multiple laps was they make you slow down into the pit area and then stop to pull another lap ticket. This really takes a lot of the fun out it and doesn't really allow you to challenge yourself to improve your lap times. It would be much improved if you could continue without the stopping. Alas the fun was over much too quickly, but we enjoyed the 5 laps just the same. Plan to spend less than hour here, unless you plan on spending a lot more for more laps.

1  Thank orccim
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