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Indiana Beach closed after nearly a century

Indiana Beach has officially closed for good.  White County Economic Development Director Randy Mitchell confirmed that Apex Parks Group decided to close Indiana Beach after a search for buyers ended unsuccessfully.  Apex Parks Senior Vice President Gregg Borman told Mitchell the closure was strictly for financial reasons.  The lakeside resort was originally opened in 1926 by the Spackman family, on September 1, 2015 it was announced that the park had been sold to Apex Parks Group.

 

Indiana Beach still has 27 employees, 15 in maintenance and 12 in administrative roles.  The future of their employment is uncertain at this time according to Mitchell.  Mitchell also stated that Apex Parks had closed three other amusement parks.  Apex Parks currently operates 11 parks, 9 in California and three in Florida.

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