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Matching articles for Waterparks: 32


A Look at Trends in Aquatic Facilities

Feature Article - June 2016

This section covers trends in facilities that include indoor or outdoor pools, splash play areas, waterparks and spas, including a look at aquatics-specific features and programs.

Making Waves

Municipal Waterparks Getting More Competitive

Feature Article - October 2015

Municipal waterparks might not have all the bells and whistles of their privately run counterparts, but they provide a super outlet for community recreation, while offering a destination for those beyond the city limits.

2015 State of the Industry

A Look at What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - June 2015

More than 2,300 professionals responded to our call for information about their facilities, operations, programming, staffing and more. . Here, we summarize their responses.


Making a Splash
Splash Island at Lake Gregory in Crestline, Calif.

Facility Profile - May 2015

When this lakefront attraction wanted to boost attendance and create some excitement, they turned to a partner who could turn their waterfront into an aquatic park.

Riding the Wave of Success

Waterparks Find New & Creative Ways to Stay Afloat

Feature Article - September 2014

Every year brings new developments in thrills and spills at the waterpark. Here, we explore what waterparks are doing to take their operations to the next level of success.


Green Light? Good to Go!
Find Smarter Solutions to Manage Riders

Guest Column - July 2014

Weight limits for some waterpark rides require smart solutions to ensure staff is able to keep the line moving without creating unnecessary problems.

2014 State of the Managed Recreation Industry

A Look At What's Happening in Recreation, Sports and Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - June 2014

More than 2,200 professionals responded to our call for information about their facility operations. Here, we summarize their responses, including current trends in operations, staffing, programming, construction and much more.

Theme Parks

Pay and Go
Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa.

Facility Profile - April 2014

How do you boost sales at concessions and kiosks while providing patrons an easier way to pay? New payment solutions at this park in Allentown, Pa., makes it simple.

Fresher Waters

Boost Attendance With Aquatic Play Features

Supplement Feature - February 2014

For more than a decade, the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, Texas, has worn the title of World's Best Water Park with pride. The 70-acre park features more than 100 slides and attractions, making it a popular tourist attraction and the unrivaled darling of travel writers worldwide.

Managing Risk

Protect Your Patrons, Protect Your Facility

Feature Article - January 2014

How can you reduce injuries and manage risk at your facility? We talked to experts working at some of the riskiest facilities out there to get their take on best practices.