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9:00 am-5:00 pm

WWA Advanced Water Quality Certificate Course

Waterparks place a very high workload on most all of the water treatment systems including water collection, re-circulation, filtration, chemical control and chemical feed that demands …

Speakers: Rich Young
  • TBA
9:00 am-5:00 pm

WWA University: Waterpark Maintenance School

The WWA University: Waterpark Maintenance Workshop will feature top industry experts presenting topics designed to help waterpark operators improve their maintenance programs….

  • TBA
8:45 AM-9:45 AM

Waterpark Resort Roundtable

Enjoy dynamic discussions and collaborate with industry leaders to gain further knowledge about topics that you bring to the floor….

Speakers: Joey Baumer, Ryan Vaden, Scott Silar, And More
Management/General Administration Resort
8:45 AM-9:45 AM

Urban Infill: Integration And Connectivity

Join design and development team members from Aquatic Development Group and Architectural Design Consultants, Inc. in a case study of the OKANA Resort & Indoor Waterpark….

Speakers: Jim Dunn, Meg Roback
10:00 AM-11:15 AM

The Dangers Of Shallow Water

In this session, we will address how pools ranging 3 to 5 feet are often lifeguarded and operated the same despite the varied depths, and the dangers this presents with poor operational…

Speakers: Wess Long
10:00 AM-11:15 AM

Smaller Park Meeting

Designed especially for smaller facilities, this old-fashioned town-hall meeting format encourages audience discussion of unique problems and solutions….

Speakers: Stephen Sims, ED.D, ATC
Management/General Administration
10:00 AM-11:15 AM

Food & Beverage Roundtable 2022

Join your waterpark Food & Beverage colleagues for in-depth open table discussions of new and innovative food and beverage ideas and options for your next season….

Speakers: Christine Palma, Paul Price, Sonya Mason, And More
11:30 am-12:30 pm

Opening General Session

Join hundreds of your fellow WWA attendees for this annual gathering that kicks off the opening of the Trade Show floor….

  • Academy Ballroom
12:30 pm-2:30 pm

Trade Show Lunch

It’s one of our signature show amenities — a tasty lunch on the trade show floor.

  • Forum Ballroom
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Welcome Reception On The Trade Show Floor

After shopping the Trade Show floor, take some time Wednesday afternoon to mingle with your fellow attendees in an informal setting while enjoying a refreshing beverage….

  • Forum Ballroom
Social Event
8:45 AM-9:45 AM

Attorneys, Experts And Your Park: A Recipe For Success

Before and during a lawsuit, owners and operators can and should take an active role in working with attorneys and expert witnesses experienced in waterpark operations and litigation….

Speakers: Shawn DeRosa, JD, RCRSP, Sarah Suter, Esquire
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Trade Show Lunch Day 2

Replenish your mind and body on the second day of the trade show with another tasty lunch.

  • Forum Ballroom
3:30 PM-4:45 PM

Do This Now Save Money Later

Hear about easy and inexpensive maintenance tips on what to do now that will save you time and money in the long run….

Speakers: Kyle Taylor
5:00 pm-6:00 pm

Make An Impact With Year-Round Marketing

Guests demand to be engaged in more ways than just traditional print and radio advertising; in this session, learn about contemporary, year-round marketing and promotions strategies….

Speakers: Jennifer Ross
  • TBA
10:15 am-11:15 am

WWA Tech Talk 2022

Technology Committee members will host a panel to discuss the latest technology tools used throughout the industry….

Speakers: Justin La Fond, Kelly Smiley, Matt Massey, And More
Management/General Administration
11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Operating A Waterpark With A Limited Budget

The panel will host interactive discussions about what they have learned in their years of experience to run a successful operation without the groundbreaking budgets that a lot of park…

Speakers: Justin La Fond, Jason Martin, M. J. Overton, And More
Management/General Administration