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WWA University: Waterpark Design, Development & Expansion Workshop


The WWA University: Waterpark Design, Development & Expansion Workshop brings together leading industry development experts, licensed design professionals and facility operators to discuss the most important topics relating to waterpark development and expansion. You’ll hear from experienced operators who have been through the development process and successfully navigated the challenges. Learn their secrets and what […]

How Waterpark Thrills Can Pay Your Community Park Bills


Forward-thinking communities looking to offer their residents new aquatic amenities are planning much more than a basic pool or splash pad; they are designing mini waterparks. And while it may seem like a tall order, building a municipal waterpark can be not only feasible, but also profitable. Learn how the proper design, operating functions and […]

T-Minus 10 Months Until Opening


Opening a new attraction? Re-opening a one- to 30-year-old attraction? Are you working with new owners, managers, operators and/or maintenance team? Wherever you are in the process, we want to make sure your rides are ready. From commissioning a new ride to winterizing an old stand-by, we want to make sure you have all of […]

The Value of Play – Creating Attractions That Improve Length Of Stay & Increase Revenue


Today’s parks are filled with exciting rides and attractions to meet the tween and adult population segments. But patrons under 10 have, arguably, the most influence on their family’s discretionary income. If your park does not have amenities and attractions that appeal and engage this age group, you could be losing out on revenue. Come […]

Shattering Patterns: The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark


Learn how the resort design team for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark veered away from existing indoor waterpark models to craft an exhilarating and distinctive guest experience by shattering pre-conceived notions of what an indoor waterpark should be. Hear firsthand what happens when the team approaches the project from a new point of view. […]

Hindsight Is 20/20: Decades Of Innovations & Updates


We have all heard the adage “hindsight is 20/20,” meaning, “it is easy to know the right thing to do after something has happened, but it’s hard to predict the future.” Whether as operators or guests, we have collectively survived the pools and parks of yesteryear, but do we know where aquatic trends are going? […]