Waterparks

Picsolve ignites innovation with Panora.me purchase

Picsolve ignites innovation with Panora.me purchase

Picsolve, the world’s number one photo and video capture partner for world-class visitor destinations, today announces the purchase of Belgium-based start-up Panora.me to fuel future innovation. The collaboration, which marks the creation of Picsolve’s first innovation and creativity hub, Picsolve Lab will bring together world-leading market expertise to drive the continued development of cutting-edge capture […]

Holiday World plans first launched water coaster

Holiday World plans first launched water coaster

Holiday World, Santa Claus, Indiana, will introduce Cheetah Chase for the 2020 season. It is their third water coaster and will feature two ProSlide rocketBlast-powered racing slides totalling more than 1700 feet (518 m) of track. Riders will experience a water-powered flat launch before racing against their families toward the finish line. The ride features […]

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WaveTek celebrates 50 Years, launches new logo

WaveTek celebrates 50 Years, launches new logo

WaveTek, a designer and manufacturer of wave generation equipment, is celebrating 50 years of innovative products, pool designs and technology. WaveTek wave generation systems represent over 90% of all recreational wave systems in the U.S. and are installed in over 450 locations world-wide. In order to commemorate the continuing evolution of WaveTek waves, ADG has […]

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Marineland opens Polar Splash

Marineland opens Polar Splash

Marineland Canada has opened its latest family-oriented attraction, Polar Splash, a two-acre, Arctic-themed splash park. Designed by Terra Plan and constructed by UCC, Polar Splash features 10 kid-friendly water slides along with 150 themed sprayers and jets that are designed to look like realistic dolphins, sea lions, belugas, walruses, and polar bears. Guests can play […]

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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor debuts Calypso Springs

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor debuts Calypso Springs

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, has introduced its second major addition for the 2019 season with the introduction of Calypso Springs. This giant activity pool is Six Flags Hurricane Harbor’s largest new attraction since the waterpark opened in 2000. “Hurricane Harbor is an industry leader with the biggest and best water slides and […]

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Alabama Splash Adventure deploys CenterEdge Software

Alabama Splash Adventure deploys CenterEdge Software

Alabama Splash Adventure has selected CenterEdge Advantage Point of Sale software for its outdoor amusement and water park. To manage its 89-acre amusement and water park, Alabama Splash Adventure has implemented a full suite of CenterEdge’s facility management features, including point of sale, access control, event reservations, and food and beverage modules. “We are thankful […]

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Cedar Fair acquires Sawmill Creek Resort

Cedar Fair acquires Sawmill Creek Resort

Cedar Fair Entertainment has acquired Sawmill Creek Resort located in Huron, Ohio, not far from its Cedar Point park. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. “We are excited about the opportunity to add Sawmill Creek to our growing portfolio of resort properties serving Cedar Point, Cedar Point Shores Waterpark and the Cedar […]

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Island H20 Live! now open

Island H20 Live! now open

Island H20 Live!, Central Florida’s newest waterpark, has opened to the public. This tropical-themed water park, designed and built by Aquatic Development Group (ADG), is situated on 11.5 acres and home to over 15 water attractions designed for guests of all ages and thrill-seeking levels. Island H20 Live! features a 24,000 square foot (2,230 sq […]

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New hybrid coaster and waterslide from Wiegand Water Rides

New hybrid coaster and waterslide from Wiegand Water Rides

Wiegand Water Rides has developed a new Slide Coaster that combines the most spectacular thrills of a roller coaster with the ultimate fun of a waterslide. Imagine the moment when a guest is strapped into a roller coaster car. The adrenaline rises as they are launched from 0 to 50kph (30 mph) in only a […]

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Cedar Fair to acquire two Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Cedar Fair to acquire two Schlitterbahn Waterparks

Cedar Fair Entertainment has signed a definitive agreement to acquire two iconic water parks and one resort in Texas – Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort New Braunfels and Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston for a cash purchase price of $261 million, subject to certain working capital adjustments related to the timing of the closing. Additionally, Cedar Fair has […]