Waterparks

California’s Great America transforms Waterpark into “South Bay Shores”

California’s Great America transforms Waterpark into “South Bay Shores”

When California’s Great America, Santa Clara, California, debuts the new South Bay Shores waterpark this summer, guests will be immersed in a completely transformed waterpark experience. It will feature seven new water attractions including four WhiteWater drop slides, two WhiteWater tube slides, and a new lagoon area. Guests will also enjoy new and upgraded food […]

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Nashville Shores introduces Mega Mayhem

Nashville Shores introduces Mega Mayhem

Nashville Shores, Nashville, Tennessee, is transforming its waterpark in 2020 with the addition of Mega Mayhem, which will be the largest waterslide addition in the history of the waterpark. From ProSlide Technologies, the massive family raft ride is scheduled to be ready for guests to enjoy on opening day in May. “Mega Mayhem is a […]

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Brind’O Aquaclub opens

Brind’O Aquaclub opens

In Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, the Brind’O Aquaclub, Tremblant’s new family waterplay centre, has opened. Thanks to a $3.8 million investment by the Tremblant Resort Association, all indoor installations have been revisited to offer a fresh new family experience at Tremblant, rain or shine. Eight months were required to create the new aquatic world designed by WAA […]

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Cedar Fair appoints Daniel J. Hanrahan board chairman

Cedar Fair appoints Daniel J. Hanrahan board chairman

Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, an operator of regional amusement parks, water parks, and immersive entertainment, has appointed Dan Hanrahan as its independent board chairman, effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Hanrahan has served on Cedar Fair’s Board of Directors since June 2012, most recently as chair of the Compensation Committee. Matthew A. Ouimet, executive chairman, and […]

Vortex International opens new headquarters

Vortex International opens new headquarters

Vortex Aquatic Structures International, a manufacturer and leader in water attractions, has relocated to larger offices in the same Montreal community of Pointe-Claire to expand its manufacturing capabilities. With over 220,000 square feet of space, the new facility is three times larger than its prior location and can handle the growing global demand for the […]

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WhiteWater wins Brass Ring  for Tailspin at Whirlin’ Water Adventure Waterpark

WhiteWater wins Brass Ring for Tailspin at Whirlin’ Water Adventure Waterpark

At the recent IAAPA Expo, WhiteWater received a Brass Ring Award for Tailspin in the Best New Product: Water Park Ride/Attraction category. A big anchor attraction without the associated price tag, Tailspin has been designed to deliver a thrilling ride experience and high impact presence while also being an affordable to buy and affordable to […]

ProSlide receives 4th Impact Award

ProSlide receives 4th Impact Award

ProSlide Technology Inc. was honoured to be recognised by IAAPA, for the fourth time, with the industry Impact Award for Dueling PipelineBlast/FlyingSaucer Water Coaster. The Impact Award is presented to a winner of one of the Best New Products (categories 1-10) within the Best New Product or Service Awards that had or will have the […]

DreamWorks sneak peek

DreamWorks sneak peek

The opening of the new DreamWorks Water Park inside the American Dream Mall, East Rutherford, New Jersey, set to open November 27, has been postponed. But visitors to ProSlide Technologies’ booth during the recent IAAPA Expo got a sneak peak. ProSlide, waterslide provider to DreamWorks, had a model of the waterpark on display, and it […]

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Richard Coleman named CEO at American Resort Management 


Richard Coleman named CEO at American Resort Management 


Richard Coleman has been named Chief Executive Officer of American Resort Management, a growing hospitality management company with offices in Erie, Pennsylvania and Grand Prairie, Texas. A co-founder of American Resort Management, Coleman brings over 30 years of leadership experience in the hospitality, destination resort and attractions industry. His career has encompassed extensive work in […]

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Aquatropica new from Empex Watertoys

Aquatropica new from Empex Watertoys

Empex Watertoys introduced Aquatropica, a three-level interactive watertoy for children at the recent IAAPA Expo. It includes 17 water features. The Aquatropica product line is designed to create a tropical world of fun and adventure in an aquatic playground or splash pad. It contains floral pieces with interactive spray features, animal life such as monkeys […]

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