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2016

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon: The place for Miss Adventure

The centerpiece of Typhoon Lagoon, one of two water parks at Florida’s Walt Disney World, is its surf pool. Six-foot curls roll across the huge lagoon – it’s the largest wave pool in North America – sending swimmers bobbing as they try, sometimes comically, to body surf them. Click here for full article

AZ Central (May, 15, 2017)

Pandora — The World of Avatar and 10 other hot theme parks of the future

Ever wanted to fly on the back of a banshee, sail through a bio-luminescent jungle or climb a floating mountain? Well, 2017 is your year, thanks to the opening of Pandora — The World of Avatar, a new extension to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Florida that recreates the vivid alien world of “Avatar.” Click here for full article

CNN (May, 12, 2017)

Splashway Waterpark Kicks Off Summer Fun This Memorial Day Weekend

SHERIDAN, Texas- Splashway Waterpark is pleased to announce their 2017 season grand opening this Memorial Day Weekend with activities the whole family will enjoy—from relaxing private cabanas to wave pools, lazy rivers, and the ALL-NEW Ray’s Riptide ride. Click here for full article

Splashway Waterpark (May, 11, 2017)

Kalahari Resorts Selects ProSlide Rides for America’s Biggest Indoor Waterpark

Global manufacturer of waterslides, ProSlide, has provided a raft of iconic attractions to the newly expanded Kalahari Resorts and Conventions waterpark in the Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania.

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Blooloop (April, 19, 2017)

Families Are Finding So Much To Love About The New Great Wolf Lodge Colorado Springs

Wolves howl in the evening air. A fire crackles nearby as you gaze upon the majestic, snow-capped Pikes Peak off in the distance. Freshly foraged mushrooms accompany your evening meal.

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World Waterpark Association (April, 2017)

Kalahari Resorts Poconos Massive Indoor Water Park Offers Thrilling Family Fun That’s Charmingly Family Run

When many travellers think of water parks, the tropical climates of Florida and California usually come to mind. But tucked away in the Poconos Mountains is a delightful destination resort packing warm thrills indoors. Click here for full article

Inside the Magic (March, 23, 2017)

Doubling Up The Fun

Just one year ago, a trip to Wild Wild Wet was a vastly different experience from what visitors can expect now. The beloved waterpark located on the eastern side of Singapore completed its expansion to twice of its original size in November 2016, bringing visitors a bigger, better and bolder splash of fun. Click here for full article

World Waterpark Association (March, 2017)

Atlantis Rising – $1.6 Billion Atlantis Sanya Resort adds to the Buoyant Chinese Market

The $1.6 billion destination resort Atlantis Sanya will open at the end of the year on Hainan Island in China.

Atlantis resorts celebrate the lost mythical kingdom of Atlantis, discussed by Greek philosopher Plato in 360 BCE.
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Blooloop (February, 21, 2017)

WWA Symposium & Trade Show Hits the Big Easy

Waterpark professionals gathered in New Orleans for the World Waterpark Association’s Symposium & Trade Show. The event was held Oct. 11-14 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and filled 100,000 square feet of exhibit space with more than 230 exhibitors and 1,500 attendees. Click here for full article

Aquatics International (November, 22, 2016)

Waterpark Manufacturers Win Brass Ring Awards at IAAPA 2016

Each year, The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Brass Ring Awards honor exhibitors and attendees for excellence in the attractions industry. This year’s recipients included a good showing from the aquatics side. Winners were presented with the award at this year’s Expo in Orlando, Fla. Click here for full article

Aquatics International (November, 22, 2016)

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Theme and water park visits increase in Brazil

The theme and water parks sector is booming in Brazil. In some cases, parks recorded a growth in attendance of up to 18% in the first months of 2016. Data from the Tourism News Agency shows that the sector’s entrepreneurs are optimistic, and are anticipating closing the year above other economic areas. Click here for full article

Brazil’s Ministry of Tourism (September, 9, 2016)

GoPro video: Ride Scarborough’s amazing Alpamare water slides

It’s almost like being there: we strapped a miniature GoPro camera to swimmers at the new £14m Alpamare waterpark in Scarborough, for a rider’s-eye view. Click here for full article

Yorkshire Post (August, 4, 2016)

In a spin: ProSlide’s towering four-slide complex unveiled

ProSlide has unveiled its latest installation, Spinning Out, a ‘tower of thrills’ combining four of the company’s iconic slide experiences. Click here for full article

Attractions Management (July, 28, 2016)

Unveiled: The BIGGEST water park in the UK, and it’s right here in Scarborough!

It’s a saga that has had more twists and turns than any of the giant water slides which will soon carry their first summer holiday thrill-seekers on Scarborough’s North Bay. Click here for full article

The Scarborough News (July, 28, 2016)

Making waves: Super Aqua Club opens new ride, ‘Tsunami’

POINTE-CALUMET – A new ride at Super Aqua Club in Pointe-Calumet is promising to give Montrealers looking for an adrenaline fix, the ride of their lives.

It’s called Tsunami and it’s the first aquatic roller coaster on the continent. Click here for full article

Global News (July, 11, 2016)

Sliding Through Asia

At Ocean Park Water Adventure in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, ProSlide installed a Flying Tower custom complex featuring four slides – a PipeLine Wave, Tornado 18, Cannonbowl 40 and a hybrid double Tornado 24 with notched funnels. Click here for full article 

Parkworld Magazine (June, 2016)

Global Attractions Attendance Report

This year, global theme park attendance was driven largely by strong performance of the major Asian and U.S. operators, including Chimelong, SongCheng, Disney and Universal. Water parks saw healthy attendance improvements of almost 4% with most markets doing well. Click here for full report

Themed Entertainment Association (2016)

‘Mammoth’ Earns Guinness Record

SANTA CLAUS – Guinness World Records has certified Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari’s Mammoth as the World’s Longest Water Coaster. The Spencer County attraction measures in at 1,763 feet. Click here for full article

Inside Indiana Business (May, 26, 2016)

Waterparks Thrive Where It’s Hot

Three leading waterpark suppliers provide useful insights on the latest global market trends. Interviews by Martin Palicki.

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InPark Magazine (May, 20, 2016)

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Henderson Lake outdoor pool and water slides near completion

After a year in the design phase and 16 months of construction, the new and improved Henderson Lake outdoor pool is nearly ready to open. Click here for full article

Global News (May, 18, 2016)

Brazil’s Beach Park Resort Proves to be a ProSlide Success Story

Ottawa, Canada — Beach Park Resort in Brazil was recently named by Trip Advisor® as the #2 water park in the world. It’s one of Brazil’s leading tourist attractions and has everything that you would expect to find in a true Brazilian experience: a breathtaking beach-front location, gourmet seafood restaurants and an exhilarating atmosphere. Click here for full article

InPark Magazine (May, 12, 2016)

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Beach Park Celebrates Success Amidst Crisis

The Beach Park celebrates its 30th anniversary recently with record growth against a difficult scenario for the economy, and new attractions. The expectation is that summer 2016 may be the most successful ever, as the complex received a R $ 20 million investment with Vaikuntudo, a ProSlide TORNADO® 60 […] Click here for full article

Panrotas (Apr, 27, 2016)

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Kids may howl with glee at Great Wolf Lodge

The sky was cloudy and the weather forecast included a chance of rain, but that didn’t stop Jackson Parkin of Anaheim from riding some waves on a boogie board on a recent weekend.

In land-locked Garden Grove, no less. Click here for full article

LA Times (Mar, 20, 2016)

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Kalahari Resort Ready to Expand

TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP — A giant water park in the Poconos continues to expand, and by this time next year, Kalahari Resort says it will be the largest water park in the country.

Kalahari isn’t just expanding its indoor water park. The resort near Mount Pocono is more than doubling the number of guest rooms, meaning more jobs and opportunities for people living in Monroe County.

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WNEP (Mar, 15, 2016)

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Chicago Area Waterpark Adds “Wonambi” One of the Top Waterpark Rides in the World

Raging Waves, Illinois’ largest waterpark, announced today it is bringing the award-winning ProSlide TornadoWAVE to the water park for the 2016 season.

Raging Waves will be one of just three waterparks in the United States to have the popular new ride. Keeping with its Australian theme, Raging Waves has named it “Wonambi” after a pre-historic constrictor snake native to Australia that literally took the breath away from its prey. Click here for full article

PR News Wire (Feb, 29, 2016)

2016 New Products: Waterpark Edition

January always is an exciting month at Aquatics International. Not only is the new year a time of reflection, but it also is a period of rebirth. For this reason, we present the annual New Products issue to our readers. Now, we’re taking it a step further by breaking down the latest products to hit the waterpark market. Click here for full article

Aquatics International (Jan, 25, 2016)

2015

IAAPA 2015: Innovative rides win accolades at IAAPA

The high level of innovation in rides and attractions was recognized at the Brass Ring Awards at IAAPA this week, with Sally Corp winning the best new product and the Impact Award for its Justice League: Battle for Metropolis dark ride. Click here for full article

Attractions Management (Nov, 20, 2015)

South Jersey water park announces $4M expansion

The operator, Sahara Sam’s Oasis in West Berlin, said it is breaking ground on a 10,000-square-foot expansion to the indoor year-round section of the complex, adding to the existing 7,000-square-foot facility. Click here for full article

NJ Biz (November 2, 2015)

World Waterpark Association Inducts Four into Hall of Fame, Bestows Awards

The World Waterpark Association’s Symposium & Trade Show is the perfect place to recognize industry excellence. So it is that besides the seminars, exhibits and networking opportunities, waterpark professionals also have a chance to celebrate the best of the best. Click here for full article

Aquatics International (October 31, 2015)

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WWA Show Attendees Discover That Big Success Lies in the Detail

The 35th anniversary event welcomed more than 1,400 owners, operators, developers, suppliers and designers, who were eager to discover new ideas and products and reveal fresh details on how to make 2016 an even bigger success. Click here for full article

Waterparks.org (October 30, 2015)

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ProSlide clients honoured at waterpark symposium

Pool & Spa Marketing (October 22, 2015)

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Shrek and Kung Fu Panda to star at DreamWorks waterpark in American Dream mega mall

Canadian water ride specialist ProSlide is working with the Triple Five real estate company on the multi-million-dollar water park section of the upcoming American Dream project in New Jersey. Click here for full article.

Attractions Management (October 15, 2015)

Water Parks Add High-Tech Thrills

Another company, ProSlide, uses a magnetic field to propel water riders, and has just opened a 1,000-foot-long hydromagnetic Aqua Rocket ride at the Raging Waters park in San Dimas, Calif. Click here for full article

The New York Times (August 24, 2015)

ProSlide Custom Water Rides Singha Siam Park

ProSlide unveils revolutionary ride

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Interpark Magazine (July 30, 2015)

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Quassy to add massive water park expansion

Quassy Amusement Park will be getting a lot bigger over the next couple of years. Quassy has announced a water park expansion that will take two years to complete. Click here for full article

SFNE Online (July 30, 2015)

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ProSlide Launches a New Hybrid Water Slide Technology

For the first time in its 30 year history, ProSlide has unveiled two world-first technologies in a single ride. Click here for full article

Coaster Nation (July 30, 2015)

ProSlide: Committed To Asia

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Interpark (May 1, 2015)

ProSlide Expands Presence in Asia

ProSlide has opened a new office.

The maker of waterpark attractions based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada now has a base in Shanghai, China, which will serve as a hub for all business in Asia Pacific, a region Ron Chisholm described as “on fire.” Click here for full article

Aquatics International (April 29, 2015)

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Canadian Water Park Company Expands Asia Pacific Operations

ProSlide Technology, an Ottawa, Ontario-based water park attractions company, has announced the official opening of its newest office in Shanghai, China. The office will serve as an operations center in the Asia Pacific region managing all aspects of project delivery, including project management, engineering, and customer care. Click here for full article

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (April 28, 2015)

Slidezilla coming to Elitch Gardens

Elitch Gardens, a seasonal amusement park in Denver, Colorado announced their 2015 addition. Slidezilla, a 6 Story Hydro-Beast slide built by ProSlide Technology, Inc will be added into their water park. Click for full article

In the Loop (March 13, 2015)

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Shoot The Chutes: A look at the original water ride and Intamin contributions

Shoot the Chutes first appeared in 1884, when J.P. Newburgh introduced the world’s first dedicated water ride on a hill in Rock Island, IL. Built on the side of a hill in Watch Tower Park, a 500 feet long greased wooden ramp had large flat bottom boats slide to the bottom and then skip across a large body of water. Click here for full article

ParkVault (February 28, 2015)

ProSlide Custom Water Ride Holiday World

The World’s Wildest Water Slides: Pictures

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Popular Mechanics (2015)

2014

ProSlide Launch New Website

“We’re proud to share our updated website and invite you to explore this rich resource” ProSlide have launched their new website, packed with rich water ride information. Click here for full article

Blooloop (September 3, 2014)

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Record for Skara Sommarland.

Skara Sommarland has had a scorching hot month of July. During the third week in July, the amusement park had more visitors than ever. – When the weather is good, people want to go bathing, says Hans Ericsson, CEO for Skara Sommarland. Click here for full article (in Swedish) or in English

Besoksliv (August 4, 2014)

Myrtle Beach’s Crown Reef Resort Opens $2 Million Oceanfront Waterpark with World’s First Hotel “EXPLOSION” Slide

Travelers now have a brand new way to get wet and wild in Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand, just named the top summer U.S. travel destination by TripAdvisor.com, with the opening of a brand new $2 million waterpark at the oceanfront Crown Reef ResortClick here for full article

Business Journals (July 11, 2014)

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The Tornado has landed: World’s premier funnel slide now at Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas

The Tornado has touched down in Las Vegas at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas and joins the water park’s more than 25 slides and attractions for its second season. Click here for full article

Las Vegas Sun (May 27, 2014)

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Crown Reef Resort’s New Waterpark Features World’s First Hotel “Explosion” Slide

Highlighting one ofMyrtle Beach’s largest resort renovations in the last five years, Crown Reef Resort will open a brand new waterpark for guests in late Spring 2014 with two enclosed 38-foot water slides, including the world’s first hotel “Explosion” slide. Click here for full article

Business Journals (April 15, 2014)

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas introduces new extreme slide

he award-winning extreme water slide simulates a natural storm experience and will join the water park’s more than 25 slides and attractions in providing outdoor water fun and lasting memories for families and thrill seekers. Click for full article

eTurboNews (March 5, 2014)

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Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas adding new extreme slide for 2014 Season: TORNADO™ is water park industry’s premier funnel slide, exclusive to Wet ‘n’ Wild and Nevada

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas announced it is bringing the world’s premier funnel water slide to Las Vegas and Nevada with the acclaimed TORNADO by ProSlide Technology. Click for full article

Nevada Business (March 5, 2014)

ProSlide’s Tornado Wins IAAPA Award, Adrian Lennox

ProSlide of Canada has won IAAPA’s 2013 award for best new water ride. The company’s HydroMagnetic Tornado revolutionizes two IAAPA Impact Award-winning technologies by combining them into a single ride path. Click here for full article

Interpark (January 24, 2014)

2013

ProSlide wins 15th IAAPA Best New Water Ride Award

ProSlide has won IAAPA’s 2013 Best New Water Ride Award!

ProSlide’s winning ride – the HydroMAGNETIC (HM) TORNADO – revolutionizes two IAAPA Impact Award-winning technologies by combining them into a single ride path. Click here for full article

Blooloop (November 25, 2013)

HydroMAGNETIC TORNADO ™ Takes Top IAAPA Honors – ProSlide’s 15th IAAPA Best New Water Ride Award

Ottawa-based ProSlide Technology announced today that it has won 2013’s Best New Water Ride. This award, recognized as one of the industry’s highest honors, is presented by the International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA). Click here for full article

The Business Journals (November 22, 2013)

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Beach Park launches colourful ProSlide complex

Beach Park, Brazil, has introduced Arrepius, a colourful new collection of water slides from ProSlide Technology.  Click here for full article

Park World (September 13, 2013)

World’s 12 best water parks

Some of us are lucky enough to live within a rogue inflatable ball’s reach of the world’s best beaches. Some of us can paddle out for a ride on the greatest waves on a whim. Click here for full article

CNN (July 31, 2013)

The Physics Behind Waterslides

At the top of the Summit Plummet water slide at Walt Disney World’s Blizzard Beach in Orlando, Florida—which stands some 120 feet (37 meters) above the ground—thrill seekers have been known to turn back.

It’s not hard to see why: The 12-story waterslide has one of the tallest and fastest drops in the world. Click here for full article

National Geographic (July 5, 2013)

ProSlide Goes Into Freefall With Skybox

Skara Sommarland waterpark in Sweden has cut the ribbon on Europe’s first FreeFall ride with the latest SkyBox launch system. Developed by ProSlide Technology, the 82m ride has a 21m drop and a unique design where riders travel underground. Click here for full article

Interpark (June 27, 2013)

ProSlide Earns Middle Eastern Plaudits

ProSlide Technology continues to grow its presence across the Middle East, and the company’s two major water rides at Yas Waterworld in Abu Dhabi are drawing in the crowds by their thousands. Click here for full article

Interpark (March 15, 2013)

Anapa Aqua Park Signs ProSlide Deal

Anapa Aqua Park in Anapa, Russia, is set to create the world’s first Mach complex to include four four-person water rides from a single tower. Click here for full article

Interpark (February 8, 2013)

The Winning Formula From ProSlide

Two ProSlide HyrdroMAGNETIC Coasters at Holiday World Splashin’ Safari in Indiana, US, were voted the World’s Best Water Rides at the 2012 Golden Ticket Awards. Click here for full article

Interpark (January 4, 2013)