When planning the largest expansion in its nearly 30-year history, Splash Lagoon (part of the Beech Bend Amusement Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky) knew that they needed a colossal, high-impact structure that would be as impressive to look at as it was to ride.
In addition, they wanted something:
ProSlide is always ready for a challenge. We’ve built dozens of unique, custom complexes around the world. Each complex features attractions that are impressive on their own. When they’re combined on a single tower, they provide a real draw, thrilling guests, saving costs and driving up capacities in tight spaces.
“We needed an attraction that would give us more capacity, but we also wanted an iconic ride and we didn’t have a lot of available space,” explains Charlotte Gonzalez, the General Manager of Beech Bend. “I was extremely impressed with the design that I got back from ProSlide. They listened to all of our requirements and the second I saw it, I knew that it was perfect!”
In July 2016, Splash Lagoon officially opened the massive entertainment hub (handling up to 1,620 riders an hour) that features four industry-leading water rides (ranging from 395 feet/120m to 495 feet/151m long), all accessible from a single 55-foot (16.75 m) tower: