Other stories by Heather Larson

  • The It List

    Every year at this time, we present the best of the best waterparks and resorts.

  • Project Suppliers:four

    View an extensive list of companies that participated in the design and build of the London Aquatic Centre

  • Technical Highlights:three

    Here’s a look at five innovations behind the design that makes this facility truly champion worthy

  • London Calling

    A large turtle waving oversized flippers, a dolphin’s back, an airy dramatic space that suggests a wave: The London Aquatic Centre, built for the London Olympics, has been described as all of these

  • Slideshow: The London Aquatic Centre

    A large turtle waving oversized flippers, a dolphin’s back, an airy dramatic space that suggests a wave: The London Aquatic Centre, built for the London Olympics, has been described as all of these

  • Let’s Put on a Show

    When Wild Waves opened for the season in 2011, operators debuted a high-dive show, “Beach Party” (with interactive games designed to get kids involved), and “Poolside Bop” (a 1950s style doo-wop singing experience)

  • Christiansburg Aquatic Center

    Overcoming the challenges associated with opening a new facility can be tough, but the Christiansburg Aquatic Center, which opened in July 2010, appears to have conquered all the difficulties that have arisen thus far.

  • Fairfax County Park Authority

    The Fairfax County Park Authority offers award-winning aquatic recreation for everyone in the diverse community it serves, from the youngest beginning swimmer to the serious competitors and those with special needs.

  • Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics

    Owned by the town of Huntersville, the Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics facility has an obligation to provide aquatic and fitness opportunities to as many segments of the community as possible.

  • Silliman Activity & Family Aquatic Center

    The Silliman Activity & Family Aquatic Center is one-of-a-kind in its design, mix of amenities and marketing outreach.