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  • Report: Waterpark Resort Growth Slowest In Decade

    The recession continues to impact waterpark resort development and a report from Cleveland-based Hotel Leisure Advisors, LLC indicates growth this year is the slowest in a decade

  • Franceen Gonzales

    Franceen Gonzales was proud when Great Wolf Lodge opened in Mason, Ohio, in 2006. She was the corporate director of aquatics at Madison, Wis.-based Great Wolf Resorts, overseeing operations and maintenance of the company’s nine waterparks.

  • Hilliard Family Aquatic Center

    Hilliard, Ohio, Mayor Donald Schonhardt invested in the Hilliard Family Aquatic Center as a centerpiece to the Hilliard Municipal Park.

  • Ohio Waterpark Resort Announces Expansion

    Kalahari Waterpark Resort will begin a $22 million expansion project this spring, doubling the size of its convention center

  • Breathing Easier

    In December 2006 Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio, opened as the ninth indoor waterpark resort for the brand.

  • Labor Pains

    When the General Motors plant in Moraine, Ohio, closed at the end of 2008, it was a significant blow to the community of roughly 7,000

  • VGB Hits Historic Pools Hardest

    At 401 feet long and 200 feet wide, Sunlite Pool is considered the largest recirculating swimming vessel in the world. It’s one of the main attractions at Coney Island Park in Cincinnati.

  • Kalahari Waterpark Resort

    Kalahari Waterpark Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, hosts more than 1 million visitors annually, and keeping everyone safe and happy is no easy feat in a 173,000-square-foot indoor waterpark (one of the largest indoor waterparks in the United States). That’s why

  • Great Wolf Lodge

    Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, Ohio, features a 78,000-square-foot North Woods-themed indoor waterpark with 12 water slides and several pools

  • Powerful Forces

    Twenty miles? 200 miles? 2,000 miles? Wall Street may be a long way from your facility, but with the current economic situation, financial issues have come much closer to home for many aquatics professionals.