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  • Riding High

    Bigger, faster, taller … in many ways, that’s what it is all about when it comes to waterpark attractions.

  • Sky High

    Featured by the likes of National Geographic and the Discovery Channel’s “Build it Bigger,” the SkyPark infinity pool at the Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore is truly one of a kind.

  • What Makes It Green

    Natural light. The facility is aligned north/south, with solid walls on the east and west …

  • Randy Mendioroz | Aquatic Design Group

    In my experience, during hard times people stay home, so the demand for parks and municipal recreation increases,? says Randy Mendioroz, founder and principal of Aquatic Design Group in Carlsbad, Calif. Perhaps that?s one reason his company is n

  • Wanted: Dream Designers

    Last year's Dream Facilities issue was a huge success! Aquatics International is now accepting entries for the Second Annual Dream Facilities issue.

  • Wild Water Dome

    The Wilderness at the Smokies Resort is a four-season facility set on 22.5 acres in the eastern region of the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee, just four miles south of Interstate 40.

  • Splasher’s of the South Seas

    North Dakota has gone tropical. Splasher’s of the South Seas waterpark opened in Grand Forks in 2007, and families from near and far are heading to Grand Forks to experience the feel of an island getaway.

  • Jefferson, McKinley and South Park Spraygrounds

    The Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma, Wash., selected ORB Architects to design new sprayparks at Jefferson Park, South Park and McKinley Playfield.

  • Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center

    With the opening of the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center last year, University of Tennessee, Knoxville swimmers and divers have the luxury of training at one of the few universities in the nation with three full-size 50-meter pools within 200 fe

  • San Juan Natatorium

    Built as part of a major infrastructure development plan, the Olympic Natatorium of San Juan was conceived to be a major venue for FINA-level competition in the Caribbean.