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    Great Wolf Lodge

    Great Wolf Lodge in Scotrun, Pa., features an 80,000-square-foot North Woods-themed indoor waterpark with 12 water slides and several pools

     
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    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

     
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    Boyne Mountain Resort

    The Swiss-Austrian village-themed Boyne Mountain Resortfeatures Avalanche Bay indoor waterpark

     
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    Chula Vista

    Themed as an ancient lost Mayan city, Chula Vista’s Lost Rios indoor waterpark features more than a dozen water slides, the Flyan Myan water coaster and Mount Montezuma’s Myan Temple rain forest play structure

     
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    Great Wolf Lodge

    The North Woods-themed indoor waterpark at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, Texas, is an 80-foot-tall (floor to ceiling) facility, featuring nine indoor water slides, a wave pool, zero-depth-entry children’s activity pool, adult whirlpool, family indo

     
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    Split Rock Resort & Golf Club

    Opened in 2008, Split Rock Resort’s rain forest-themed H20ooohh Indoor Waterpark offers 11 rides, including the Hurricane Cove wave pool and Komodo Dragon, which operators say is Pennsylvania’s first indoor Flowrider stationary wave machine

     
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    Kalahari Resorts

    Designed to be fun for the whole family, the African adventure-themed indoor waterpark at Kalahari Resorts’ Wisconsin Dells property includes what is said to be the area’s only indoor surfing attraction, as well as a Master Blaster uphill wate

     
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    Great Wolf Lodge

    The North Woods-themed indoor waterpark at Great Wolf Lodge in Niagara Falls has more than 10 water slides, including three tube slides and a cannon bowl slide, a water coaster, a wave pool, two adults-only hot tubs and a lazy river — but the signat

     
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    Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park

    The 55,000-square-foot South American jungle-themed indoor waterpark at Mt. Olympus includes attractions for the entire family, such as the Mystical Towers tube slide, Warriors activity pool and Jaguar Hot Tub

     
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    CoCo Key Water Resort at Mt. Laurel Marriott

    This Key West-inspired indoor waterpark includes three 40-foot body and raft slides, Parrot’s Perch interactive play island, a dip-in theater and an adventure river

     
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    CoCo Key Water Resort at Courtyard Marriott

    With attractions for all ages, the tropical-themed CoCo Key Water Resort at Courtyard Marriott has water slides, a lazy river, water basketball, dip-in theater, whirlpool, private cabanas and an outdoor area

     
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    Kalahari Resorts

    The Kalahari Resort in Sandusky features what is considered the largest indoor waterpark under one roof

     
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    Wilderness at the Smokies

    Wilderness at the Smokies opened the state-of-the-art, 60,000-square-foot Wild WaterDome indoor waterpark at the end of last year

     
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    CoCo Key Water Resort at Sheraton Kansas City Sports Complex

    CoCo Key Water Resort at the Sheraton Kansas City Sports Complex was designed to offer guests a Key West-style aquatic adventure

     
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    CoCo Key Water Resort at Holiday Inn Omaha Convention Center

    With more than 60,000 square feet of space, Omaha’s CoCo Key Water Resort offers aquatic attractions in a Florida Keys-inspired atmosphere

     
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    Fort Rapids Indoor Waterpark Resort

    The Wild West-themed indoor waterpark has 12 slides, a lazy river, the Rascal Round Up interactive play structure, a toddlers area, a 30-person hot tub for adults only, a 4-foot-deep activity pool with water basketball, and DB’s Sidewinder Café

     
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    CoCo Key Water Resort at Best Western Clock Tower Resort & Conference Center

    This CoCo Key Water Resort provides a Key West-style experience for family fun

     
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    KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort

    KeyLime Cove, the tropical-themed indoor waterpark, features the Lil’ Limers’ Play Pond, Tsunami Washout Wavepool, five water slides and the Toukie’s Big Deluge interactive play structure

     
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    CoCo Key Water Resort at Sheraton Ferncroft

    With amenities for all ages, the tropical-themed CoCo Key Water Resort is complete with water slides, a lazy river, water basketball, dip-in theater, outdoor area and whirlpool

     
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    Great Wolf Lodge

    Great Wolf Lodge in Washington features the North Woods-themed Bear Track Landing indoor waterpark

     
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    Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort

    Set in a tropical Polynesian atmosphere, Splash Lagoon features today’s state-of-the-art rides

     
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    Great Wolf Lodge

    The Williamsburg Great Wolf Lodge features a 67,000-square-foot, North Woods-themed indoor waterpark with nine water slides, including the Howlin’ Tornado tube ride designed for thrills; two body slides; and a toboggan water ride.

     
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    CoCo Key Water Resort at Sheraton Chicago Northwest

    With approximately 65,000 square feet of water resort space, this facility offers a family-oriented, Key West-themed experience

     
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    Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort

    The Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort includes three Western-themed indoor waterparks with a combined total of 205,000 square feet of indoor aquatic space.

     
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    Water Park of America at Radisson Hotel by Mall of America

    Located near the Mall of America and soaring 90 feet above the Twin Cities’ skyline, Water Park of America is themed to reflect Minnesota’s North Shore

     
  • Texas Passes Spraypark Legislation

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed Senate Bill 968, setting state standards for sprayparks and interactive fountains.

     
  • Aquatics Study Released

    A recent American Red Cross survey suggests nationwide, roughly half of adults have had near-drowning experiences in their lifetimes

     
  • TYR Sues Speedo

    The battle over fast-suits now has become a lawsuit

     
  • Sex Offenders Convicted,Waterparks Review Policies

    A number of sex offenders have been arrested or convicted this year

     
  • Sex Offenders Convicted, Waterparks Review Policies

    A number of sex offenders have been arrested or convicted this year

     
  • Texas Passes Spraypark Legislation

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed Senate Bill 968, setting state standards for sprayparks and interactive fountains

     
  • Breathing Studies Look at Links to Swimming

    A recent Irish study, released by the Department of Pediatrics at University College Cork found a link between years spent swimming and the development of asthma in 121 boys

     
  • Some Facilities Slow to Open This Season

    Bad weather and the federal Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act prevented a number of aquatic venues from opening on time this season

     
  • Congress Declares July as “National Park and Recreation Month”

    It’s official: July is National Park and Recreation Month. Just before their August recess, the House last week passed by voice vote, H. RES. 288, recognizing the importance of park and recreation programs and facilities and expressing support…

     
  • FINA World Championships Roundup

    The FINA World Championships had all eyes focused on Rome this summer as the top aquatic athletes took to the pool

     
  • Forecasting Fun

    When it comes to public outdoor waterparks, the Midwest is king, while the West is the place for private waterparks

     
  • NRPA Releases New Data

    How does your agency compare with parks and recreation programs in other cities and states?

     
  • On the Offensive

    Communities that have faced serious

     
  • Waterparks Mark Milestones

    As summer 2009 comes to a close, several waterparks are wrapping up momentous seasons

     
  • Drownings Rise as Budgets Shrink

    In the midst of nationwide aquatic budget cutting, drownings are on a dramatic upswing this summer

     
  • Texas Passes Spraypark Legislation, Experts Recommend Other States Follow

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed Senate Bill 968, setting state standards for sprayparks and interactive fountains

     
  • What happened in Rome

    The FINA World Championships had all eyes focused on Rome this summer as the top aquatic athletes took to the pool

     
  • Sex Offenders Convicted, Waterparks Review Policies

    A number of sex offenders have been arrested or convicted this year

     
  • Congress Declares July as "National Park and Recreation Month"

    It’s official: July is National Park and Recreation Month

     
  • Drownings Rise As Budgets Shrink

    In the midst of nationwide aquatic budget cutting, drownings are on a dramatic upswing this summer

     
  • Some Facilities Slow to Open This Season

    Bad weather and the federal Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act prevented a number of aquatic venues from opening on time this season

     
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    The Olympics that Changed the World

    Despite the ridiculous plethora of world records set at the just recent FINA World Swimming Championships in Rome, the entirety of the overall aquatic competitions was both historic and exciting for viewers in the USA.

     
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    Fast Forward

    That’s the way we’ve always done it!” “It’s good enough for our little facility!” When it comes to technology, these are common attitudes among overworked, understaffed aquatics operators

     
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