Water Park Design
The first water parks debuted in the late 1940s and quickly became a popular destination for families during hot summer months. Almost forty years later, the first indoor water park opened, and since then, entertainment centers with water-adventure activities have grown in popularity around the world. Today, water parks typically feature attractions such as water slides, wave pools, lazy rivers, and splash pads. Entertainment Designer seeks out the most dynamic and daring new water park attractions, as well as unique and playful designs for water-based experiences of all types.
Posted on February 27, 2013
Sunway Lagoon in Kuala Lumpur is consistently ranked by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) as one of the best waterparks ...
Posted on February 5, 2013
Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, the much-hyped new 37-acre waterpark on Yas Island in the United Arab Emirates, was scheduled to open on January 24. The park held it's Grand ...
Posted on February 1, 2013
Traditionally waterparks have been simpler in their design and execution than theme parks. The focus has been on crazier ride design and bigger splashes. But there have been some exciting ...
Posted on December 6, 2012
Two new water parks are opening up in Las Vegas, which is great news for tourists and residents who are looking for fun ways to beat the heat. Cowabunga Bay ...
Posted on November 23, 2012
At last week’s International Association of Amusement Park’s Attractions (IAAPA) Expo 2012, the entertainment industry got a sneak peek at several of the most exciting new attractions and ideas in ...
Posted on August 25, 2012
Can storytelling and smart design be used to change how we experience water parks? The designers of Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi think so.
Set to open in early 2013, Yas Waterworld ...
Posted on July 13, 2012
We’ve already covered quite a few great water rides this summer season, but we still have a few more up our sleeve: Aquatica San Antonio. One of the most exciting ...
Posted on June 21, 2012
Dollywood is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the U.S. amusement park industry. It was only a few months ago that the theme park in Pigeon Forge, ...
Posted on June 14, 2012
The water park season is upon us and Orlando’s Wet ’n Wild has welcomed it with a massive new attraction. On June 2nd, Wet ‘n Wild hosted a grand opening ...
Posted on May 28, 2012
This summer at Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari you can stay cooler longer by taking a ride on the world’s longest water coaster. New to the Indiana theme park this ...