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Wings and Waves Waterpark is a “Must See” Attraction in McMinnville, Oregon

Wings & Waves Waterpark

When you think of a swimming pool, you likely think of a rectangular pool; not very fun.  But ask someone in McMinnville, Oregon to describe a swimming pool and the answer will be wildly different.  Recently featured in American Builders Quarterly, Wings and Waves indoor waterpark is not your average pool.  With water slides launching from a Boeing 747 mounted on the roof, to a space shuttle water feature, it’s easy to see how far swimming pool design has come.

In addition to showcasing Wings and Waves, this article shares a bit of company and family history behind the Joe and Scot Hunsaker, the father and son who helped shape the aquatic industry through Counsilman-Hunsaker.

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Scot Hunsaker Receives the Prestigious Power 25 Recognition

Power 25 Recipient – Scot Hunsaker was named as one of the industry’s most powerful professionals in Aquatics International 2013 He follows in the wake of his notable father Joe Hunsaker, who built on a collegiate swim career to establish a regional pool management company and then the aquatic design firm Counsilman-Hunsaker. But Scot Hunsaker, […]

Indian Tribe Takes The Plunge

In May of 2012, Soaring Eagle Waterpark & Hotel held their grand opening for the newly completed 243 room hotel which features a 45,000 sq. ft. indoor water park. Built to accommodate 850 fun and thrill seekers, this could just another joint venture hotel/waterpark. However what sets Soaring Eagle apart, is not the multiple indoor/outdoor […]

Architectural Showcase Announced

Athletic Business has sponsored the Architectural Showcase which recognizes the best in recently constructed athletic, recreation and fitness facilities.  These facilities are judged by a panel of leading sports facility architects which choose 10 to recieve the annual Facility of Merit Award.  Over the years, Counsilman – Hunsaker has been honored by recieving over 25 Facility of […]

Industry Awards Announced

The 2012 NIRSA Outstanding Facilities Awards have been announced.  NIRSA Awards acknowledge service, leadership, research, and innovation within recreational sports in higher education today.  These awards ceremony was held March 27 – 30 in Tampa, Florida.  Center for Recreation and Sport Adelphi University (Architect: Cannon Design)   Student Recreation & Wellness Center Ball State University (Architect: […]