Tag Archives: World Water Park

Riding the Waves in Pennsylvania

Years ago Shawnee Mountain, a ski resort, in East Stroudsburg, Pa., had an outdoor waterpark and found it to be a worthwhile investment, as well as a popular amenity with guests. However, Shawnee’s park, built in 1981, was outdoors, limiting its seasonal availability, and fell into disrepair. The resort had to make a tough decision: […]

Making a Splash in a Tough Economy – Ski Area Waterparks Add to Family Fun and Revenues

I stood inside the clear tube, my heart pounding in my chest.  A speaker above my head counted down. “Three. Two. One. Drop.” The floor swung out from beneath me, dropping me into the near-vertical tube of the 60-foot high La Chute waterslide, a harrowing inverted-loop ride that pulls sliders at up to 50 feet […]

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 […]