Ski Industry at Critical Juncture
February 19, 2015
The Case for Creative Water
August 11, 2014
Things are rosy in the ski industry this season. But on the horizon…?
“Visitation to the country’s 470 resorts is strong and skiers are spending. But the horizon — even among the perennially goggle-tanned optimists who crowd the ski industry — is cloudy,” says Jason Blevens from The Denver…Keep Reading
Fundamentals in Waterpark Planning: More Than Just a Pretty Picture
December 2, 2014
Around the world, from large amusement parks to town parks, cruise ships to resorts, these destinations are proving that adding creative water can add to your bottom line. Research has proven time and again that children and teens have a great deal of influence when it comes to selecting family…Keep Reading
The Newest Mountain Coaster by ADG
December 1, 2014
Thoughtful, integrated designs embrace operational realities by properly placing attractions to direct guest flow for maximum function, profits and returning fun.
The industry today has become flooded with splashes of color. Enticing looking slides and fancy graphics are done so well that one might get the impression that designing a waterpark is no…Keep Reading
Berkshire East Mountain Resort Opens North America’s Longest Mountain Coaster
November 15, 2014
At 5,450 feet long, Berkshire East lays claim to the longest Mountain Coaster in North America. Check out this clip of their successful opening day.
NSAA “Summer Business: What’s the Return?”
August 7, 2014
North America’s longest Mountain Coaster, Thunderbolt, is now open at Berkshire East Mountain Resort, Charlemont, Massachusetts. It’s from ADG and encompasses 5,450 feet (1,661 m) of mountain terrain. Riders rush near exposed rocks and cliffs, dive through a diverse mountain forest and descend into the resort.
Guests riding the Thunderbolt will…Keep Reading
The College Amenities Arms Race
August 6, 2014
While ski areas have years of experience in what makes a successful winter operation, there are many question marks when it comes to summer operations. What types of infrastructure or activities will be most effective? Who constitutes the summer visitor base? What type of crossover exists between the summer and…Keep Reading
The Largest Expansion in Six Flags over Georgia’s History
August 4, 2014
Did you know that colleges and universities across the country are spending upwards of $50 million to upgrade their campus recreation centers and amenities to attract and retain a growing number of students each year. From lazy rivers to rock walls to veritable waterparks in their backyards, colleges are seeing…Keep Reading
SNAPSHOT: What We’re Working On
July 23, 2014
Designed and Built by ADG, inc.
Designed and built by Aquatic Development Group, Inc., (ADG) the new Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags over Georgia is the largest expansion in Six Flag’s 47-year history and one of the largest capital investments for 2014 at any of the company’s…Keep Reading
Interactive Waterpark Designed to Appeal to A Zoo’s Main Customer – Our Kids!
June 23, 2014
Camelback Mountain to Have the Largest Indoor Waterpark in the North East
As announced on the 50 year anniversary, Camelback Mountain Resort is underway with the largest expansion project to date and once completed, it will be the most interactive resort in the U.S.
With the design, supply…Keep Reading
When Columbus Zoo (OH) decided to expand and revitalize their popular Zoombezi Bay waterpark, they once again turned to the experts at Aquatic Development Group, Inc. (ADG) for the design and development of their new feature area, Baboon Lagoon, which opened on May 17th, 2014.
Formerly known as Barracuda…Keep Reading