The Latest Waterpark and Resort Industry News

Waves & Waterparks: 2022 Project Highlights September 6, 2022

It’s been a busy summer for ADG and our clients with new projects opening all over the globe this year!  We are proud to welcome several new clients into our fold with the opening of some spectacular new waterparks like Wild Rivers in California, Wild Water in Alabama and Wicked…Keep Reading

New WildWater Waterpark Opens in Cullman, AL! August 9, 2022

Holding its Grand Opening on June 17, WildWater Water Park showed off their new waterpark to an excited response from it’s public constituents.  Designed and built by Aquatic Development Group (ADG), the new expansion includes a 22,000 sf wave pool, 14+ water slides, a dedicated water play zone for toddlers,…Keep Reading

Making Waves in Zoos & Aquariums August 3, 2022

Aquatic Development Group (ADG) in Cohoes, New York, is one of the companies specializing in this work for aquariums and zoos. Since the early 1990s, ADG has provided wave and water motion technologies for the enhancement of animal habitats. Some of its installations include the Shedd Aquarium, Georgia Aquarium, and,…Keep Reading

Developing the Business of Surf July 21, 2022

Wave pools are, without question, capital-intense ventures with highly variable revenue models and returns. At some, like Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch, the wave is the main attraction, with just minimal infrastructure around it. The people that come to its location in Lemoore, California—an agricultural town about four hours from the…Keep Reading

ADG’s Bruce Quay is featured on ‘Beyond the Ocean’ Podcast May 11, 2022

Beyond the Ocean is a podcast made by Surf Park Central where they feature surf parks, wave generating technologies, and the future of surfing outside the ocean. Featuring interviews with industry experts, technology leaders, innovators, and surfing legends to explore this exciting new movement. Bruce Quay, the COO of Aquatic…Keep Reading

ADG Announces THREE New Coaster Installations! April 19, 2022

ADG Mountainsides (a division of ADG) is excited to announce that three new coaster installations have been contracted in 2022. The new rides, with specifics on their locations to be announced soon, will be located across Western Canada and in the South Western United States and are expected to be…Keep Reading

Wild Rivers Project Update! March 14, 2022

Wild Rivers (Irvine, CA) opened its doors to the public in 1986, and had 25 successful seasons until the lease on the property expired in 2011. At that time, the property was demolished and turned into an apartment complex.

In 2020, the city council approved the lease for the new Wild…Keep Reading

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