Progress Continues on Soaky Mountain Waterpark Construction IN THE NEWS | AQUATIC DEVELOPMENT GROUP | January 17, 2020


The $90 million Soaky Mountain Waterpark project is currently under construction and is going to be an amazing destination for families with children of all ages to enjoy. Slated to open summer 2020, it will feature some of the most popular, thrilling and unique water attractions available.

It will feature a massive, 35,000 square foot wave pool capable of generating waves up to 6 feet high; a winding wave river spanning an area of 24,000 square feet; and a heavily-themed and exciting kids’ play-and-spray feature with multiple slides for both the tame and the daring.

construction shot of Soaky Mountain Water Park

There will also be a kid-friendly activity pool with smaller versions of the other towering slides found throughout the park; an adventure pool with a WIBIT water obstacle course; a flat-water cabana pool for relaxing poolside; a double FlowRider for the surfer in all of us; and four large slide complexes that will provide thrills and excitement all day long.

flowrider surf ride

Slides will include a one-of-a-kind water coaster; a family ride tower with two five-person raft rides; a tubing tower with five flumes all featuring unique and thrilling one or two-person tubing experiences; two high-intensity body slides; and a four-lane, head-first mat racing challenge to satisfy everyone’s racing desires.

water slide construction

Wilderness Resorts and Waterparks officials announced that Dave Andrews has been name general manager for their new 50-acre Soaky Mountain Waterpark in Sevierville, Tenn. Andrews will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and staff for the waterpark. Andrews was most recently serving as the general manager for SoundWaves at Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, TN.

Dave Andrews, GM for Soaky Mountain Waterpark said, “Construction on Soaky Mountain continues to move forward as planned. Concrete has already been poured for many of our pools, including the 35,000 square ft wavepool. Slide towers and buildings have been erected, and we are just beginning to place fiberglass on our state of the art slides. At this time, we expect to be open for the 2020 season as planned.”

To learn more about the Soaky Mountain Waterpark Project visit our case study.

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