Steps to a Successful Waterpark Renovation February 5, 2021

Keeping the attraction mix fresh is always top of mind if you’re a waterpark owner. While adding a new ride or attraction might often be top of the list, you might not have the budget for a larger new installation every year. That’s when a renovation project might be something…Keep Reading

A Message from the President Dec 2020 December 15, 2020

2020 has certainly presented all of us with challenges we never anticipated.  Poised to be a year of growth and opportunity, it quickly turned to one of uncertainty and unease.  As we approach the turning of the new year and afford ourselves a moment to look back, we can choose…Keep Reading

ADG Brings 1/2 a Dozen New FlowRiders to the Market November 19, 2020

Surf’s Up America!  ADG is ‘stoked’ about the six new FlowRiders® that have opened (or will soon be open) at popular waterparks, resorts and municipalities across the nation. This brings the total number of FlowRiders in the US to over 110 and over 200+ worldwide.  ADG has installed more FlowRiders…Keep Reading

How Soaky Mountain Opened Amidst Worldwide Pandemic November 5, 2020

The new Soaky Mountain Waterpark in Tennessee opened amid a pandemic with state-of-the-art attractions and “mountain modern” theming.

Straddling the Tennessee-North Carolina border, the Great Smoky Mountains are one of America’s great natural landmarks and tourist attractions. Opened at the end of June, Soaky Mountain Waterpark in Sevierville, Tennessee, mirrors the…Keep Reading

WWA Renovation Presentations with Jim Dunn, ADG President October 7, 2020

If you missed the first day of educational sessions at the first ever World Waterpark Association’s virtual tradeshow, we have two sessions for you on water park renovations featuring ADG’s Jim Dunn. Contact us for a copy of the presentation! 


Turning the Page: Innovative Park Renovations

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Jim Dunn, President of ADG, Inducted into WWA Hall of Fame October 6, 2020

Aquatic Development Group (ADG) is proud to announce that Jim Dunn as its third company inductee into WWA’s prestigious Hall of Fame.  Jim Dunn, President of ADG, joins Herb Ellis, Chairman and founder, and Ken Ellis, CEO, as a distinguished honoree of this prestigious award.

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The Water’s Fine! What’s New in Waterparks September 30, 2020

As we examine new trends at waterparks, we also wonder how they’re weathering the storm and what the future may look like. And while it’s true that some parks were unable to open this season and others opened with limited capacity and new restrictions and protocols, we’re also happy to…Keep Reading

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