A Message from the President Dec 2020
December 15, 2020
ADG Brings 1/2 a Dozen New FlowRiders to the Market
November 19, 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
How Soaky Mountain Opened Amidst Worldwide Pandemic
November 5, 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
The Newest ADG Mountain Coaster is North America’s Longest Mountain Coaster & is Now OPEN!
October 13, 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
Aquatic Development Group Wins WWA Leading Edge Award for Design/Build Soaky Mountain Waterpark
October 7, 2020
October 14, 2020 (Cohoes, NY) ADG Mountainsides is proud to announce the opening of their latest mountain coaster at the US Olympic Venue in Lake Placid, New York. At 7,000 ft long, it takes the title of the longest mountain coaster in North America and travels alongside the 1980 Olympic…Keep Reading
WWA Renovation Presentations with Jim Dunn, ADG President
October 7, 2020
ADG MANAGES TO KEEP AHEAD OF CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE ADMIST RECORD BREAKING RAINY SEASON AND GLOBAL PANDEMIC TO OPEN PARK FOR 2020
Aquatic Development Group (ADG) is proud to announce that their work as design/builder on Soaky Mountain Waterpark (Sevierville, TN), America’s ONLY new waterpark to open in 2020, has won the…Keep Reading
Jim Dunn, President of ADG, Inducted into WWA Hall of Fame
October 6, 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
Virtual Tradeshow Season
October 5, 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.
Jim Dunn, President of Aquatic Development…Keep Reading
The Water’s Fine! What’s New in Waterparks
September 30, 2020
Although we’re sad we aren’t able to connect with you in-person this year at the World Waterpark Association…Keep Reading
Impact of COVID 19 on Waterparks
September 15, 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
The pandemic has dealt a significant blow to waterparks, but it has also spurred new conversations and illustrated the love of the product.
In January, the waterparks space seemed ripe for another great year. Designers were getting plenty of projects. Indoor waterparks seemed to be particularly strong.“Everyone we talked to was…Keep Reading