The Newest ADG Mountain Coaster is North America’s Longest Mountain Coaster & is Now OPEN!
October 13, 2020
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
RENOVATE YOUR WATER PARK
August 26, 2020
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
Soaky Mountain gets SOAK(Y)ED with WaveTek Waves!
July 30, 2020
RENOVATE. REFRESH. CAPTIVATE. The Most Cost-Effective Way to Add an Attraction.
Keeping your attraction mix fresh is always top of mind if you’re a water park owner or operator. As you begin making plans for the next new addition to your waterpark, consider how a renovation could be part of the…Keep Reading
Diving into Indoor Water Park Trends
July 6, 2020
Soaky Mountain Waterpark is America’s only new waterpark to open in 2020 and opened to the public in June! This 50- acre waterpark is home to a dozen attractions including some signature WaveTek® rides.
These new rides bring WaveTek’s installation count to over 480 worldwide!
Indoor water parks have expanded in recent years, bringing resort experiences, nature-themed getaways, and favorite characters to receptive markets. As 2020 dawned, the prospects looked bright for the global water parks industry following two decades of growth. In the United States alone, indoor and outdoor water park openings were expected…Keep Reading