SplashTacular in the News

06/24/2013
SplashTacular's DownUnder™ Debuts as Bonzai Pipeline

SplashTacular's DownUnder™ Debuts as Bonzai Pipeline
The first of 2 DownUnder™ attractions debuted at Six Flags earlier this month. The attraction is getting rave reviews.  Check out this great news clip that aired over the weekend. http://www.wggb.com/2013/06/21/new-ride-at-six-flags-bonzai-pipelines-largest-and-fastest-in-water-park/... Read article

09/14/2012
360RUSH™ Attraction Stands Out As  Park Favorite In Second Season

360RUSH™ Attraction Stands Out As Park Favorite In Second Season
The 360Rush™, the world’s first dueling body bowl, made its debut in July of 2011 at Spring Valley Beach Waterpark in Blountsville, Alabama. In just two short months of operation the ride provided countless thrills and endless smiles to all the park guests and won the Industry Innovation Award from the World Waterpark Association.  “Our goal when creating this ride was to introduce an attraction that offered a thrill ride ... Read article

09/07/2012
THE POWER OF SIX HITS THE EAST COAST SplashTacular To Unveil Two Six-Story Waterpark Attractions At  Six Flags America and Six Flags New England Next Season

THE POWER OF SIX HITS THE EAST COAST SplashTacular To Unveil Two Six-Story Waterpark Attractions At Six Flags America and Six Flags New England Next Season
For the third consecutive year, SplashTacular is pleased to announce the upcoming installation of one of their brand-new rides–but even more impressively, it’s coming in pairs. Six Flags America in Maryland and Six Flags New England in Massachusetts announced last week that they each look forward to be adding SplashTacular’s DownUnder™ attraction to their Hurricane Harbor waterparks for the 2013 season. The DownUnder is ... Read article

06/14/2012
Everything Is Bigger and Better In Texas!

Everything Is Bigger and Better In Texas!
SplashTacular has been hard at work in the great state of Texas this spring. The newest 360Rush opened at the end of May at Hawaiian Falls, The Colony.  Named Whirlwind 360 by the park, this attraction is making waves already. Not ready to launch yourself from a 60 ft. tower and reach speeds up to 30 mph?  How about taking a spin in a raft while enjoying your favorite tunes?  Visit Hawaiian Falls, Garland and check out the reinve... Read article

02/29/2012

Fun Spot Update
Fun Spot Orlando adding coasters, thrill rides and water park By Brady MacDonald Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFebruary 29, 2012 — A tiny Orlando, Fla., family entertainment center plans to add seven attractions over the next few years in a bid to become a small amusement park with a collection of new rides that rivals its better-known neighbors.Any of the new additions — from a pair of roller coasters to a trio of towering thrill ri... Read article

01/30/2012
Everything is Bigger and Better in Texas

Everything is Bigger and Better in Texas
SplashTacular Partners with Hawaiian Falls to Make Sure the 2012 is No Exception. Paola, Kansas – This summer, Texas waterpark fans will get a taste of the ultimate thrill ride—with two of the tallest, fastest waterslides in the world.  SplashTacular, winner of the 2011 Industry Innovation Award for Suppliers from the World Waterpark Association, is partnering with Hawaiian Falls Waterparks in Texas to launch two signature attra... Read article

11/17/2011
Fun Spot Attractions Moves into Waterparks with SplashTacular, Inc.

Fun Spot Attractions Moves into Waterparks with SplashTacular, Inc.
Orlando, Florida, November 17, 2011 — Fun Spot Attractions Owner and President, John Arie recently made a crucial strategic decision for the company.  Although the company’s locations in both Orlando and Kissimmee enjoyed excellent growth and profitability, he decided—along with his family and team—that the timing was perfect to take his family entertainment venue to the next level by adding a waterpark component to t... Read article

10/05/2011
SplashTacular Wins Innovation Award for 360Rush Waterslide

SplashTacular Wins Innovation Award for 360Rush Waterslide
Paola, Kansas, October 5, 2011 – The World Waterpark Association (WWA) Board of Directors announced today that it selected SplashTacular, Inc. to receive the 2011 “Industry Innovation Award for Suppliers” for its 360Rush waterslide.  The award recognizes suppliers who have developed new concepts, products, or services that benefit WWA members, their customers, and the water attractions industry.“We are truly honored t... Read article

10/05/2011
SplashTacular Launches Double BowlsEye™

SplashTacular Launches Double BowlsEye™
New Signature Attraction Pushes Family Experience to New Level SplashTacular, winner of the 2011 Industry Innovation Award for Suppliers from the World Waterpark Association (WWA), today announced the launch of their thrilling new family raft ride, the patent-pending Double BowlsEye™.  The Double BowlsEye is a contemporary new take on a high-speed family raft chase.  Riders gaze down the 60 ft. launch platform to see two 54 in. e... Read article

09/22/2011
Tri-City Court Club Teams with SplashTacular

Tri-City Court Club Teams with SplashTacular
Kennewick, Washington, September 9, 2011 - A new waterslide and "day at the beach" themed aquatic play unit from SplashTacular are generating a lot of excitement for members of the Tri-City Court Club in Kennewick, Washington. "This has been amazing," said Janelle Klashke, General Manager of the Tri-City Court Club. "Our members are thrilled." The new water features topped off a $2 million waterpark addition to the health club. SplashDo... Read article

07/11/2011

London Bridge waterslide opens to resort's guests
Lake Havasu, AZ — About a year ago, London Bridge Resort representatives sat down to discuss new ideas on how to expand their horizons in bringing in guests to the hotel. Now the resort has a 500-gallon-a-minute and 22-foot- drop answer.The city’s first entirely outdoor tube waterslide opened to guests at the London Bridge Resort this week. The waterslide is part of a million-dollar project set to revitalize the guest experience... Read article

07/11/2011

SPLASH DOWN: The new aquatic center in Fort Dodge is hoping to draw in visitors from around the area
Fort Dodge, Iowa — It's the first day of summer for kids in Fort Dodge, and what better way to start the season with a sunny day and a brand new aquatic center. Rosedale Rapids was open for a few weeks last summer, but was dedicated this week. City Park and Recreation Director Lori Branderhorst said the new facility "has a resort feeling, in a fun atmosphere." She also said that it is hoped Rosedale Rapids will draw people from around... Read article

07/07/2011
SplashTacular's 360Rush Opens in Alabama

SplashTacular's 360Rush Opens in Alabama
Blountsville, Alabama, July 5, 2011 - The next generation of waterpark thrill rides is here.  The new 360Rush™ waterslide from SplashTacular now has the first-and only-dueling body bowl in the world. The attraction opened July 1st at Spring Valley Beach water park in Blountsville, Alabama. "It's incredible.  It's fast.  You can really feel the G-forces," said Alex Weidman, Vice President of Development and Engineering at... Read article

06/28/2011
SplashTacular's First Aquatic Play Unit Unveiled in Brighton Colorado

SplashTacular's First Aquatic Play Unit Unveiled in Brighton Colorado
An aquatic play unit with new, patent-pending technology is making a splash this summer at Brighton Oasis family aquatic park in Brighton, Colorado.  This is the first aquatic play unit designed and installed by SplashTacular.The new play unit at Brighton Oasis offers 23 different features and is ADA-compliant.  The 3-level structure includes two waterslides and a new, patent pending feature from SplashTacular called the SplashDome.&nbs... Read article

06/21/2011
Kettering's New Waterpark Draws Record Crowds

Kettering's New Waterpark Draws Record Crowds
KETTERING, Ohio — High temperatures and high demand for water-based family fun have helped Kettering’s “new shiny toy” debut to record crowds. The renovated and renamed Adventure Reef Water Park, formerly known as Water Raves, opened adjacent to the Kettering Recreation Complex at 2900 Glengarry Drive on June 3. In its first 10 days, the park drew more than 10,000 people, according to Kettering Parks an... Read article

06/06/2011
Boonville Opens $3.5 Million Water Park

Boonville Opens $3.5 Million Water Park
BOONVILLE - Despite the cloudy weather, residents came out for the grand opening of Boonville's Lions Park Aquatic Center on Saturday. The new facility boasts a 9,280 square feet area where people can swim or make a splash. The swimming area includes two 1-meter diving boards, a 25-meter competition pool, open flume slide, lily pad and spray ground. The park took nearly 9 years to plan and is funded by the gaming revenue the city receive... Read article

05/29/2011
Welcome to the Cove

Welcome to the Cove
From the Salina Journal  |  Written by Chris Hunter Despite cool weather and a threat of rain, more than 500 people showed up as of 3 p.m. for Kenwood Cove's opening day Saturday, according to Chris Curtis, Salina's recreation superintendent. While the number is much lower than the 2,212 who showed up for the grand opening of the $11.4 million water park last year, Curtis said he was happy with the number of people who showed up f... Read article

04/13/2011
New Project - Shelton, CT

New Project - Shelton, CT
New Castle Hotels and Resorts has contracted with SplashTacular to provide the slide at their Hampton Inn and Suites facility in Shelton, CT.  The 32" enclosed body slide will be added to their existing indoor pool area providing entertainment to hotel guests year-round.... Read article

04/13/2011

New Project - St. Louis, MO
The O'Fallon Recreation Complex in North St. Louis will feature two SplashTacular slides.  The indoor aquatic center will include a 42" open flume body slide off a 23.92' tall tower.  The slide will be over 176' long and will feature 3 loops.  Additionally, the facility will feature an outdoor slide adjacent to the lap pool.  This 42" open body slide is just over 17' tall and 129' long and will terminate into a run-out.... Read article

11/10/2010

Splashtacular to introduce new waterslide products at IAAPA expo
LA QUINTA, Calif. – SplashTacular® Inc., the largest U.S.-based waterslide manufacturer, today announced plans to introduce its new SplashTacular Enhancements™ series at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo. This innovative line of products will not only advance the visual appeal of waterslides for both riders and spectators, but they will significantly increase the ‘fun factor’... Read article

11/09/2010

Splashtacular Introduces 360RUSH™
LA QUINTA, Calif. –SplashTacular? Inc., the largest U.S.-based waterslide manufacturer, announced the unveiling of the patented 360Rush?—a contemporary new take on high-speed thrill riding that allows two people to share in the excitement of a circular, wet-and-wild chase. Delivering a high-energy twist to water ride attractions, 360Rush embodies the forward-thinking company’s visionary approach to water-based entertainment and ... Read article

11/08/2010

Splashtacular unveils SPLASHRALLY™
LA QUINTA, Calif.—SplashTacular® Inc., the largest U.S.-based waterslide manufacturer, announced the debut of the patented ride SplashRally® a first-of-its-kind six-lane, downhill tube racer. The highly anticipated new attraction reflects the forward-thinking company’s pioneering approach to water-leisure entertainment and its more than 16 years of industry-leadership and innovation.  Unlike anything else on the mar... Read article

    
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