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Work underway on community center with water park in Nebraska

Standing beneath a clear sky and armed with shiny silver shovels, Papillion leaders on Thursday afternoon broke ground on a project long in the making: a new $48 million community center. “We’ve been waiting for this day for more than two decades,” said City Councilman Steve Engberg. The groundbreaking — and remarkably mild weather — […]

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Maui Jack’s Waterpark to open next year in Virginia

Ground has officially been broken on Maui Jack’s Waterpark on Chincoteague Island, company officials said Wednesday. Blue Water Development said the park, which is on Maddox Boulevard, is slated for an opening on Memorial Day weekend 2018. Adjacent to Chincoteague Island KOA, the park features 4.15 acres of vibrant Hawaiian-themed amusements designed for the whole family. According […]

Work progresses on water park in Hartsville, South Carolina

Hartsville waterpark expansion expected to be finished by summer 2018 HARTSVILLE, SC (WMBF) – The waterpark expansion project in the city of Hartsville continues to see progress. According to a press release, water features are beginning to be mapped and park layouts created. House Speaker Jay Lucas joined members of the Hartsville City Council for […]

Initial plans unveiled for redevelopment of Minnesota’s Canterbury Commons

Canterbury lays out $400 million redevelopment plan Canterbury Park officials unveiled a preliminary plan for the Canterbury Commons redevelopment project during the council meeting on Tuesday. The plan is a play on Shakopee’s “live, work, play” theme, except it adds one more verb: “live, stay, work, play.” The proposal would relocate half the horse barns […]

WhiteWater West contracted to upgrade aquatic center in Vacaville, California

Vacaville eyes pact for Graham center water slide work VACAVILLE — A $340,614 contract with Whitewater West Industries for work that includes a new water slide platform, landings and stairs at the Walter Graham Aquatic Center goes before City Council members Tuesday. The water slide and stairs were built in 2001 and Whitewater was responsible […]

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It’s official: Butte’s new $8.7 million water park named ‘Ridge Waters’

Ridge Waters it is. Butte-Silver Bow commissioners chose that as the official name of Butte’s $8.7 million water park Wednesday night, backing a recommendation by the Parks and Recreation Board. The name plays on Butte’s East Ridge and headwaters to the Columbia River system and was recommended in part because of its future marketability in […]

Great Wolf Lodge Georgia water park resort to open May 31

Gigantic indoor water park in Georgia on track to open in spring 2018 By next spring, amusement park lovers will have a new attraction to visit. Great Wolf Lodge Georgia, which will include a 456-room hotel, is on target to open in 2018. Officials say it’s too early to given an exact opening date. “Our […]