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Plans unveiled for $13M water park in Arkansas

West Memphis lawmaker presents $13 million water park plan WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — West Memphis City Council member Marco McClendon presented plans for a $13 million water park to the city on Thursday. His preferred location would be behind the Arkansas welcome center on Interstate 40/55. “We’ve been needing something that’s quality for our children, and if […]

Work progresses on Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark in New York

Early glimpse of $200M Sullivan water park THOMPSON – Nearly $200 million. That’s the newly unveiled cost of the Kartrite Hotel & Indoor Waterpark, which attracted a who’s who of Sullivan County movers and shakers on Tuesday to hear about the park’s construction progress. More than 230 came to the Resorts World Catskills property in […]

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2 people rescued from near-drowning at water park in Huntley, Illinois

Near-Drowning Thwarted at Huntley Pool Two girls pulled from Huntley pool doing OK Huntley Park District lifeguards pulled two swimmers who were in distress from the water at the Stingray Bay Family Aquatic Center pool Monday afternoon, police said. By the time police and paramedics arrived about 2:50 p.m., park district employees already were attending to […]

New Water Park, Little Elm

Study estimates $5M economic growth from planned water park in Little Elm, Texas

A new study indicates that within the first year of opening an indoor water park in Little Elm, the facility would have an economic impact of nearly $5 million. The Hotel and Leisure Advisors completed an economic impact study for the proposed 35,000-square-foot indoor water park at Little Elm Recreation Center. With a construction budget […]

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Water World in Colorado closed over reports of possible water contamination

Possible contamination of water supply at Water World leads to health warning FEDERAL HEIGHTS, Colo. — The Tri-County Health Department said untreated water at Water World might have affected drinking fountains and been used to make ice, drinks and food at concession stands on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. The water contamination might have happened because of […]

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Plans move forward for Margaritaville resort in Madison, Alabama

MADISON, Ala. – The Madison City Council authorized the development agreement for the recently-announced Margaritaville hotel on Tuesday. It is proposed to be adjacent to where the city will build its anticipated $46 million multi-use stadium at Town Madison. Developers say the hotel will overlook center field complete with restaurants, retail, and a lazy river. It’s something […]

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Construction of Kalahari Resort in Round Rock, Texas, to begin Tuesday

The African-themed resort will feature more than 1,000 rooms, a word-class spa, countless dining options and an indoor/outdoor waterpark. Kalahari Resorts and Conventions‘ latest location in Round Rock is set to break ground Tuesday, May 15! The African-themed resort will feature more than 1,000 rooms, a world-class spa, several dining options — and of course […]

Drowning incident reported at Indy Island Aquatic Center in Indiana

Authorities are investigating after a 7-year-old boy drowned in a pool at a water park in Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon. Local ABC affiliate WRTV reported the accident happened at about 2:30 p.m. at Indy Island Aquatic Center. The boy was underwater in the 6-foot deep pool for 60 to 90 seconds, fire officials said. Witnesses said the […]