They're bubbling up from Texas to Minnesota and from coast to coast as complements to traditional dry playgrounds and existing pools, as well as stand-alone aquatics amenities replacing traditional pools altogether. For many municipalities, both urban and suburban, splash pads offer a simpler, more affordable aquatics recreation alternative.
Lotte World has officially opened the first phase of a three phased Polynesian themed waterpark in Seoul, Korea. This long awaited project boasts a 120,000 square meters waterpark filled with impressive waterslides, wave pools and interactive play structures that take up the equivalent of 17 soccer fields. In the first four months of operations, Lotte World has seen daily waterpark attendance records of 18,000 guests per day. As voted by waterpark visitors, Korea’s largest Surf Wave Pool, the third largest in the world, is a definite guest favorite while Korea’s largest Abyss has been chosen by guests as the most thrilling ride!