Vortex Aquatic Structures Int’l (Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada) manufactures SprayPoint, a low-flow waterplay system that uses mist and small directional water streams to provide opportunities for improvised waterplay. Designed for maximal fun and cooling with minimal water and energy consumption, the system is ideal for small spaces. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) offers a vertically oriented spillway to ease the installation of water walls and weeping walls by eliminating the need for valances. Made with heavy-gauge 316 stainless steel for durability under harsh conditions, the system works in wood or masonry walls and can accommodate hidden, in-wall plumbing. For details, click here.
Water Odyssey (San Marcos, TX) has introduced Massive Splash, a modular play feature designed for use by waterpark patrons of all ages. Made with a modern, architectural look, the system draws attention with constantly moving water buckets and four different spray effects, while upright sprays provide cooling, water chasing and a safe play experience. For details, click here.
Goric Marketing Group USA (Belmont, MA) offers the Newtown Water Play System, a structure made up of stoppers, dams and a water wheel that engages young children in interactive play. The kit includes a water pump, an accessible basin table with two stoppers, three water channels, two dams, a triangular mixing basin and a water wheel. For details, click here.
Vortex Aquatic Structures (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) offers Water Journey, a collection of four moveable, touchable, low-water-depth “events” that may be used individually or collectively to provide different play experiences for toddlers and young children in water parks, municipal parks, urban spaces, hotels or family entertainment centers. For details, click here.
Atlantic Water Gardens (Mantua, OH) has assembled a rain-harvesting kit for residential use. The Model RHKIT1000EBS system has a capacity of 1,008 gallons and includes a downspout diverter, a pump vault, a submersible pressure pump, a 25-by-25-foot liner, underlayment, water-containment blocks and a range of required fittings. For details, click here.
Whitewater West Industries (Richmond, British Columbia, Canada) has just released its “Guide to Waterpark Maintenance.” Prepared by the company’s expert staff with input from experienced park operators, the digital publication offers information on ensuring rider safety, extending the lives of park attractions, boosting visual perception and more. For details, click here.
Waterplay Solutions (Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada) now offers Critters as part of its Grasslands interactive water-play systems. The nature-inspired mud worms come in two sizes and feature antennae-like handles and tilting, rotating heads that allow children to direct spurting water-cannon flows for maximum play value in a compact footprint. For details, click here and scroll down.
Waterplay Solutions (Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada) has introduced Cirque, a collection of splash-pad play features that bring the magic of the circus tent to aquatic spaces. With interactive functions throughout the line, the colorful products push, spin, and twist water to acrobatic heights with surprises and sneaky splashes included. For details, click here.
Waterplay Manufacturing (Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada) has introduced Puddles, a fresh take on traditional ground sprays that brings the fun of jumping in rain puddles to splash areas. Designed with a squishy jump pad, the units are now available in three patterns and encourage users to stomp, dance or hop onto the surface to create water effects. For details, click here.
Waterplay Solutions (Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada) has introduced Grasslands, a collection of aquatic play features for spray parks and waterparks. Capturing the spirit of flowers, blades of grass, stone and various grassland creatures in ways that encourage exploration, they also delight children with decks jets, spray elements and mist. For details, click here.
RenoSys (Indianapolis, IN) makes SoftSide pads in a variety of configurations to make pool slides safer. In shallow water, the slip-resistant pads allow users to land on a soft surface to help avoid injury. Custom bumpers are also available to protect the heads of patrons using closed-flume slides, as are pads for behind ladders. For details, click here.