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Waterparks 2012

Slide Guide- What's New at Parks: New York to Wisconsin


Waterparks 2012

The lush, South-Seas themed Aquatica water park is coming to SeaWorld San Antonio in 2012.

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The previous page includes what's new for the 2012 season at selected water parks in U.S. states from Alabama to New Mexico.


Raging Rivers at Seabreeze
Rochester, New York
Hydro Racer
Passengers in the 4-lane mat racing slide will begin their race by entering enclosed tubes that will send them soaring in the dark.

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Soak City at Kings Island
At Kings Island in Mason
Wave pool and action river
The water park at Kings Island is getting spruced up, expanded, and re-themed. Formerly known as Boomerang bay, it will now be known as Soak City. As part of the makeover, the park is introducing a new wave pool and remaking the lazy river into an action river. Read more about what's new at Soak City.

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Andy Alligator's Water Park
Norman, OK
Small new water park

White Water Bay
Oklahoma City, OK
Wild West Water Works
A huge interactive water play center is on the way to the Oklahoma park with a bunch of sprayers, eight slides, and a dumping bucket.

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Pittsburgh, PA
Dragon's Den
Two-passenger rafts will launch into a tube and enter a mist-filled bowl where they will swirl around in the lair of the dragon.

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Wilderness at the Smokies
Wild Vortex
I told you that there would be a bunch of AquaLoop slides coming. Here is another. Riders at the Wilderness will be released from a trap door in a capsule into an enclosed tube with a near-vertical loop.

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SeaWorld San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
The water park at SeaWorld (which is included with admission) will get rebranded as "Aquatica" and will get new and transformed rides. Read more about Aquatica.

Hurricane Alley
Corpus Christi, Texas
New water park
Thrill rides will include the Cat 5 tower.

Hawaiian Falls Waco
Waco, Texas
New water park
The chain of Texas parks continues to grow with the latest property in Waco. It will include a wave pool, slides, and lazy river.

Hawaiian Falls Roanoke
Roanoke, Texas
Double BowlsEye
Two 2-passenger rafts will enter enclosed tubes and meet up in a bowl where they will chase each other as they swirl around. This new attraction will be the first of its kind.

Hawaiian Falls The Colony
The Colony, Texas
The Whirlwind
Similar to the Double BowlsEye (see above), this ride will send two individual riders (without any rafts) into an enclosed body slide. They will both be deposited into a bowl where they will swirl around (360 degrees, get it?) together.

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Jay Peak Water Park
Jay, Vermont
New Park
A new year-round indoor water park, featuring an AquaLoop near-vertical slide, opened in late 2011 at the ski resort.

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Kalahari Resort
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Super Loop Sahara Sidewinder
Three AquaLoop (here we go again!) slides with trap doors and almost-vertical loops opened late in 2011 at the indoor water park.

Neptune's Outdoor Water Park at Mount Olympus
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Lost City of Atlantis
A huge addition to the park will include a bowl slide, a family raft ride, a number of slides (including a Boomerango half pipe slide), and more.

Noah's Ark
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
The park is describing this as a "4-lane water dragway (whatever that means-- sounds like fun, though).

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin Lunar Loop and Cosmic Drop
Using launch capsules, riders will plunge straight down in the Cosmic Drop and enter a near-vertical loop in the Lunar Loop (AquaLoop) ride.

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