Dream Design Award 2017: Stories to Tell

Water’s Edge is the proud winner of a 2017 Dream Design Award from Aquatics International for the Long Branch Lagoon Waterpark in Dodge City, KS.  The award recognizes Long Branch Lagoon as an internationally top designed leisure pool/family aquatic center. Acknowledging the story the park tells via a unique reflection of city history and culture through themed […]

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Parks & Rec Business – July 2017 Cover Story

  Water’s Edge Aquatic Design was honored to have the “Long Branch Lagoon” project featured as the cover story of the July 2017 issue of Parks and Rec Business. The story titled, “A Pioneer Project – A waterpark in the frontier of the Old West”, discusses the history of a project over a decade in […]

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Corrosion Risk and How to Manage It

Corrosion is only one of the destructive forces acting in and around water parks and aquatic facilities.  And it can be so very frustrating to pool operators and perhaps a little confusing to pool designers and building architects.  Selecting appropriate materials and finishes is critical during the design process.  Operators must understand their pool and […]

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Waters Edge Published in Parks & Recreation Business Magazine

Our very own, Jeff Bartley was published in the most recent edition (view article here) of Parks & Recreation Business.  Jeff’s article examines the complex and valuable process of evaluating the operations (including expenses, revenues, programming, etc.), needs identifications, and the planning for a new or renovated outdoor municipal pool.

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Aquatic Facility Planning: Paramount to Success

Over the years, our design staff has witnessed many communities across the country struggle with the steps towards developing a new or renovated aquatic facility.  The path is often unclear and difficult to navigate as budgets are projected, features are evaluated, and funding options are researched. As an aquatic consulting and design firm, our experience […]

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Cost-Effective Aquatic Solutions

How can you make an aquatic facility cost effective?  We hear that question more frequently now, especially in the current economy.  Planning a new facility, renovating an existing pool or adding a spray park gives you an opportunity to make cost effective decisions, but where do you begin?    Additionally, what operational and maintenance plans will […]

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Dream Design Award

Waters Edge is the proud winner of a 2014 Dream Design Award from Aquatics International for the design of Schifferdecker Aquatic Center in Joplin, Missouri.  The award recognizes Schifferdecker as a top designed leisure pool/family aquatic center in the world.  The award acknowledges the facilities unique reflection of city history and culture through modern aquatic elements and […]

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