Aquatic Renovation Planning: A Step-by-step Guide

The Renovation Planning Process While all pools are not suitable or feasible for renovation, there is a planning process that can help you under­stand a pool’s renovation potential, and give community leaders the information they need to make an informed decision: Step I:  Identify the Project Goals There are different goals a commu­nity may pursue […]

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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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The Comprehensive Aquatic Facility Evaluation

The end of the pool season will be here before we know it, and many parks and recreation professionals are already planning for winterization procedures.  Winterizing your aquatic facility is important in order to properly maintain the quality, and extend the life of the facility.  However, regardless of how well you take care of your […]

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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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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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FlowRider coming to the Bay Water Park!

Construction is nearing completion for the installation of a FlowRider wave simulation machine at the Bay Water Park in Kansas City, MO.  The new amenity is named the BayRider, which was decided through online voting from community members.  Summer of 2014 will be here before you know it and the FlowRider feature is notorious for […]

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Neon Light Spray Patterns

The unique water feature at West Glen Town Center in West Des Moines, Iowa features many different spray patterns.  The fountain showcases 29, six foot high sprays that run on a choreographed spray pattern.  One of the coolest aspects, other than the fact that it looks sweet at night is that this water feature doubles […]

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