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Two designs by Waters Edge Aquatic Design are showcased in the 2023 Aquatic Design Portfolio published by Athletic Business. Siouxami Center, Iowa: Siouxnami Waterpark | Athletic Business Waters Edge along with CMBA Architects led an outdoor aquatic facility project for Sioux Center, Iowa. The City of Sioux Center decided to enhance and expand the existing outdoor … Read more

All eyes are on 2021 as the come-back year post the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Although there is still the unknown about what our communities will look like in the summer of 2021, planning for opening pool facilities is what the wintertime is made for. This year is no exception. After months of becoming accustomed … Read more

Continued Care and Consideration for the Summer Months As new information pours in & some closures are extended further into the year. Specialized summertime maintenance and upkeep are a high priority during this time. Don’t disregard the basics Ensure that your facility will be ready to open when the time comes. Perform routine checks for … Read more

  Water’s Edge is proud to have not just one but two winning projects for this year’s 2018 Aquatics International Dream Designs, recognizing Sabetha’s Outdoor Aquatic Center and Garden City’s Parrot Cove Water Park. Sabetha is recognized for its single pool user appeal. The pool can be utilized by everyone from competitive lap swimmers to families … Read more

The month of May brings the beginning of a new season. From pool openings to hints of summer new and exciting things are in store. For Waters Edge it also brings something truly special, our anniversary, and our eighteenth to be exact! It’s easy during this time of year to get caught up in the … Read more

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 … Read more

Rust in pool basin

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Renovations are in progress on Kansas City’s most photographed fountain.  JC Nichols Memorial Fountain on the Country Club Plaza, which was dyed blue this past October in honor of the Kansas City Royals’ epic World Series run, is undergoing substantial renovations this off-season.  The Waters Edge Aquatic Design team is honored to be a part … Read more

The brand new FlowRider at the Bay Water Park in south Kansas City, Missouri was featured on Fox 4 Kansas City News channel over the weekend.  The stations Nick Vasos and a camera crew ventured to the Water Park to get a look and a quick lesson on the FlowRider.  Nick found the wave simulation … Read more

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