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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby QueerRudie » Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:27 pm

One has to wonder if this is the first location for that kick-ass new coaster from GCI...

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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby DarkStitch626 » Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:33 pm

I am genuinely excited for the addition of coasters they will be doing. A Small/Medium wood coaster can have just as much air time as the big ones. :)

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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby Erik Johnson » Thu Nov 24, 2011 7:54 pm

SharkTums wrote:^I hadn't been paying attention to those it Wild Adventures' boomerang with new restraints/train?

Wild Adventures is getting rid of the Boomerrang? IMO, it still is the best Boomerrang I have ever ridden.

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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby KrakenKing » Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:40 pm

If it is in fact Wild Adventure's boomerang, I think that may be the start to the demise of the park. But doesn't that park do fairly well, booking multiple concerts and adding new attractions almost every year? I don't see why they'd want to get rid of one of their three "major" coasters.

Now, if they were still looking into the boomerang option... do we know if Vekoma has redesigned their boomerang? Using the new track type found on Battlestar? A 4-Across seat standard boomerang with shock absorbing wheels on the train would be wonderful... but for now, probably just a wonderful dream.

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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby DBru » Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:30 pm

^I highly doubt it. But who knows.

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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby Jew » Fri Nov 25, 2011 3:45 am

This is what Cypress Gardens should have been: a park tailored to locals/budget tourists that's actually close...

Looks promising!

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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby PCW_Nut » Fri Nov 25, 2011 4:29 am

Will they have to change the tag line to "It's" :lol:

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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby eddytheviper » Fri Nov 25, 2011 11:30 am

Hi everyone, first time doing this so, sorry if the format is all wrong and all.
Got some cool news announced about the Funspot waterpark.

The Logo and park-map have been released, it looks great so far.



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Orlando, Florida — Fun Spot Attractions Owner and President, John Arie recently made a crucial strategic decision for the company. Although the company’s locations in both Orlando and Kissimmee enjoyed excellent growth and profitability, he decided—along with his family and team—that the timing was perfect to take his family entertainment venue to the next level by adding a waterpark component to the Orlando location. His team was determined to create something unique, and truly special unlike any family entertainment venue in Orlando, the theme park capital of the world. “Waterparks have become so commonplace that differentiation between facilities and their respective experiences has become harder for guests to perceive, and that they are becoming acclimated to the norm in that they have simply become a commodity with a different theme,” said Steve Levine, SplashTacular CEO.

“Fun Spot Attractions & SplashTacular are the perfect combination, the perfect team. I have no doubt that together we will have the most exciting facility and rides in the area. We are looking forward to entering the waterpark industry with SplashTacular as our supplier and partner,” stated John Arie.

“Our best work comes from collaboration with specialists who are the best in the industry, which is the reason Water Technology, Inc., the premier design group in the waterpark industry, was selected by John Arie to create a one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art, signature waterpark, that satisfies their financial and demographic objectives,” explains Levine.

“When meeting with John and his son, John Jr. they shared with me their true passion and love for people, which is infectious and is the heart and soul of their company culture. They further explained that their waterpark should appeal to their current client base of more than 500,000 annual visitors, promote American made products and services by incorporating SplashTacular rides, all of which are dynamic attractions and features that push the guest experience to new levels, and finally integrating energy conservation and sustainability measures as much as possible,” said Doug Whiteaker, President of Water Technology.

Fun Spot Attractions is on the verge of reinventing the outdoor waterpark guest experience. The park will have one-of-a-kind next generation attractions that will be exclusive to this venue. Nowhere else in the theme park capital of the world will you be able to experience these types of attractions except right here in Orlando!! Whether you’re a tot, a teenager, adult or grandparents… this family friendly environment will leave a lasting impression like nowhere else.

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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby SoCalCoasters » Fri Nov 25, 2011 11:35 am

That looks fantastic! Those racing slides look great!

Overall, this looks to be a very solid start of a waterpark. I mean, look at Legoland CA's waterpark, it's smaller than this, and drove attendance through the roof!

I hope this turns out to be a big success for them!
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Re: NEWS: Fun Spot Action Park expanding by 10 acres!

Postby deathbydinn » Fri Nov 25, 2011 11:57 am

Great to see them bringing in some new and innovative stuff right off the bat. Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe this is the first Splash Ralley and Double Bowls Eye installation, and only the second 360 Rush.

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