Category: Articles

The Magic of Puddles — Why Waterplay Puddles Matter

Guest Post By: Dr. Beverlie Dietze. With a shared commitment to connect the world through play, we are excited to present to you the following guest post by Dr. Beverlie Dietze, an internationally-known author, researcher and expert in the field of early childhood education and outdoor play. It’s Not just a Puddle to Splash in ……

A Great Success Story from Down Under!

Waterplay was thrilled to receive a visit from Kent and Leanne Sansom, owners of Oakvale Wildlife Park, NSW, Australia. With the success of their Splash Pad which opened in Dec of 2016, they are now looking to further expand their water play space and had lots of exciting news to share.

Spray Parks Key in 2016 Aquatic Trends

“Spray parks have made a big splash as a common replacement for aging swimming pools, particularly because they still provide the community with aquatic experiences without the high operating costs of traditional pools.” NRPA’s Dec 2016 Aquatic Trends article by George Deines, highlights the rising popularity of spray parks alongside the growth of aquatic centers and…