Category: Amusement

Pucuda Leading Edge Provides Netting Know-how to Water Parks Across Country

Image source: www.waterparks.org “The waterpark industry continues to expand in North America, with more than $550 million worth of new investment in indoor and outdoor waterparks and their related resorts in 2016. Waterpark related development is expected to grow in 2017, with over 40 expansions and new facilities opening.” – David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC,… Read More »

Pucuda Leading Edge and Challenge Towers Inc. Bring Netting Expertise to NRPA Conference

From September 26th through the 28th, Pucuda Leading Edge in partnership with Challenge Towers, will be sharing ideas and solutions with thousands of park and recreation professionals at the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Conference in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, booth #1724. This show will offer “energetic networking activities,… Read More »

Construction underway for the Rams’ future home in Inglewood

An immense stadium is currently being constructed in Inglewood, which will eventually house the Rams’. The stadium has already been in construction for over a year, but much of the construction is still yet to be completed. Within the next two or three months, more thorough and complex construction is slated to begin. It’s believed… Read More »

Largest Indoor Theme Park Coming to Meadowlands

The largest indoor theme park in America will soon be opening in Meadowlands. With a size of 3 million square feet, the American Dream will contain a variety of attractions by Nickelodeon in addition to retail spaces. Spongebob Squarepants, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will share spaces with Lord & Taylor… Read More »

Alternative Museums – Interaction is the art here

Not every museum has to serve as a complete repository of art, history, and culture. In fact, in the last few decades, many interactive museums have been developed for both kids and adults. Quirky, alternative, and interactive museums can be a great way to round out a trip, or even a destination all of their… Read More »

Amusement Parks Begin to Appear in Persian Gulf Countries

Though these countries have been traditionally resilient to distractions such as amusement parks, amusement parks are nevertheless beginning to appear throughout the Persian Gulf countries. There are two major driving forces here: the Westernization of many countries, which have made parks more socially acceptable, and the need to bolster tourism. Of particular note is a… Read More »

Theme Parks Catching Franchise Fever

Theme parks are now moving towards “world building”: immense, sprawling landscapes that have been experienced throughout movie, television, video games, and other franchise media. With experiences such as Harry Potter, Star Wars, Avatar, and Frozen, this has led to the construction of extensive paradises, designed to be safe, family-friendly, and fun. This new trend will… Read More »

Hershey Park Reveals Mystery Ride

Hershey Park has recently released its new ride… which turned out to be three exciting “choose-your-thrill” theme park adventures. The Hershey Park teased guests early in July of 2016 with a new mystery ride that would be opened at the park in 2017. It’s now been revealed as the Triple Tower, much to the interest… Read More »

Texas Amusement Park Finally Under Construction

Grand Texas will soon be seeing the 632-acre amusement park that has been delayed for the past year. Originally intended to be completed in 2015, the amusement park will include an RV park with 144 lots, kart-racing track, and water park. It w ill be located at the intersection of Highway 59 and 442 in New Caney… Read More »

World’s Largest Ferris Wheel Reaches Construction Milestone

The World’s Largest Ferris Wheel is presently in construction and has reached a construction milestone as its foundation has been completed. The Ferris wheel is being constructed in New York and will eclipse the previous holder of the title, which currently resides in Las Vegas.  An Impressive Foundation The World’s Largest Ferris Wheel has required… Read More »