Great Escape pitching indoor waterpark

Posted Monday, January 26, 2004 7:59 AM | Contributed by supermandl

The Great Escape is pitching a 32,000-square-foot water park. John S. Collins, the park's general manager, said he also expects the enclosed water slides, river ride and surfable waves -- all of which would be attached to a proposed 200-room Adirondack-style hotel -- would be busy during the park's peak summer months as well.

Read more from The Times Union.

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Monday, January 26, 2004 10:55 AM
All I can say is that I'm excited and it's about time!

Now I'll have something to do during the winter months. ;-)

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Monday, January 26, 2004 11:38 AM
If it's like a lot of the other indoor water parks though, you'll have to pay a hefty price to stay the night in the hotel. I doubt it's going to be something where you can buy a season pass for $60 bucks or something! :(
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Monday, January 26, 2004 3:26 PM
Of course it's nothing you can buy a season pass for 60 beans for.

The main intention for the waterpark is for the hotel guests staying at the lodge itself. I think they may allow a limited number of outside guests in for the day at a given price point... but the main purpose is to attract people around the Adirondack region to stay here at this lodge because it offers something that no other hotel in the region offers... a full indoor waterpark.

Either way... I tell ya one thing... it may turn me from a tent camper to a hotel stayer for at least one year when I visit the area!

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Tuesday, January 27, 2004 11:11 PM
on News9 they said the same thing about the slides going outside the building but didnt give anymore info. im guessing it's insulated somehow.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2004 11:15 AM
See: Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. It's been done before.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2004 3:28 PM
This is great! I'll actually have something to do in the off-season.
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Wednesday, February 11, 2004 4:42 PM
I hope they do this but iwould rather have a coaster
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Sunday, July 4, 2004 8:40 AM
it good theres goin to be more water slides..they dont have much water rides there
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