Roaring Springs dreams of future: indoor water park?

An indoor water park at Roaring Springs?

It's one of the ideas the water park's owners are considering, and they're asking for feedback on that and several other ideas.

Roaring Springs has steadily expanded over the past 20 years, with new slides, attractions, a purchase of the adjacent Boondocks Fun Center (later renamed Wahooz), indoor adventure park, bowling alley and more.

Now the attraction complex is looking for another big expansion, and is asking patrons for their opinion.

A survey asks a variety of questions centered around several expansion themes. From the survey:

Roaring Springs Waterpark is considering:

  1. Developing an indoor waterpark featuring rides and attractions open year-round with an attached hotel,
  2. Developing a standalone hotel and/or
  3. Expanding the event/party/meeting space at Wahooz.

As part of our research, Roaring Springs Waterpark is contacting local residents and previous visitors to Roaring Springs and Wahooz to gauge interest in these projects.

The water park and amusement center's owners, Bowden Inc., own several parcels of vacant land immediately to the east of Roaring Springs, as well as in the Southwest corner near Wahooz.