NEWS
US$90m Soundwaves waterpark opens at Gaylord Opryland Resort
POSTED 05 Dec 2018 . BY Luke Cloherty
A US$90m (€79m, £70.4m) waterpark development has opened its doors to the public, with the indoor/outdoor attraction offering year-round appeal to visitors of the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee.

Called Soundwaves, the attraction had its official launch on 1 December and has been given a music theme to compliment Nashville's rich musical history.

Designed by Blur Workshop, facilities at the 111,000sq ft (10,300sq m) indoor park include a slide tower with slides ranging up to 46ft (14m) tall, a river ride, a looping raft ride, FlowRider surfing attraction, children's activity pools, an adult infinity pool and a pool-side bar. Other features include an activity pool with rock climbing, an obstacle course and basketball, indoor restaurants, an adults-only enclosure and cabanas for private rental.

A number of seasonal summer features in the second quarter of next year 2019 at Soundwaves, including a 315,000-gallon outdoor wave pool with a giant LED movie screen, 106,000sq ft (9,848sq m) of outdoor water amenities, an outdoor children’s pool with a multi-level play structure and an adults-only outdoor pool, as well as bars and lounging areas.

SoundWaves will maintain an 84-degree tropical temperature all year, mimicking the temperature controlled indoor gardens at Gaylord Opryland, and has a transparent roof for year-round sunbathing.

"With the addition of SoundWaves, there's one more reason to visit Nashville and Gaylord Opryland," said John Adams, VP and general manager at Gaylord Opryland.

"Our team has worked diligently on every detail of the design and guest experience from crafting unexpected dining options to ensuring exclusivity as well as creating an ambience that families, couples and groups find both inviting and upscale.

"This is a premier water and music attraction that you can't find anywhere else."

SoundWaves will maintain an 84-degree tropical temperature all year, mimicking the temperature controlled indoor gardens at Gaylord Opryland Credit: Tammy Henry
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media, Portmill House, Portmill Lane,
Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1DJ Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2019

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
 
Leisure Management - US$90m Soundwaves waterpark opens at Gaylord Opryland Resort...
16 Feb 2019 Leisure Management: daily news and jobs
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

05 Dec 2018

US$90m Soundwaves waterpark opens at Gaylord Opryland Resort
BY Luke Cloherty

Soundwaves, which the resort is marketing as a music and water attraction, is a new addition to the music city experience in Nashville

Soundwaves, which the resort is marketing as a music and water attraction, is a new addition to the music city experience in Nashville
photo: Tammy Henry

A US$90m (€79m, £70.4m) waterpark development has opened its doors to the public, with the indoor/outdoor attraction offering year-round appeal to visitors of the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee.

Called Soundwaves, the attraction had its official launch on 1 December and has been given a music theme to compliment Nashville's rich musical history.

Designed by Blur Workshop, facilities at the 111,000sq ft (10,300sq m) indoor park include a slide tower with slides ranging up to 46ft (14m) tall, a river ride, a looping raft ride, FlowRider surfing attraction, children's activity pools, an adult infinity pool and a pool-side bar. Other features include an activity pool with rock climbing, an obstacle course and basketball, indoor restaurants, an adults-only enclosure and cabanas for private rental.

A number of seasonal summer features in the second quarter of next year 2019 at Soundwaves, including a 315,000-gallon outdoor wave pool with a giant LED movie screen, 106,000sq ft (9,848sq m) of outdoor water amenities, an outdoor children’s pool with a multi-level play structure and an adults-only outdoor pool, as well as bars and lounging areas.

SoundWaves will maintain an 84-degree tropical temperature all year, mimicking the temperature controlled indoor gardens at Gaylord Opryland, and has a transparent roof for year-round sunbathing.

"With the addition of SoundWaves, there's one more reason to visit Nashville and Gaylord Opryland," said John Adams, VP and general manager at Gaylord Opryland.

"Our team has worked diligently on every detail of the design and guest experience from crafting unexpected dining options to ensuring exclusivity as well as creating an ambience that families, couples and groups find both inviting and upscale.

"This is a premier water and music attraction that you can't find anywhere else."




Connect with
Leisure Management
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
Vila Vita Parc opens first Sisley Spa in Portugal
Vila Vita Parc opens first Sisley Spa in Portugal   15 Feb 2019

Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, a clifftop resort in Portugal’s Algarve, has launched a new Spa by Sisley, the first Sisley-branded spa in Portugal. The .... more>>
OPEN Architecture design soulful "Chapel of Sound" in China
OPEN Architecture design soulful   15 Feb 2019

Chinese architecture practice OPEN have unveiled renderings of the Chapel of Sound – a cavernous amphitheatre currently under construction north of .... more>>
Martial arts-focused gym operator HITIO signs first UK franchise deal
Martial arts-focused gym operator HITIO signs first UK franchise deal   15 Feb 2019

Fitness operator HITIO Gym has signed its first franchise agreement in the UK. The Norway-based chain, which combines a traditional gym and studio .... more>>
Trouble for Six Flags as multiple international projects face delay
Trouble for Six Flags as multiple international projects face delay   15 Feb 2019

Six flags chief Jim Reid-Anderson has revealed that changes in government are stalling the operator's Chinese projects, while there are "no .... more>>
World’s "first biophilic design store" launches in Brooklyn
World’s   15 Feb 2019

Greenery NYC – said to be the world’s "first biophilic design store" – has opened in Brooklyn's Greenpoint district. Described by the company as a .... more>>
Arts Council’s new diversity report shows BME representation below English average
Arts Council’s new diversity report shows BME representation below English average   14 Feb 2019

Only 5 per cent of staff members are not white at Arts Council England (ACE) major partner museums (MPMs) while 16 per cent of the working age .... more>>
Company profile


Proinsight Research Ltd

Our main services are mystery shopping, internal audits and consumer research.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

EXF supports Third Space to create London’s largest functional training space at The Yard

EXF supports Third Space to create London’s largest functional training space at The Yard

Bespoke fitness manufacturer EXF has extended its relationship with Third Space, by supplying the luxury fitness group with London’s largest functional training rig at its Canary Wharf club. More>>




in this issue

• NHS to invest in social prescribing
• Anytime begins roll-out of new club design
• Mondrian rebranded to match iconic site



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Location: West Sussex, England
Company: The Gym Group
Regional Events Manager
Salary: £40,000 + £10k performance related bonus paid quarterly
Location: Enfield, UK
Company: Vibrant Partnerships
Events Assistant
Salary: Up to £10.20 per hour
Location: Bethnal Green, London, UK
Company: GLL
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24-25 Feb 2019

International Manufacturers & Distributors Forum

ExCeL, London, United Kingdom



Leisure Management magazine 2018 issue 1
Leisure Management
2018 issue 1

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Restaurants: Sharing the love
Famous restaurants are popping up in unexpected places. We found out more More>>
  Promotional feature: Alliance Leisure
The future of leisure in times of austerity More>>


Leisure Management magazine 2016 issue 1

Leisure Management
2016 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  New opening: Future of leisure
Selby Summit focuses on activity, not sport. Is it a new era for leisure centres? More>>
  Disruption: Rule breakers
Leisure architecture that’s pushing boundaries and upturning expectations More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd