KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort, located near Chicago, recently began offering its guests and groups meeting at the property exclusive, behind the scenes tours of its indoor waterpark’s pump room, located beneath the waterpark. The 30 minute tour, conducted by aquatics management, educates guests about the science and safety behind running an indoor waterpark. KeyLime Cove has 6,000 square feet of meeting space that offers a variety of configurations that can accommodate groups from 20 to 500. The boardroom seats up to 16 people for a more intimate group setting. Three consecutive rooms may be used individually or joined together to accommodate larger functions; 310 people for banquet style seating or 500 people for theater style seating. For more information, visit www.keylimecove.com
Glacier Canyon Lodge & Conference Center, part of the Wilderness Territory located in Wisconsin Dells, recently unveiled three new attractions. A new indoor ropes course gives groups the perfect way to participate in the ultimate team building activity as they climb through 42 challenges in varying degrees of difficulty all while being harnessed in 30 feet above the Northern Lights Mega Arcade. The resort also added two new extreme thrills slides, Cosmic Drop and Lunar Loop, to their Lost World Outdoor Waterpark. Both slides feature five-story drops and are certain to get your heart racing. Glacier Canyon Conference Center has 55,661 square feet of meeting space that can be divided into many configurations. In addition, an outdoor patio overlooking a forest can be used for memorable pre-function events. For more information, visit www.glaciercanyonlodge.com
Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky and Wisconsin Dells Upgrade Facilities
The Kalahari Waterpark and Convention Center in Sandusky, OH recently completed a $22 million expansion bringing the resort’s total meeting square footage to 215,000. The addition includes: a 38,000 square foot grand ballroom/expo center; a 12,000 square foot junior ballroom; 14 meeting rooms; and 30,000 square-feet of pre-function space.
Kalahari Waterpark and Convention Center in Wisconsin Dells also recently added three indoor waterslides, the Sahara Sidewinders, which feature super loops, and a free fall slide called Screaming Hyena. In addition, the property’s Convention Center received a multi-million dollar upgrade which includes the installation of a new audio system, as well as Hi Lumen, Hi Definition AV equipment; two 65” Ultra-High resolution LCD Monitors; two WXGA Hi Definition projectors; and upgraded fully integrated in-room controls for all equipment, making it not only state of the art, but easy and intuitive to use. For more information visit www.kalahariresorts.com.
Blue Harbor Completes Multi-Million Renovation
Blue Harbor Resort & Spa, located in Sheboygan, Wis, just completed a multimillion dollar renovation to create a more classic lakeside resort atmosphere. The renovation included the updating of all 182 guest suites to create a more sophisticated feel and capitalize on lake views and the in-suite fireplaces. Each suite has new plush pillow top bedding, flat screen TVs and updated bath amenities. The Resort has also renovated its entire 16,800 square feet of meeting space which can accommodate groups of up to 600 people. The new Lobby welcomes guests with spectacular and sweeping views of the lake. Sophisticated and comfortable furnishings create a warm and inviting ambiance that complements the Resort’s classic and striking Victorian style architecture. In addition, the restaurant and lounge adjacent to the Lobby have been completely remodeled and re-branded. Blue Harbor has a 54,000 square foot waterpark. For more information, visit www.blueharborresort.com.
Boyne Mountain Resort Upgrading Property and Offering Fly Fishing Guided Service
Boyne Mountain Resort, located in Boyne Falls, Mich, recently completed the first-phase of a half million dollar hotel renovation project. The modernization includes a complete remodel of the Clock Tower Lodge and adjoining Boynehof Hotel, including new lighting, décor and fixtures throughout, as well as fresh paint, and redesigned and upgraded bathrooms, carrying out the resort’s Swiss-Austrian theme. Phase II of the renovation, the renovation of the Boynehof Hotel, is expected to be complete in early summer 2013. The whole project includes 42 guest rooms, as well as hallways and upgrades to common areas. The resort also opened a new fly fishing guide service and shop this spring 2012. It offers guests walk and wade excursions, traditional trout and scenic floats, private instruction and fly fishing adventures. Boyne Mountain Resort is home an 88,000 indoor waterpark and 37,000 square feet of meeting space. For more information, visit