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Unique Water Park Plans Developed for NFR

By Frank Parlato

NFR has a conceptual plan for a three-themed water park. One of the themes will cater to singles.
Imagine how nice this would be. Men on the prowl could simply don their best bathing suits and head out to meet eligible single women, similarly attired, in a healthy and watery environment.

Paul Steelman, the renowned casino/hotel/resort designer and a board member of Niagara Falls Redevelopment President Anthony Bergamo's Federal Law Enforcement Foundation, visited the area recently to deliver renderings and business models of various destination developments to NFR executives, including an I LOVE NEW YORK visitor center, as well as several other concepts that would complement a world class destination.

Among the concepts Steelman delivered is a plan for a massive, world class indoor/outdoor-themed water park that is actually three water parks in one.

A clever idea: One of the water parks will cater to adults, one will be for families, and the last, and this is intriguing, will be for singles.

The plan calls for segregating the sections not unlike the way theme parks develop properties.

With the success of in-door themed water parks in Erie, Pa., and in Canada, Niagara Falls might be a natural for NFR or another developer to bring one in as an amenity to complement a destination casino.

Steelman's plans call for the water park to be designed to allow it to operate late into the evening and parts of it would be enclosed with a retractable roof allowing for all weather operation.



Niagara Falls Reporter - Publisher Frank Parlato Jr. www.niagarafallsreporter.com

Mar12 , 2013