Creating Your Maintenance Plan in 6 Steps

Avoiding costly reactive maintenance is as simple as adopting a structured approach. The following 6 steps take you through the process of creating your maintenance plan, the ideal reference tool to guide you through your entire year of maintenance, services and repairs.                   STEP 1: Take Inventory Perform an inventory of all the equipment in your park and develop a list and schedule of maintenance required. Your inventory should list of all the major components of the attraction, as well as manufacturer and...

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5 Waterpark Maintenance Pitfalls to Avoid

                  Pat Finnegan, previous Director of Operations for Wet‘n’Wild Orlando & General Manager for Chula Vista Resorts in the Wisconsin Dells learned many tips and tricks in his years of service to optimize his maintenance planning. Over the years he witnessed great and not-so-great maintenance planning while working in waterpark operations and is sharing his top five waterpark maintenance pitfalls and how to avoid them. Following his years of park operations experience, Pat now supports waterparks throughout the United States develop...

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10 Maintenance Tips from Waterpark Experts

Many parks operators had to learn maintenance tips and tricks the hard way. Now, they’re passing along their knowledge and wisdom to others on how they keep their waterpark pristine all year long.                   1. Roger Skaggs, Maintenance Supervisor, NRH2O Waterpark, Texas “To avoid changing your gaskets yearly, it’s important to winterize your play structure by draining all the pipes properly. Take the bleed cap off and let the water drain otherwise it will freeze and expand and look for some way...

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