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Adventure & Extreme Venues

Recreation Facility Due Diligence and Feasibility Consultants

Adventure Parks and Extreme Venues

  • Additional AEC Experience

    The additional experience of the Adventure Entertainment Cos. is described in our corporate brochure.   Contact us for your copy.  ...

  • Artificial Snowtubing Hill

    aec   Confidential Client  |  Ideation and initial layout for snowtubing hill using all-weather Snowflex® artificial snow material.   Second phase of development to include a second all-weather facility, a Glice® synthetic ice skating rink and path.   Illustration work shown here......

  • Community Recreation Park

    aec   Confidential Client  |  As part of an overall land use planning assignment for a new master-planned community, we devised a public park featuring a looped Rollerblading path.   The path was also designed for co-use with walker and joggers.  ......

  • Extreme Sports Zone at Ski Miami

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  • Facilities Management – Sport Center Las Vegas

    Facilities manager and event producer for Sport Center Las Vegas, including daily operation of family entertainment center activities associated with the facility. Events included all manner of spectator sports, concerts, major private teambuilding events, and corporate incentive meetings. Restaurant offerings......

  • Feasibility & Due Diligence – Extreme Sports Resort

    Big idea exploration and experiential design, site selection, and market / financial analysis for a proposed destination resort based upon the interests of extreme sports enthusiasts. Special analysis consideration to long-haul travel factors and demographics of the target market.   Part......

  • Guidelines for Effective Placemaking

    Placemaking is an important consideration in designing so many private and public gathering places.  Here are some sensibilities to keep in mind as placemaking proceeds.   Foster an identity of the place – Like any product, a place with a......

  • Living History is a Robust “Old Fashioned” Entertainment Format

    The opportunities for variation and program alternatives within the “living history” type of “edutainment” are substantial.  Consider just a short list of the possibilities:   Interstitial storytellers, where role players are placed here and there throughout a facility, are the......

  • Major Glamping Operators Likely to Get a Boost in Covid-19 Pandemic Aftermath.

    We’re expecting glamping operators to have a good run as the economy opens up and Americans continue to deal with the Covid-10 pandemic these next couple of years.   Why?  Glamping provides physical distancing, natural ventilation, plenty of sunlight, its so......

  • More than 65% of Americans are Planning Trips and Travel this Summer

    A survey released by Pilot Flying J indicates that some 65% of Americans surveyed plan an increase in the number of trips they plan to take this summer.  Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers in North......

  • NISE Center Niagara Falls

    aec  As design consultant to the project, Adventure Entertainment supported owner’s exploration of repurposing options for this major regional shopping center.   Confidential – At client request, the rapid-prototyping image shown here includes limited details only.  ...

  • Sports Fields Multiplex

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  • Strategic Marketing Through Customer Touch-Points, a Key to Experiential Design

    Orchestrating the full slate of customer touch-points related to particular consumer experiences, is an essential aspect of today’s strategic marketing as part of overall experiential design.  These days, an out-of-home consumer experience is at once a real in-person experience as......

  • Thunder Child Adventure Park – Ideation and Feasibility Evaluation

    aec   Northern Cheyenne Tribe  |  As part of of preparing a long-range economic development program, specific projects were identified using various existing tribal assets and resources.   The tribe’s Thunder Child property could be developed as a significant adventure park property......

  • Tongue River Reservoir RV Campground

    aec   North Cheyenne Tribe  |  Feasibility study and rapid-prototyping conceptual design for RV park section of planned adventure park, exploring recreational vehicle amenities associated with the park.   Situated in a portion of a major tribal landholding at or about the......

  • Water City Resort Niagara Falls (Ontario) – Conceptual Design

    aec  Exploration of massing and vertical structure organization for year-round ski structure with interior sports and recreation venues, in planning.  An indoor water park and play area is a major component of the project. Confidential – At client request, the......

  • Waterfront Recreation Repurposing

    aec  Big idea exploration, ideation, and preliminary conceptual design, for redevelopment (regeneration) of major waterfront recreation district in Toronto, Canada.   The unusual setting and waterfront access provided opportunities for real submarine tours of a faux sunken city, along with dive......