A headache problem for investors, analyse the latest water park construction process

Water parks are undoubtedly among the most popular and lucrative theme tourism products, with the market being exceptionally vibrant. Generally, the construction period of a water park spans 6 to 18 months. The first and second years are the payback period, and the third year is turned into a profitable period. The success of a water park in terms of returning to its original state is directly linked to its planning and design. How can project construction be promoted better and faster to achieve operational success? Now, Lanchao water park equipment co., ltd. analyses the process of building a water park for everyone.

1. Investment cost

1. Site and civil construction cost: The cost of the water park site and civil construction accounts for the largest proportion of investment, usually more than half of the total investment. The proportion of civil construction costs and water park equipment costs is approximately 1.8:1.

2. Equipment investment: This includes water slides, wave-making equipment, water-playing equipment, and other supporting facilities. Water park equipment costs are second only to site civil construction.

3. Operational cost investment: This includes labour, advertising, service, and other costs. Operational planning can be adjusted as needed.

2. Water park design process

1. Investment planning: Investigate the project’s market, economy, peer competition, etc., determine the project’s market positioning, and establish a reasonable investment quota and the investment ratio of each functional module.

2. Brand planning: Based on investment planning ideas, market positioning, and attractiveness, determine the project brand strategy and competition strategy. From the perspective of the target consumer group and future marketing, create entertaining ideas, plan the highlights and selling points of the project, and establish differentiation.

3. Design planning: Transition to design implementation according to the ideas of investment planning and brand planning. Organise and deepen the design content comprehensively around the project’s characteristics and differentiation. Determine the construction content and functional zoning, select the architectural style, cultural theme, water park equipment, and analyse feasibility, providing relevant control technical index requirements or guidance for subsequent design.

4. General plan and design: Express the construction content and layout of the project through the general plan design drawing. Determine the spatial position relationship of each functional area of the project and its connection with the outside. Propose the main landmark architectural modelling plan and the important node landscape plan, pointing out design key points and rationally arranging water park equipment.

5. Preliminary design: Deepen the specific design of the partition in accordance with the general plan design drawing. Refine the key content of entertainment creativity and core projects, and determine the technical solutions and main parameters.

6. Construction drawing design: Compile detailed general drawings, detailed drawings by professions, construction estimates, and express technical requirements such as specific dimensions, materials, and methods of each detail.

3. The basic process of water park construction

After obtaining the land use right and project approval, proceed:
(1) Conceptual design planning stage
1. Select a conceptual design unit and conduct conceptual design work docking;

2. Creative theme, storyline theme image, equipment list layout diagram of each layer, overall bird’s eye view, equipment outsourcing style, etc.

(2) Water amusement facilities selection stage
1. Select and purchase equipment according to the equipment list provided by the conceptual design, and determine the equipment production cycle;

2. Determine the location, floor area, and basic drawings of the equipment.

(3) Plan design
for the planning and design stage of the water park:
1. Layout of each zone, general layout, interior packaging design of tourist routes, traffic routes, and evacuation routes;
2. Interior landscape design, interior landscape prop style design, and auxiliary tool prop design;
3. Equipment packaging design;

4. Lighting system design

Expansion design interior packaging design:
1. Interior landscape design;
2. Environmental art and scene props;
3. Equipment packaging design;
4. Lighting system design.
Construction design:
Including interior packaging design, landscape design, environmental art and scene props, equipment supporting packaging design, lighting system design, logo system design theme, logo design function logo, etc. The construction stage of civil construction shall be carried out in accordance with the planning drawings of the water park, paying particular attention to the location of embedded parts, water inlets and outlets, and load-bearing structures.

5. Equipment installation and commissioning

1. Registration and filing by the quality supervision department;
2. Equipment installation, equipment installation and commissioning;
3. Amusement equipment inspection and receipt;
4. Equipment maintenance and operation training.

6. Recruitment and training of operation team

1. Operation management system and system establishment;
2. Recruitment of core management and equipment maintenance personnel before equipment installation and commissioning;
3. After equipment installation and commissioning, amusement equipment operators are in place;
4. Service etiquette, process training, safety management training;
5. Operation, maintenance, and management positions personnel obtain corresponding certificates;
6. Amusement equipment basic knowledge training, emergency operation drill training, and simulation practical training for each position.

7. Trial operation

1. Employees become familiar with the work process and service process of their respective positions;
2. Collect feedback from tourists and carry out upgrades;
3. Identify deficiencies in operation and optimise processes;
4. Check and rectify potential safety hazards.

8. Formal opening

1. Preliminary publicity;
2. Event arrangement;
3. Passenger flow safety control;
4. Crisis public relations drill;
5. Safety emergency plan;
6. Preferential policy for opening;
7. Equipment maintenance and update.

The preparation of the water park is not simply a literal preparation for the construction of the project, but a process of overall planning, operation, and management of the project as a whole. As a professional manufacturer of water amusement facilities, Lanchao water park equipment co., ltd. has a wealth of practical experience in water park projects. It has been involved in project planning, design, construction management, and equipment maintenance from the project preparation stage, offering full service.

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