Fox River Resort in Sheridan, IL. continues to add new family entertainment amenities
Dallas, TX (May 07, 2013) — Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. has announced plans for the construction of an indoor water park at its Fox River Resort in Sheridan, Illinois, which primarily serves the Chicago market. Development of the Water Park at Fox River will begin immediately and is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2014.
Thomas J. Morris, CEO, commented, “We are pleased to announce the construction of our second indoor water park within our network of resorts. The Water Park at The Villages Resort located in East Texas has provided a wonderful, year round, family entertainment experience for our owners since 2008. We are excited to bring this same attraction to our owners in the Chicago area and feel confident that this new amenity will bring lasting memories to our members and their families and will further enhance their vacation experience.”
The $10 million indoor water park is approximately 19,000 square feet and features a signature bucket dump, aquatic playground feature, lazy river and multiple indoor/outdoor tube rides and slides. The 10,000 square foot entry building includes a food service area, an arcade filled with the latest electronic adventures, a souvenir gift shop, and large changing rooms with over 100 lockers.
Fox River Resort is located on its namesake, the Fox River, approximately one hour from Chicago and within easy reach of the Starved Rock State Park. Members have private access to a large selection of on-property amenities, including two swimming pools (one indoor, all weather access), an executive golf course, miniature golf, tennis, softball field, and horseback riding.