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Dive Right In: The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark Is Now Open

June 7, 2019

By: Corris Little (June 7, 2019) MONTICELLO, NY—Known for its legacy of resorts and year-round leisure, New York’s Catskills has gained something new and fun—a waterpark. The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark is ready to help the area to recapture its standing as a must-see destination.

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Hotel Review: Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark, Monticello, N.Y.

June 1, 2019

By: Elisabeth Goodridge (June 1, 2019) Small children, big children and adults who enjoy behaving like children will find much to like at the New York resort. Others may notice the rough edges.

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5 Awesome Indoor Water Parks Near NYC

May 27, 2019

By: Elissa Garay (May 27, 2019) No pool, no sun, no problem. Summer or winter, day or night, rain or shine, these climate -controlled, aquatic adventure-lands-heated to tropical 84 degrees - allow you to dive on in some water-filled fun year-round, no matter the weather.

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Waterparks, pools and beaches that open for the season over Memorial Day Weekend

May 22, 2019

By: Karen Croke (May 22, 2019) Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and that means some pools and beaches are opening for the season. Here's where to take a dip, put your toes in that sand, or take a spin down a waterslide:

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Splash and Slide Your Way Through Monticello's Massive New Water Park

May 16, 2019

By: Jane Anderson (May 16, 2019)The Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark is a must-visit vacation destination in the Hudson Valley. The long-awaited grand opening of the Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark began with the splashes and laughter of 400 local students who were invited to spend the day at the largest indoor water park in the state. 

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ADG designed Kartrite Indoor Waterpark opens in New York

May 14, 2019

By: Joe Kleiman (May 14, 2019) The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark designed and built by Aquatic Development Group (ADG) has officially opened to the public, and was commemorated on Friday, May 10th with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by the park’s owners & developers, designers and several local and state officials.

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Ribbon cutting for New York's biggest indoor waterpark

May 10, 2019

There was an overflow crowd on hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Kartrite Indoor Waterpark and Hotel on May 10. State Senator Jen Metger sai she would be back to make use of the various water features, and Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther said she would bring her four grandchildren there in the summer. David Kohlasch, general manager of the facility, which is being operated by Benchmark, which bills itself as a global hospitality company, said the 400 or so employees hired from Sullivan County were now part of a larger family.  

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6 Family-Friendly Getaways from New York City

May 5, 2019

Conde Nast Traveler (May 5, 2019) New York City is anything but boring. But sometimes, when the hustle gets too frenetic and the kids are climbing the apartment walls, you need to take a breather with the brood. While a weekend in Paris or Papeete may feed your office daydreams, parents know that a real vacation is one that entails significantly less schlep (and expense) when factoring in those teeny ones. Happily, there are several resorts tailor-made for families within a 2.5-hour drive in the mountains north of the city. 

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New York's largest indoor water park is finally open-take a look inside

April 25, 2019

By: Danielle Valente (April 25, 2019) Itching to get out of town? The newly opened Kartrite Indoor Resort & Waterpark has made quite a splash in the Catskills, so plan those family weekend getaways accordingly! Vacationers are treated to a dose of summer fun year-round, and the resort is one of the coolest indoor water park New York families can find. With action-packed features, comfy amenities and mountain views from the (indoor) beach, what's not to love?

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Benchmark appoints new Director of Aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark

April 23, 2019

Global Travel Industry News (April 23, 2019) Benchmark has named Francis Vidal director of aquatics for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels property is located in Monticello, New York, within the scenic Catskill Mountains, and includes 1,600 wooded acres, the site of the Resorts World Catskills entertainment complex. David Kohlasch, general manager, made the announcement.

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