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917 - 470 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1V5
Canada

1.877.795.8403

Experience Education manages the coop, practicum, and internship programs for schools in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal.

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Tour: 7 October @ 2:00pm - Whitewater West Industries Ltd.



About the Company

"WhiteWater brings the fun as The ORIGINAL Waterpark & Attractions Company in two splashy ways; the first is just that – being first. In 1980, WhiteWater dove in feet-first; growing from a successful waterpark operation into a thriving designer and manufacturer of waterpark attractions, we’ve been making waves ever since.

WhiteWater Attractions is an evolution of WhiteWater’s two dry attractions companies: Hopkins Rides, which includes the Super Flume and Water Transportation Systems and Prime Interactives (Formerly Prime Play) featuring No Boundaries™ and Adventure Trail. These two product categories make it possible for WhiteWater Attractions to create customized, unique and successful guest experiences for the entire amusement industry.

WhiteWater Attractions offers a complete range of innovative products including harnessed play, interactive play structures and water rides. With master planning, custom design, manufacturing and theming services, WhiteWater Attractions creates complete amusement experiences for the whole family, from concept to completion."

THE TOUR

The tour will take place at 2:00pm on Friday the 7th of October.  The tour will be conducted by Bill Ahern, Manufacturing Operations Manager.

He will take the students for a tour of the company, and then for a question and answer session. The tour will conclude at about 2:45pm.

Please arrive about 5 minutes early. When you arrive, go to the reception desk and ask for Bill. They will have a list of your names - no special documents are required.

This is a manufacturing facility, so safety rules are enforced. Students should wear closed-toe shoes and be fully covered from the waist downwards. No high heels, sandals, shorts or skirts showing skin. Safety glasses and vests will be provided by the host at the facility.

LOCATION

Whitewater is located at 6700 McMillan Way, Richmond, BC V6W 1J7.  This is about 1 hour from downtown, depending on traffic. Driving directions can be found here.

The host company is expecting a small group of 5-7 students, as well as an instructor/guide from LSI.