Swimmin Chiken Restaurant Renovation

Case Study

Square Feet - Project Size

Foot Feature Wall

Our Strategy

  • Added scopes of work included replacing rotten materials from slide penetration areas, resolving a conflict with the new slides and structural steel cross bracing
  • The Holtz Builders team and Wilderness administration collaborated with Ramaker and Associates and ProSlide Technology to resolve a design elevation dispute on an existing slide tower platform.

Project Scope

The Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells underwent a major renovation to its Wild West Water Park and overlooking restaurant to appeal to multiple age groups and prioritize guest retention. This nearly 70,000 square foot aquatic playground added two new sets of dueling slides with translucent effects and rally points, a newly designed, multi-level play and spray structure, a separate toddler area away from the splash zones, a new adults-only swim up bar with western-themed cabanas, and modernized a restaurant that overlooks the water park in just seven months.

The Holtz Builders team and Wilderness administration collaborated with Ramaker and Associates and ProSlide Technology to resolve a design elevation dispute on an existing slide tower platform. Added scopes of work included replacing rotten materials from slide penetration areas, resolving a conflict with the new slides and structural steel cross bracing, and adding a 3000 square foot swim-up bar with cabanas as a change order without an extension in a turnover date.

The Swimm’n Chick’n: Chicken Eatery and Sport Bar received a facelift with a custom fabricated steel cage to house TVs and menus, an impressive 40 foot feature wall, a Bag in Box soda system relocation, and new kitchen equipment.

Big Joes Leave Behind Summary from HBI

Overlooking the water park, the Thirsty Buffalo Saloon transformed into the Swimm’n Chick’n: Chicken Eatery and Sports Bar.

It offers a welcoming farmhouse atmosphere with the edgy, rugged lines of industrial style with over a dozen TV’s to enjoy all the sporting events.

Before & After

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