Waterparks
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Projects
Take a look at some of VLC's past and present projects and clients.

Clients

Here are some current and past projects that VLC has been involved with

A0000001 Ventura Entertainment
July 2017,  Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC (“VLC”) provided an on-site safety due diligence inspection of the rides and attarctions at La Feria de Chapultepec Magico, Mexico D.F.; Selva Magica, Guadalajara; Selvatica, Cancun; Wet'nWild, Cancun and Ventura Park, Cancun for Ventura Entertainment.  This included an inspection of all rides and attractions at each location, a review of maintenance and ride operations policies, procedures and staffing levels at each location.  A review of all other departmental staffing and organization was also performed at each location.  
A000001 Happyland
July 2017, Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site inspection and a written report of Happyland Entertainment Centers owned and operated by Fantasilandia, Santiago, Chile.   The inspection will include rides, attractions, games, food operations and back areas.  The Happyland Entertainment Centers are located in the following shopping malls in and around the Santiago city area:
1. Alemeda
2. Mall de Centro
3. Plaza Egana
4. Plaza Maipo
5. Plaza Norte
6. Plaza Oeste
7. Tabalaba
8. Plaza Vespucio

A00001 Fantasilandia May 2017
May 2017, Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site inspection and a written report of selected Amusement Rides at Fantasilandia, Santiago, Chile.   The inspection included 26 of the major amusement rides and water rides at Fantasilandia.  The on-site inspection included an in-depth maintenance and safety audit as well as auditing the ride operations personnel.
A0001 Louisville Zoo
The City of Louisville, KY has renewed Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC contract with the Louisville Zoo through June of 2018.  Under the agreement Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC will provide maintenance and operations training, manual development and safety audits for the Zoo Train, Conservation Carouisel, Ropes Course and Trams.
A001 Oklahoma City Zoo
Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC has been retained by the Oklahoma City Zoo to provide written Maintenance and Operations Manuals and Training Guidelines for the Train, Carousel and Trams.  This will include manual development, preparation and delivery of the finished manuals and training guidelines.  Training guidelines will be developed that authorized trainers would use to train new employees or refresher training for existing employees.  Included are opening, operating and closing procedures, daily checklists, sign off procedures, downtime procedures, observation/practice and written tests.  
A01 City of Newport, RI
On December 15 and 16, 2016, Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC ("VLC") provided a third party overall inspection of the 1952 Allan Herschell 45’, 4 abreast carousel belonging to the City of Newport, RI., with specific attention paid to the crankshafts and sweep support rods.

VLC will provide a written report of findings to the City of Newport and State of RI to include a letter from the manufacture as to the remaining safe useful life of the crankshafts and sweep support rods.  In addition to the manufacturers letter, VLC will provide a timetable to replace the crankshafts and sweep arm rods before the end of their safe useful life. 
A1 Ventura Entertainment
From October 25 through November 13, 2016,  Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC (“VLC”) provided an on-site safety due diligence inspection of the rides and attarctions at La Feria de Chapultepec Magico, Mexico D.F.; Selva Magica, Guadalajara; Selvatica, Cancun; Wet'nWild, Cancun and Ventura Park, Cancun for Ventura Entertainment.  This included an inspection of all rides and attractions at each location, a review of maintenance and ride operations policies, procedures and staffing levels at each location.  A review of all other departmental staffing and organization was also performed at each location.  
A2 Louisville Zoo, Louisville, KY
The City of Louisville, KY has renewed Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC contract with the Louisville Zoo through June of 2017.  Under the agreement Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC will provide maintenance and operations training, manual development and safety audits for the Zoo Train, Conservation Carouisel, Ropes Course and Trams.
A3 Action Quest, Leon, Mexico
April 29, 2016, Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site audit and safety standards compliance inspection and a written report of the Action Quest Entertainment Center located in Leon, Mexico.   
A4 Happyland Entertainment Centers, Santiago, Chile
April 18, 2016, Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site inspection and a written report of Happyland Entertainment Centers owned and operated by Fantasilandia, Santiago, Chile.   The inspection will include rides, attractions, games, food operations and back areas.  The Happyland Entertainment Centers are located in the following shopping malls in and around the Santiago city area:
1. Alemeda
2. Mall de Centro
3. Plaza Egana
4. Plaza Maipo
5. Plaza Norte
6. Plaza Oeste
7. Plaza San Bernardo
8. Tabalaba
9. Plaza Vespucio
10. Central Services
A5 Fantasilandia, Santiago, Chile
April, 12, 2016, Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site inspection and a written report of selected Amusement Rides at Fantasilandia, Santiago, Chile.   The inspection included 26 of the major amusement rides and water rides at Fantasilandia.  The on-site inspection included an in-depth maintenance and safety audit as well as auditing the ride operations personnel.
A6 WetN'Wild, Cancun, Mexico
February 13, 2016, Vondriska Leisure Consultants evaluation at Wet’nWild pertained only to the new attractions that have been added to the facility.  They include the new Roller Coaster, the Carousel that has been relocated from La Feria, new Gran Prix go-karts, used Wave Swinger and used Ropes Course (Aqua Adventure).  The evaluation addressed the condition of the used attractions, what policies and procedures to properly train the operators and to provide a safe overall operation.  
A7 Selvatica, Q-Roo, Mexico
February 12, 2016 Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site safety due diligence inspection and a written report of the Adventure Amusement Attractions at Selvatica, Mexico.   The inspection included all attractions to include:
1.    12 Zip lines (1356 meters)
2.    2 Ropes Courses (16 bridges total)
3.    Powerfan
4.    Tarzania
5.    2 Superman Zip Lines (700 meters total)
6.    Bungee Swing
7.    Off Road Vehicles
8.    Cenote
9.    Adventure Center
       a.     Climbing Wall (True Blue)
       b.    Step Up (True Blue)
       c.     Slack line 
A8 La Feria de Chapultepec Magico, Mexico City
January 31, 2016, Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC (“VLC”) provided an on-site safety due diligence of the rides and attarctions at La Feria de Chapultepec Magico, Mexico D.F. for Ventura Entertainment.  This included a review of maintenance and ride operations policies, procedures and staffing levels.  A review of all other departmental staffing and organization was also performed.  

In the photo are Gerardo Olguin, Gerente De Alimento Y Bebidas; Juan Carlos Jaramillo, Gerente De Operaciones; Ken Vondriska; Danial Rivas, Gerente De Mantenimiento; Juan Rafeal Sanchez, Director Ejecutivo; and Edmundo Pacheco, Gerente De Comercializacion.


31 de enero de 2016 Vondriska Ocio Consultants LLC ( "VLC") proporciona una seguridad debida diligencia en el lugar de los paseos y atractivos turísticos en La Feria de Chapultepec Mágico, México D.F. de Ventura Entertainment. Esto incluyó una revisión de las políticas de operaciones de mantenimiento y de paseo, los procedimientos y los niveles de dotación de personal. También se realizó una revisión de toda otra dotación de personal y organización de los servicios.


A9 Selva Magica, Guadalajara, Mexico
January 25, 2016, Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC (“VLC”) provided an on-site safety due diligence of the rides and attarctions at Selva Magica, Guadalajara, Mexico for Ventura Entertainment.  This included a review of maintenance and ride operations policies, procedures and staffing levels.  A review of all other departmental staffing and organization  was also performed.  

In the photo are Victor Lopez, Jefe De Operaciones; Mauricio Salinas, Jefe De Mantenmiento Parques; Ken Vondriska; Rigoberto Perez, Supervisor De Mantenimiento; Miguel Lopez, Paulina Velasco, Jefe Recursos Humanos; Armando Pacheco, Director Ejecutivo; and Humberto Garcia, Jefe De Ventas.

25 de enero 2016, Vondriska Ocio Consultants LLC ("VLC") presentó una diligencia debida seguridad en el lugar de los paseos y atractivos turísticos en Selva Magica, Guadalajara, México para Ventura Entertainment. Esto incluyó una revisión de las políticas de operaciones de mantenimiento y de paseo, los procedimientos y los niveles de dotación de personal. También se realizó una revisión de todos los demás personal del departamento y de la organización.
B1 Dynamic Attractions, Guangzhou, China
December 5 to 15, 2015 Vondriska Leisure Consultants, LLC sub-contracted to Dynamic Attractions, Inc. to perform an operational and maintenance audit of Chimelong Paradise amusement park, Chimelong Safari park and the Chimelong Circus in Guangzhou, China.    Ken Vondriska assisted Dan Hutchinson with the maintenance audits and then completed the operations audits.  The on-site visit took 10 days and included a detailed written report of findings, recommendations to improve or enhance the equipment.
B2 Dynamic Attractions, Zhuhai, China
December 16 to 20, 2015 Vondriska Leisure Consultants, LLC sub-contracted to Dynamic Attractions, Inc. to perform an operational and maintenance audit of Ocean Kingdom and Hengqin Bay Waterpark in ZhuHai, China.  Ken Vondriska assisted Dan Hutchinson with the maintenance audit and then completed the operations audit.  The on-site visit took 5 days and included a detailed written report of findings, recommendations to improve or enhance the equipment.
B3 Fantasilandia, Santiago, Chile
June 1, 2015, Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site inspection and a written report of selected Amusement Rides at Fantasilandia, Santiago, Chile.   The inspection included 22 of the major amusement rides and water rides at Fantasilandia.  The on-site inspection included an in-depth maintenance and safety audit as well as auditing the ride operations personnel.
B4 Salitre Magico, Bogota, Colombia
June 10, 2015, Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site inspection and a written report of the Amusement Rides at Salitre Magico CiCi Aquapark, Bogotá, Colombia.   The inspection include all amusement rides and water rides at Salitre Magico and CiCi Aquapark.  Also included was an in-depth review of the operations personnel, policies and procedures.
B5 Selvatica Adventure Park, Cancun, Mexico
Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site safety due diligence inspection and a written report of the Adventure Amusement Attractions at Selvatica, Mexico.   The inspection included all attractions to include:
1.    12 Zip lines (1356 meters)
2.    2 Ropes Courses (16 bridges total)
3.    Powerfan
4.    Tarzania
5.    2 Superman Zip Lines (700 meters total)
6.    Bungee Swing
7.    Off Road Vehicles
8.    Cenote
9.    Adventure Center
       a.     Climbing Wall (True Blue)
       b.    Step Up (True Blue)
       c.     Slack line 
B6 La Feria de Chapultepec, Mexico D.F. and Selva Magica, Guadalajara, Mexico
March 17, 2015, Vondriska Leisure Consultants (“VLC”) provided an on-site safety due diligence inspection and a written report of the Amusement Rides at La Feria, D.F. and Selva Magica, Guadalajara, Mexico.   The inspection included 10 selected rides from each park as selected by Ventura Capital.   The remaining rides at each park was given a cursory inspection to ensure that there are no underlying safety concerns that need to be addressed. 
B7 the Zoo, Louisville, KY
The City of Louisville, KY has renewed Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC contract with the Louisville Zoo through June of 2015.  Under the agreement Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC will provide maintenance and operations training, manual development and safety audits for the Zoo Train, Conservation Carouisel, Ropes Course and Trams.     
C1 Dynamic Attractions, Guangzhou and ZhuHai, China
December 2014 Vondriska Leisure Consultants, LLC sub-contracted to Dynamic Attractions, Inc. to perform an operational and maintenance audit of Chimelong Paradise amusement park, Chimelong Safari park and the Chimelong Circus in Guangzhou, China.  Also, operational and maintenance audits were performed at Ocean Kingdom and Hengqin Bay Waterpark in ZhuHai, China.  Ken Vondriska assisted Dan Hutchinson with the maintenance audit and then completed the operations audit.  The on-site visit took 21 days and included a detailed written report of findings, recommendations to improve or enhance the equipment.
C2 Dynamic Attractions, Zhuhai, China
January 2014 Vondriska Leisure Consultants, LLC sub-contracted to Dynamic Attractions, Inc. to perform an operational audit of Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai, China. The on-site visit took 4 days and included a detailed written report of findings, recommendations to improve or enhance the equipment.
C3 Greater Cleveland Aquarium Valuation
January 2014, Vondriska Leisure Consultants, LLC performed a Valuation/Appraisal of the Circular Tanks, Computers, Security Equipment, Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment, Diving Equipment, Marine Back-of-House, Signage and Marine Animals located at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, Cleveland, OH. The appraisal will be used to determine the Replacement, Fair Market and/or Liquidation Value of the items listed above.
C4 Louisville Zoo carousel opens for the 2014 season
The Louisville Zoo, Louisville, KY opened the Conservation Carousel for the 2014 season on March 8. VLC updated the current operations manual and training guidelines and created a new maintenance manual and inspection guidelines for the carousel.  The Conservation Carousel was manufactured in 1919 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Co.
C5 Mastin Aquatic Group LLC
James (“Buster”) Mastin of Mastin Recreation LLC (MR) and Ken Vondriska of Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC (VLC) announce the formation of Mastin Aquatic Group  LLC, a partnership between Buster Mastin and Ken Vondriska.  The new company will combine the strengths of MR and VLC forming a company that can provide design, development, construction, renovation, policy and procedure development, training and manual development for new projects, additions to an existing attraction or refurbishment of an existing facility. 
 
Buster and I agreed to keep the Mastin name, which has over 40 years of equity in the aquatics business, said Vondriska.  And by adding “Aquatic” to the name allows prospective clients to know our specialty.   We are suppliers and constructors of all things aquatic.
 
Vondriska Leisure Consultants LLC will still specialize in loss control, appraisals, policies, procedures and manual development, training and other services for the amusement and leisure industry.  Mastin Recreation LLC will continue on but will specialize in residential swimming pools under the guidance of Amanda Mastin, Vondriska said. 
 
Mastin Aquatic Recreation LLC will specialize in the commercial market that includes water parks, recreation centers, community centers, city and community parks, collegiate communities, schools, military housing, campgrounds, zoos and family entertainment centers. 
C6 Joyland Park, Lubbock, TX 2012
Vondriska Leisure Consultants, LLC (“VLC”) will provide a written Valuation/Appraisal of the Rides & Attractions, Games, Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (“FFE”), Buildings and Miscellaneous Equipment located at Joyland Park, Lubbock, TX.  Our appraisal will be used to determine the Replacement, Fair Market and/or Liquidation Value of the rides & attractions, games, FFE and buildings.