Hall of Fame Award

Program Overview

The World Waterpark Association Hall of Fame exists to recognize and honor those individuals who have made noteworthy achievements in the development and advancement of the water attractions industry. The WWA Hall of Fame celebrates individuals who have reached a position of eminence through contributions that have provided outstanding service, innovation or advanced the WWA and/or the water attractions industry. More Info

Current Honorees

Below are the 2023 Honorees.  Click the Watch Video button to watch a video and learn more about the recipients. 

John Child

Blackpool, England, U.K.

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Gaylee W. Gillim

Attorney at Law
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.A.

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Rob Lawson

Naples, Florida, U.S.A.

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Gary Slade

Amusement Today
Arlington, Texas, U.S.A.

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Prior Years' Honorees

Find the list of previous Honorees from 1992 to 20223 in a downloadable PDF format.