Attraction Industry News

Natural Bridge Caverns’ Reimagined RCI Attractions Open to Public

 In January 2019, Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio, Texas excitedly debuted to guests their 8 pole, 4-level Sky Trail® [...]

South Korean RCI Distributors Anticipate Opening of Sky Trail® Attractions

Allegan, Mich. January 28, 2020 — Two Sky Trail® aerial attractions in South Korea are set to open to the [...]

Sky Trail® Now Open For Guests Inside American Dream Nickelodeon Universe

The 92 ft. tall Sky Trail® inside of the Nickelodeon Universe indoor theme park, a part of the larger American [...]

RCI to Debut New Products and Brand Identity at Upcoming IAAPA

Allegan, Mich. November 5, 2019 —  For the 16th year in a row, RCI Adventure Products, formerly known as Ropes [...]

Space Entertainment Center Debuting RCI Built Sky Trail® and Clip ‘n Climb® Walls

Allegan, Mich. October 9, 2019 — A popular destination for families, friends and groups of all ages in Hooksett, New [...]

Million Dollar Expansion to Debut at Natural Bridge Caverns

Natural Bridge Caverns, a family-owned and operated destination primarily focused on the preservation of the caverns through tours as well [...]

RCI To Attend Ski Area Management’s Summer Ops Camp

Allegan, Mich. August 23, 2019 — Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) is set to attend Ski Area Management’s annual Summer Ops [...]

RCI and Kalahari Resorts Team Up for New Round Rock Location

Allegan, Mich. July 31, 2019 — Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) and Kalahari Resorts and Conventions are collaborating once again with [...]

RCI Sky Trail® Set to Bring Summer Fun to Big Bear Snow Play

Allegan, Mich. June 26, 2019 —  A cold weather favorite, Big Bear Snow Play, has chosen to add a Sky [...]

Zipline Korea, Inc. Sets Goal to Become RCI Distributor

Allegan, Mich. June 11, 2019 — The international division of Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) may soon add another company to [...]

Climb Korea Co., Ltd Working Towards RCI Distributor Title

Allegan, Mich. May 21, 2019 — Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) has increasingly been in communication with a growing group of [...]

RCI and LiggettVille Bring Adventure to Retail Realm at RECon

Allegan, Mich. May 14, 2019— Amidst approximately 40,000 industry professionals at this year’s International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) annual [...]

RCI En Route to Seatrade Cruise Global

Allegan, Mich. April 2, 2019— Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) will soon be saying hello to the Sunshine State for the [...]

RCI and Challenges Unlimited Form New Partnership

Allegan, Mich. March 20, 2019 — Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) has recently expanded its global reach even further thanks to [...]

Jump Up Trampoline Park Welcomes RCI Attractions in Bahrain

Allegan, Mich. March 1, 2019—This spring, the family friendly trampoline park, Jump Up, will feature a Sky Trail® aerial attraction, [...]

LuLu’s Restaurant in North Myrtle Beach to Open New Sky Trail®

Allegan, Mich. Jan. 29, 2019—Lucy “LuLu” Buffett, owner of three popular LuLu’s restaurants in Destin, Florida; Gulf Shores, Alabama; and [...]

Puerto Rico Opens Second Sky Trail® in the Heart of Outlet 66 Mall

Allegan, Mich. Dec. 12, 2018—After recovery from Hurricane Maria in September 2017, business and recreation is on the upswing for [...]

Australian Shopping Centres Climbing New Heights

Published by Highgate Group : There is no doubt that Australian shopping centres are moving towards an inclusive community experience. Look [...]

RCI Launches New Brand Identity to Encompass Growing Business

Allegan, Mich. Oct. 31, 2018— With 30 years of growth and innovation in the amusement and attractions industry, Ropes Courses [...]

RCI Builds Global Presence With Recent Trade Show Appearances

Allegan, Mich. Oct. 8, 2018  – Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) has spent much of 2018 expanding its global presence and [...]

Enormous Sky Trail® Installation Planned for American Dream

Allegan, Mich. September 25, 2018— With an expected opening date set for spring of 2019, the expansive retail and entertainment [...]

Two-Story Sky Trail® at Trampo Extreme in Muscat, Oman Marks 1st in Country

Allegan, Mich. August 5, 2018—Trampo Extreme opened an indoor Sky Trail® aerial attraction in Muscat, Oman in April with a [...]

Big Cedar Lodge Debuts Sky Trail® Ropes Course

Allegan, Mich. May 1, 2018—Big Cedar Lodge, America’s premier wilderness resort located 10 miles south of Branson in Ridgedale, Missouri [...]

Allegan Event Center Now Officially Open To Public

Allegan, Mich. (Mar. 20, 2018) — After a “soft” opening at the end of December 2017, the much-anticipated Allegan Event [...]

Sky Trail® Ropes Course Welcomed Aboard the Carnival Cruise Ship Horizon

Allegan, Mich. (February 28, 2018) — When the Carnival Horizon ship sets off on its maiden voyage April 2, 2018 [...]

New Single Slingline for all Installations

Allegan, Mich. (02/20/18) — The latest innovation in harness safety technology was recently introduced by Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) named [...]

RCI Adds Amaze’n Mazes™ To Growing Portfolio

ALLEGAN, MI  – Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) recently acquired Colorado-based Amaze’n Mazes™ as they continue to form alliances and partnerships with companies [...]

RCI to Manufacture and Distribute Clip ‘n Climb®

Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) has signed a deal with New Zealand-based company, Clip ‘n Climb®, to manufacture their climbing structures [...]

First North American Manufacturer to Receive EN 1090 Certification

ALLEGAN, MI – Ropes Courses, Inc. was recently awarded EN 1090 certification, which states our fabrication and assembly of steel [...]

Daytona Lagoon Unveils New Ropes Course

DAYTONA BEACH, FL  – Daytona Lagoon, the premier family-friendly water park and a year-round mega family entertainment center located in Daytona [...]

Carnegie Science Center Adds Sky Trail®

PITTSBURGH, PA – Highmark SportsWorks®, located at Carnegie Science Center, has a mission to inspire learning and curiosity by uniting [...]

Overlook Adventure Park Opens Sky Trail® in Decatur, Illinois

A Sky Trail® high ropes course is set to open April 1 at the Decatur Park District’s Overlook Adventure Park in Decatur, [...]

Ropes Courses, Inc. Provides Sky Trail® To Seascape’s Aerial Entertainment

MIRAMAR BEACH, FL – Family adventure attraction specialist, Ropes Courses, Inc., announces their premiere product, a Sky Trail® ropes course, [...]

Landscape Architect Features Ropes Courses, Inc.

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Hattiesburg Zoo Adds New 4 Story Aerial Ropes Course

There’s a new way to test your limits at the Hattiesburg Zoo on the Sky Trail® and Sky Tykes® adventure [...]

UK MAJOR THEME PARK ADDS SKY TRAIL®

UK based adventure specialist company Innovative Leisure recently completed a large Sky Trail® installation for Drayton Manor Theme Park in [...]

Kuwait’s first indoor Sky Trail® at TRAMPO sports facility

Ropes Courses, Inc. recently installed a one-level Sky Trail® Navigator at the TRAMPO sports facility inside Murouj Mall. It is [...]

Jenkinson’s New Sky Trail Designed to Capture Millennial Attention

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk is the proud new owner of a Sky Trail® Navigator complete with a 70-foot long Sky Rail™ zip [...]

Former Revel Casino Hotel Buys Sky Trail® Navigator

Glenn Straub, owner of Polo North, recently signed a contract with Ropes Courses Inc. for a 12 pole, 2 level [...]

US Builders Review Case Study Feature

US Builders Review excerpt Ropes Courses Inc. A global leader in high-flying, family fun Written by: Matt Dodge  |  Produced [...]

Wahooz Family Fun Zone Expansion includes Sky Trail® Navigator

Wahooz Family Fun Zone is undergoing a huge 17,000 square-foot, 4 story expansion at their family entertainment center located in Meridian, Idaho. [...]

YMCA Promotes Physical Activity with Sky Trail®

Ropes Courses, Inc. recently installed a 5 pole, 2 level Sky Trail® Explorer inside the South Shore YMCA Emilson Branch in [...]

Air Trail Tees Barrage: UK’s biggest Sky Trail®

Air Trail, the 4 story Sky Trail® Explorer is set to open on the banks of the River Tees in the [...]

IPlay America Installs New Jersey’s Largest Indoor Sky Trail

iPlay America, a very well-known indoor entertainment facility, announced earlier this month their $2.5 million expansion plan to take place [...]

Sky Trail® becomes It Adventure Ropes Course in New Haven

New Haven’s newest entity, Jordan’s Furniture, celebrated it’s grand opening this past weekend with crowds rushing in to see the world’s [...]

Go ‘N Bananas installs ropes course at indoor FEC

Go ‘N Bananas associates attended the 2014 IAAPA Trade Show in Orlando, Florida and witnessed the fever of energy on the Sky Trail® set up [...]

Fritz’s Adventure brings family friendly attractions to Branson

Branson’s new $10 million “family adventure attraction,” Fritz’s Adventure, will feature a 3 level Sky Trail® Explorer ropes course, a non-automated Sky Rail™ [...]

Newest Jordan’s store features world’s largest indoor ropes course

Local media gathered at the Jordan’s Furniture store unveiling of it’s newest attraction: IT Adventure Ropes Course. Located in New [...]

Sky Trail® erected at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre

Passers-by watch as the brand new Sky Trail® Explorer takes shape on the banks of the River Tees in the Stockton [...]

Allegan company reaches new heights

As the amusement industry continues to grow, so does Ropes Courses, Inc. RCI has been a leader in the industry, [...]

“Norwegian Escape cruisers are learning the ropes”

Ropes Courses, Inc. and Norwegian Cruise Lines have partnering again for the third time to bring unique family leisure entertainment [...]

Killington Resort Opens Skye Ropes Course

The Skye Ropes Course recently opened at Killington Resort in Killington, VT. The 4 level Sky Trail® Explorer is being [...]

Audubon Nature Institute Celebrates Grand Opening of Kamba Kourse

The Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana celebrates the grand opening of  ‘Kamba Kourse’, a brand new ropes course attraction on [...]

Jordan’s Furniture unveils Sky Trail® attraction ‘Beanstalk’

Jordan’s Furniture in Reading, Massachusetts unveils ‘Beanstalk’, a brand new ropes course attraction to their store on December 12, 2014. [...]

Sandridge Sky Trail Set To Open On Oklahoma River

If you’re in Oklahoma this summer, you may want to be down by the river to experience a major attraction [...]

World’s Tallest Ropes Challenge Course Coming to Palisades Center

A five-level, custom designed ropes adventure course stands at 85 feet tall, and is the newest feature at the Pyramid [...]

UK’s Highest Indoor Rope Course Opens at Merry Hill

UK’s highest indoor rope course opened on Friday, November 9 at Merry Hill Shopping Centre. The Quest for Adventure Extreme was manufactured [...]

‘World’s Largest’ Ropes Challenge Course

The 3 level Canyon Climb Adventure is being custom-designed for Destiny by Ropes Courses Inc., which has partnered with WonderWorks [...]

Natural Bridge Caverns Takes to the Sky with Ropes Courses & Zip Lines

The Canopy Challenge Adventure Course recently opened at Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio, Texas. The custom Sky Trail® leads visitors [...]

QUICKjump: A Daring Addition to Sky Trail®!

The QUICKjump is a unique add-on attraction bound to provide bold participants with an exhilarating free-fall experience from the peak [...]

The top 4 reasons why businesses choose an interactive entertainment attraction

When thinking about expanding a business’s offerings, there are a few reasons that clients usually turn to us for the [...]

Sky Tykes®: The Ideal Kid-Friendly Attraction!

Catering to the pint-sized adventure seekers under 4’ tall, a Sky Tykes® ropes course uses the same specially engineered technology [...]

Go on, get lost: Is a maze the right adventure attraction for your business?

The minute a participant enters a maze, the race is on to solve the puzzle! Amaze’n Mazes™ provide quality, year-long [...]

New Single Slingline for all Installations

Allegan, Mich. (02/20/18) — The latest innovation in harness safety technology was recently introduced by Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) named [...]

RCI Delivers Big Fun on Kid-Sized Course

The Sky Tykes® ropes course, designed especially for kids ages 2-7 or under 48″ (1.2 m) tall, gets a new [...]

RCI Adds Amaze’n Mazes™ To Growing Portfolio

ALLEGAN, MI  – Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) recently acquired Colorado-based Amaze’n Mazes™ as they continue to form alliances and partnerships with companies [...]

RCI to Manufacture and Distribute Clip ‘n Climb®

Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) has signed a deal with New Zealand-based company, Clip ‘n Climb®, to manufacture their climbing structures [...]

The Team Behind the Scenes: R&D

When participants interact with an RCI product, like Sky Trail®, they don’t often consider the work that went into creating [...]

RCI is Hiring & You Could Be Who We’re Looking For

When a company is performing favorably, job openings are exciting for a variety of reasons. They signal positive growth, increased [...]

RCI to Debut New Products and Brand Identity at Upcoming IAAPA

Allegan, Mich. November 5, 2019 —  For the 16th year in a row, RCI Adventure Products, formerly known as Ropes [...]

Made in Michigan: Clip ‘n Climb® Facility Up & Running

In a multitude of ways 2018 was a year of tremendous growth for Ropes Courses Incorporated. Aside from accomplishments such [...]

Beat the Rush and Place Orders Ahead of Time

Need to replace a worn element or need additional equipment for your RCI attraction in a hurry? Let’s discuss ways [...]

New Single Slingline for all Installations

Allegan, Mich. (02/20/18) — The latest innovation in harness safety technology was recently introduced by Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) named [...]

First North American Manufacturer to Receive EN 1090 Certification

ALLEGAN, MI – Ropes Courses, Inc. was recently awarded EN 1090 certification, which states our fabrication and assembly of steel [...]

Ropes Courses, Inc. Announces New Vice President of Sales and Marketing

ALLEGAN, MI – Ropes Courses, Inc., a leading provider of adventure products, recently named Jon Weston as its new Vice [...]

South Korean RCI Distributors Anticipate Opening of Sky Trail® Attractions

Allegan, Mich. January 28, 2020 — Two Sky Trail® aerial attractions in South Korea are set to open to the [...]

Sky Trail® Now Open For Guests Inside American Dream Nickelodeon Universe

The 92 ft. tall Sky Trail® inside of the Nickelodeon Universe indoor theme park, a part of the larger American [...]

Zipline Korea, Inc. Sets Goal to Become RCI Distributor

Allegan, Mich. June 11, 2019 — The international division of Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) may soon add another company to [...]

Climb Korea Co., Ltd Working Towards RCI Distributor Title

Allegan, Mich. May 21, 2019 — Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) has increasingly been in communication with a growing group of [...]

RCI and Challenges Unlimited Form New Partnership

Allegan, Mich. March 20, 2019 — Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) has recently expanded its global reach even further thanks to [...]

RCI Recap: 2019 IAAPA Expo

The IAAPA Expo is officially over for this year, can you believe it?! Despite spending most of 2019 planning and [...]

RCI to Debut New Products and Brand Identity at Upcoming IAAPA

Allegan, Mich. November 5, 2019 —  For the 16th year in a row, RCI Adventure Products, formerly known as Ropes [...]

RCI To Attend Ski Area Management’s Summer Ops Camp

Allegan, Mich. August 23, 2019 — Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) is set to attend Ski Area Management’s annual Summer Ops [...]

RCI and LiggettVille Bring Adventure to Retail Realm at RECon

Allegan, Mich. May 14, 2019— Amidst approximately 40,000 industry professionals at this year’s International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) annual [...]

RCI Soon to Attend & Sponsor CircusTrix Conference

The 2019 trade show season has been a busy one to say the least for the RCI team. Though they [...]

RCI En Route to Seatrade Cruise Global

Allegan, Mich. April 2, 2019— Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) will soon be saying hello to the Sunshine State for the [...]

Seeing the World Through Trade Shows in 2019

Attending trade shows and conferences around the globe gets more exciting each year as RCI develops new partnerships, expands our [...]

IAAPA 2018: The RCI Booth And Beyond

Earlier this month RCI exhibited at the 2018 IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida from November 13-16 for the 15th [...]

RCI Builds Global Presence With Recent Trade Show Appearances

Allegan, Mich. Oct. 8, 2018  – Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) has spent much of 2018 expanding its global presence and [...]

Saudi Arabia: A domestic-leisure destination?

While many people don’t think of Saudi Arabia as a tourist destination, the Kingdom is looking to change that in [...]

Ropes Courses, Inc. at 2018 Asian Attractions Expo (AAE)

For the second consecutive year adventure attractions leader Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) will be in attendance at the 2018 Asian [...]

RCI Delivers Big Fun on Kid-Sized Course

The Sky Tykes® ropes course, designed especially for kids ages 2-7 or under 48″ (1.2 m) tall, gets a new [...]

Ropes Courses, Inc. & Global Partners Prepare for EAS in Berlin

Adventure attractions specialist, Ropes Courses Inc., (RCI) will be promoting its Sky Trail® ropes course, Sky Rail™ zip line and [...]

ROPES COURSES, INC. TO EXHIBIT AT ICSC: RECON EXPO IN LAS VEGAS

Ropes Courses, Inc., global designer and manufacturer of Sky Trail® ropes courses, will exhibit at the 2017 ICSC RECon Trade [...]

ROPES COURSES, INC. TO EXHIBIT AT DEAL IN DUBAI

Ropes Courses, Inc., global designer and manufacturer of Sky Trail® ropes courses, will exhibit at the 2017 DEAL Trade Show in [...]

Ropes Courses, Inc. To Exhibit at IAAPA Expo in Florida

Ropes Courses, Inc., global designer and manufacturer of Sky Trail® ropes courses, returns to Orlando, Florida to unveil new Sky [...]

Sky Trail® showcased at EAS in Barcelona

The premiere brand of Ropes Courses, Inc., Sky Trail® ropes courses, will be showcased at the Euro Attractions Show (EAS) [...]

IAAPA 2014

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014: Ropes Courses, Inc. introducers the Sky Trail® Seeker. [...]

RCI Recommends COVID-19 Precautionary Measures

We here at RCI want to help you however we can to ensure a healthy and safe experience for your [...]

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Active Entertainment

With the rise of virtual reality (VR) and technology-based innovations, it is sometimes easy to forget the true benefits that [...]

Breaking Down the Entertainment Needs for Hotels, Resorts & Casinos

When traveling to a specific destination and visiting a hotel, resort or a casino, it’s expected that the result will [...]

RCI Employee Spotlight: Director of International Sales

As you may already know, every newsletter we celebrate facilities that have recently had their new RCI attractions shipped or [...]

Youth Exercise Matters & RCI Products Can Help

Globally speaking, our children and young teens simply aren’t getting enough exercise according to a recent study produced by the [...]

The Entertainment Transformation of the MENA Region

The entertainment scene around the world is always changing and evolving but in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) [...]

RCI Property Spotlight

It is always exciting to explore another property spotlight but to kick off 2020 with a diverse collection of locations? [...]

The Team Behind the Scenes: R&D

When participants interact with an RCI product, like Sky Trail®, they don’t often consider the work that went into creating [...]

RCI is Hiring & You Could Be Who We’re Looking For

When a company is performing favorably, job openings are exciting for a variety of reasons. They signal positive growth, increased [...]

Client Spotlight: Main Event Entertainment

For our last blog of 2019 (cue shock and awe), we’d like to highlight a particular client of ours that [...]

2019 At a Glance: What We Did & What’s Next

Believe it or not it is somehow almost mid-December and 2019 as we know it is coming to a close. [...]

7 Operator Tips For the Holiday Season

Somehow it is already December, the holidays are only weeks away and tons of people will soon be taking time [...]

RCI Recap: 2019 IAAPA Expo

The IAAPA Expo is officially over for this year, can you believe it?! Despite spending most of 2019 planning and [...]

FAQs: What it Takes to Become a Sky Trail® Operator

Have you ever seen or experienced a Sky Trail® aerial attraction and thought, “Wow, I wish I could be the [...]

Why We Attend IAAPA: Q&A with Sales Staff

Next week will mark our 16th year attending the IAAPA Expo held in Orlando, Florida. Our whole team of sales [...]

Say Hello to a New Era of Us

In 1989, we started off as a company with a product portfolio that consisted of traditional tree-to-tree ropes courses, cable [...]

Doing Halloween the RCI Way

Halloween is finally here! Yes, it’s the only day of the year where you can assume an entirely new persona [...]

4 Reasons Why You Need to Attend the IAAPA Expo

It’s almost time for our biggest trade show of the year, the IAAPA Expo, held in Orlando, Florida from November [...]

Outdoors vs. Indoors: 3 Things to Consider with Your Next Attraction

The process of adding a new attraction is always exciting. More for your guests to explore, increased revenue over time [...]

3 Ways Your Facility Can Take Advantage of the Spooky Season

There’s something mysterious in the air which can only mean one thing: it’s almost Halloween! Yes, as of now there [...]

Social Media Spotlight: 5 Clients You Should Check Out

We love seeing our clients share the many experiences that their customers are having via social media. It just goes [...]

How to Calculate ROI with your attractions in mind

When most people buy things for themselves, they’re content with only what it does for them but if you’re a [...]

We’re At IAAPA Expo Europe – again!

It is finally time for our trip abroad to the 2019 IAAPA Expo Europe (formerly known as the Euro Attractions [...]

Its name is QuickFlight: Dare to Try?

Awhile back we published a blog as part of our 2019 1st quarter newsletter that informed clients of the adrenaline [...]

Time to Clean: Dirty Equipment Be Gone

Keeping in line with our owner-centric blog last week, we thought it would be helpful to continue the trend and [...]

Summer’s Ending: 3 Things You Need to Do Before It’s Really Over

The end of summer is nigh and frankly it’s hard to believe, let alone accept. It seems like just yesterday [...]

RCI Heads to Summer Camp

Who said only kids can go off to a summer camp surrounded by all types of majestic flora and natural [...]

Expand Your Products and Business with RCI

Whether you own a family entertainment center that’s regularly teeming with activity, an energetic amusement park, or even a wildlife [...]

How to Step Up & Cultivate a Strong Team

In the world of family entertainment centers (or FECs for short), saying day-to-day operations move fast is an understatement. There [...]

Elevate Your Team Building Experience with Sky Trail®

Just the very thought of team building may cause you to cringe, feel uncomfortable and experience a sudden bout of [...]

RCI Property Spotlight

Every quarter we are able to shine our spotlight down on a handful of facilities that have either recently had [...]

Require Inspector Training? You Can Come To Us!

Before any staff member can operate a Sky Trail®, Clip ‘n Climb® climbing walls or a Sky Tykes® attraction, they [...]

Your Questions about LMS Answered

Whether you are a trainee currently taking the test that will grant you operator status or you are a company [...]

Welcoming Unharnessed NetPlay to the RCI Family

Debuting a new product and having it join a growing adventure products portfolio without a doubt results in an elated [...]

Client-Friendly, Revamped & Sleek: Our New Website

A company’s website can say a lot about how they operate and how much they consider their customers when making [...]

The Unique Power Held By Recreation Centers

Inside many communities there stands one building. It can range from small to expansive, a bit outdated to highly state-of-the-art, [...]

5 Reasons Why Your Ski Resort Needs Summer Attractions ASAP

Whether you own or operate a winter-weather dependent destination, you’re familiar with the feeling of watching the glistening snow disappear [...]

Stay Awhile in this New Realm of Retail

It’s not uncommon to have heard the statement “the world of retail is changing” in the last few months let [...]

Until Next Year, IAAPA Expo Asia

Shanghai. It happens to be China’s largest city with 26.32 million inhabitants and this year, was the site of the [...]

Q & A with Sky Zone’s Jay Riley!

In 2018, Ropes Courses Incorporated (RCI) collaborated with major player in the trampoline industry, Sky Zone Trampoline Parks, to provide [...]

The Next Level Nature of Cruise Ship Entertainment

With the weather warming up and the summer season practically knocking on everyone’s doors, vacation is without a doubt on [...]

Third Time’s the Charm: Attending IAAPA Expo Asia

In just one week RCI will be in the shining metropolis that is Shanghai, China for the three-day long 2019 [...]

3 Reasons Why Dry Attractions Are Ideal for Water Parks

While summer may still be a month away at this point, there’s no ignoring that the heat is already here [...]

Resurrect “Dead” Space with New Entertainment

If you are a business owner who regularly entertains the public your goal should be to make every part of [...]

How Can Museums Entertain?

Museums are wonderful places. They teach us about the rich history of the world through carefully curated exhibits, perfectly preserved [...]

Bigger Than Ever: Cinemas Evolved

When you hear the words “movie theater”, what do you picture? It’s probably safe to assume that you envision rows [...]

Tourism & In-Destination Excitement in Asia

Traveling to a new part of the world can be incredibly exciting and let’s be honest, a little intimidating. What [...]

RCI Property Spotlight

It is always exciting for us to share a few sneak peeks of RCI attractions that are entering the installation [...]

RCI Is Now 30 Years Strong

It has been quite a ride for Ropes Courses Incorporated these past 30 years in business. From humble beginnings constructing [...]

Prep Yourself for the Summer Rush

It’s hard to believe that the warmer months of 2019 are already almost upon us. Summer will be here in [...]

Meet RCI’s Installation & Training, Audit and Inspections Managers!

The RCI team is one with loads of passion for the products we create and the people we serve. As [...]

RCI Soon to Attend & Sponsor CircusTrix Conference

The 2019 trade show season has been a busy one to say the least for the RCI team. Though they [...]

How Does Fun Climbing Compete with Tradition?

Climbing has long been a taxing activity that challenges anyone who wishes to partake in it. Nowadays, there are multiple [...]

Beyond the Playground: Why is the Act of Play So Important?

There is one four letter word that we all come to understand very early on in our lives: play. It’s [...]

More Than Just Fun & Games: The Impact of Amusement Parks in India

It is an undisputed fact that people around the world want to be entertained and have fun with their friends [...]

How Businesses Can Connect with Younger Generations

It’s downright impossible to miss out on either hearing or seeing one particular word these days.Truthfully, you might have to [...]

Stronger Together Through Community Partnerships

Approaching a project, whether it be large scale or a bit more bite-size, can feel daunting when it needs to [...]

Ports of Call: Entertaining Families On Dry Land

If you are in search of a relaxing yet diversified trip, you might choose to embark on a cruise. Cruise [...]

Shopping for Your Home Just Got Adventurous

In the past, going out shopping meant strolling down the aisles of a department store, feasting on quick meals at [...]

Middle East: Skyscrapers, Shopping and…FECs?

Over the years, increasing amounts of tourists have flocked to the Middle East & North Africa region (MENA) for work, [...]

The Magic of Experiential Education at Camps

When you think back on all of your childhood memories, do any of them involve you at camp? Maybe you [...]

Tickets & Time: What are the limits?

Anytime a new attraction is installed inside or outside of a facility, questions soon follow. These can be related to [...]

Perfect Catch? RCI Attractions Inside Sports Facilities

Taking a trip with the family out to the ballpark, basketball arena, football stadium or even soccer stadium used to [...]

Immersive Entertainment Meets Retail

Shopping malls and other retail spaces around the world, but particularly those in the United States, are experiencing a metamorphosis. [...]

5 Ways to Increase Attendance

All around the globe people are regularly seeking out ways to have fun and spend quality time with friends and [...]

The Evolution of QuickJump to QuickFlight

Whether you are familiar with the QuickJump free-fall product or have yet to hear about it, this device is for [...]

RCI Property Spotlight

When a new attraction is opened to the public, be it a Sky Trail® or Sky Tykes® attraction or even [...]

Seeing the World Through Trade Shows in 2019

Attending trade shows and conferences around the globe gets more exciting each year as RCI develops new partnerships, expands our [...]

Made in Michigan: Clip ‘n Climb® Facility Up & Running

In a multitude of ways 2018 was a year of tremendous growth for Ropes Courses Incorporated. Aside from accomplishments such [...]

From Concept to Reality : Design Department

At RCI, we value what each team member brings to the table. We also love showcasing different departments so that [...]

IAAPA 2018: The RCI Booth And Beyond

Earlier this month RCI exhibited at the 2018 IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida from November 13-16 for the 15th [...]

Growing in Size : Aftermarket Sales Department

As RCI grows, so does our staff! One department that recently grew in terms of its members is Aftermarket Sales. [...]

Labor Day: Have Fun with Safety in Mind

We hope your summer has been one to remember – lots of sunshine, smiling guests and good food of course. [...]

Clip ‘n Climb®: Family Entertainment Gone Vertical!

A fresh take on the world of traditional climbing, Clip ’n Climb® provides visitors with a variety of vertical activities [...]

Saudi Arabia: A domestic-leisure destination?

While many people don’t think of Saudi Arabia as a tourist destination, the Kingdom is looking to change that in [...]

QUICKjump: A Daring Addition to Sky Trail®!

The QUICKjump is a unique add-on attraction bound to provide bold participants with an exhilarating free-fall experience from the peak [...]

Beat the Rush and Place Orders Ahead of Time

Need to replace a worn element or need additional equipment for your RCI attraction in a hurry? Let’s discuss ways [...]

The top 4 reasons why businesses choose an interactive entertainment attraction

When thinking about expanding a business’s offerings, there are a few reasons that clients usually turn to us for the [...]

Sky Trail®: Limitless By Design

Sky Trail® aerial attractions know no bounds. They can be incorporated into a range of facilities whether they operate predominantly [...]

New Installations Around the World

With each coming year, a new crop of facilities become proud owners of a Sky Trail® aerial attraction. It is [...]

Does the attraction manufacturer you’re considering offer online training? We do!

There is a visible gap in our industry between the cutting edge technology that manufacturers use to create amusement attractions [...]

Sky Tykes®: The Ideal Kid-Friendly Attraction!

Catering to the pint-sized adventure seekers under 4’ tall, a Sky Tykes® ropes course uses the same specially engineered technology [...]

What do an aquarium, a retail shopping center, and cruise ship have in common?

At first thought, an aquarium, a retail shopping center, and a cruise ship have very little in common, right? While [...]

Go on, get lost: Is a maze the right adventure attraction for your business?

The minute a participant enters a maze, the race is on to solve the puzzle! Amaze’n Mazes™ provide quality, year-long [...]

Can RCI manufacture an attraction for us and operate the attraction also?

Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) recently attended RECon 2018 and had the opportunity to network with a lot of developers. One [...]

We’re coming to the Asia Leisure Market!

The RCI team is so excited to announce that we’re expanding into the Asia leisure activity market with 3 new [...]

A Day in the Life at RCI: Installation Crew

Our clients always find it interesting to get to know more about the folks behind the products that they love. [...]

Ropes Courses, Inc. at 2018 Asian Attractions Expo (AAE)

For the second consecutive year adventure attractions leader Ropes Courses, Inc. (RCI) will be in attendance at the 2018 Asian [...]

Welcome Steve Morse to the RCI family!

RCI recently had another new addition to our growing adventure team so we thought we would keep that spotlight burning [...]

Meet Our New Services & Training Staff Member!

We think our staff at RCI are pretty rad, so when we have a new addition to the team, we [...]

Trade Show Bound in 2018: Where Will RCI Appear?

Much like the previous year, 2018 has been full of trade show appearances for RCI! In the last few months, [...]

Sky Trail® Property Spotlight

No matter where it ends up being installed, it’s always exciting to see a brand new Sky Trail® ropes course [...]

Refreshed & Efficient: 2018 Equipment Catalog

It is important to keep all equipment up to date and in tip-top shape so participants can safely interact with [...]

Allegan Event: West Michigan’s Ultimate Hang Out

The emerging city of Allegan, Michigan has been the proud home to a new and exciting entertainment venue since its [...]

Ropes Courses, Inc. Gears Up for DEAL 2018

We are happy to return to the Dubai Entertainment Amusement & Leisure Show (DEAL) for the second time to speak [...]

Property Spotlight

Sky Trail® ropes courses entertain guests all around the world in many types of settings. Here’s a few locations with [...]

RCI Staff Spotlight

The RCI shipping department is made up of 4 outstanding individuals that ensure that our quality reaches your door in [...]

New Sky Trail® Element Options

The 2017 IAAPA Expo was extremely beneficial for the RCI team and overall a blast to experience! It is always [...]

Product Portfolio Expansion

We are immensely proud to welcome not one, but two new adventurous products into the family in 2017. The acquisition [...]

Learn Upon LMS: Power to the Trainer

RCI has upgraded to a more user-friendly and efficient learning management system (LMS) for operator training! The new system, Learn [...]

7 Operator Tips For the Holiday Season

Somehow it is already December, the holidays are only weeks away and tons of people will soon be taking time [...]

FAQs: What it Takes to Become a Sky Trail® Operator

Have you ever seen or experienced a Sky Trail® aerial attraction and thought, “Wow, I wish I could be the [...]

RCI Sky Trail® Set to Bring Summer Fun to Big Bear Snow Play

Allegan, Mich. June 26, 2019 —  A cold weather favorite, Big Bear Snow Play, has chosen to add a Sky [...]

Jump Up Trampoline Park Welcomes RCI Attractions in Bahrain

Allegan, Mich. March 1, 2019—This spring, the family friendly trampoline park, Jump Up, will feature a Sky Trail® aerial attraction, [...]

LuLu’s Restaurant in North Myrtle Beach to Open New Sky Trail®

Allegan, Mich. Jan. 29, 2019—Lucy “LuLu” Buffett, owner of three popular LuLu’s restaurants in Destin, Florida; Gulf Shores, Alabama; and [...]

Puerto Rico Opens Second Sky Trail® in the Heart of Outlet 66 Mall

Allegan, Mich. Dec. 12, 2018—After recovery from Hurricane Maria in September 2017, business and recreation is on the upswing for [...]

Australian Shopping Centres Climbing New Heights

Published by Highgate Group : There is no doubt that Australian shopping centres are moving towards an inclusive community experience. Look [...]

Enormous Sky Trail® Installation Planned for American Dream

Allegan, Mich. September 25, 2018— With an expected opening date set for spring of 2019, the expansive retail and entertainment [...]

Two-Story Sky Trail® at Trampo Extreme in Muscat, Oman Marks 1st in Country

Allegan, Mich. August 5, 2018—Trampo Extreme opened an indoor Sky Trail® aerial attraction in Muscat, Oman in April with a [...]

We’re coming to the Asia Leisure Market!

The RCI team is so excited to announce that we’re expanding into the Asia leisure activity market with 3 new [...]

Big Cedar Lodge Debuts Sky Trail® Ropes Course

Allegan, Mich. May 1, 2018—Big Cedar Lodge, America’s premier wilderness resort located 10 miles south of Branson in Ridgedale, Missouri [...]

Allegan Event Center Now Officially Open To Public

Allegan, Mich. (Mar. 20, 2018) — After a “soft” opening at the end of December 2017, the much-anticipated Allegan Event [...]

Sky Trail® Ropes Course Welcomed Aboard the Carnival Cruise Ship Horizon

Allegan, Mich. (February 28, 2018) — When the Carnival Horizon ship sets off on its maiden voyage April 2, 2018 [...]

Apex Entertainment maximizes fun with Sky Trail

MARLBOROUGH, MA – The brand new Apex Entertainment Center is set to open December 18, 2017 and will be debuting [...]

Wilson’s Lifestyle Centre installs a 220 degree Sky Rail™

Saskatoon, SK, Canada – Wilson’s Lifestyle Centre, a retail-meets-entertainment facility in the city of Saskatoon, is the first customer to [...]

Hooplas Xtreme Family Fun takes shape with new Sky Trail® ropes course

A Sky Trail® adventure high ropes course with a 60-foot curved Sky Rail™ zip line will soon be the premiere [...]

Sky Trail® debuts in Doha, Qatar

Doha, Qatar – Ropes Courses, Inc. recently supervised the installation of a custom Sky Trail® ropes course located within the [...]

First Sky Trail® aboard a MSC cruise ship: Meraviglia

ALLEGAN, MI – Ropes Courses, Inc. has manufactured Sky Trail® ropes courses for 3 out of the 4 largest cruise [...]

Daytona Lagoon Unveils New Ropes Course

DAYTONA BEACH, FL  – Daytona Lagoon, the premier family-friendly water park and a year-round mega family entertainment center located in Daytona [...]

Allegan Event Z!P hosts their Grand Opening on June 10

ALLEGAN, MI – The final countdown is on for the grand opening of Allegan’s premier adventure attraction, Allegan Event Z!P. [...]

Carnegie Science Center Adds Sky Trail®

PITTSBURGH, PA – Highmark SportsWorks®, located at Carnegie Science Center, has a mission to inspire learning and curiosity by uniting [...]

Overlook Adventure Park Opens Sky Trail® in Decatur, Illinois

A Sky Trail® high ropes course is set to open April 1 at the Decatur Park District’s Overlook Adventure Park in Decatur, [...]

Ropes Courses, Inc. Provides Sky Trail® To Seascape’s Aerial Entertainment

MIRAMAR BEACH, FL – Family adventure attraction specialist, Ropes Courses, Inc., announces their premiere product, a Sky Trail® ropes course, [...]

Sky Trail® to be installed at Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center

Ropes Courses, Inc. is excited to announce one of its newest installations of their Sky Trail® ropes course attraction as part of a [...]

Galaxy Fun Park to open space walk Sky Trail®

RALEIGH, NC – The brand new indoor recreation facility, Galaxy Fun Park, is set to open this Friday, Sept. 23, [...]

Hattiesburg Zoo Adds New 4 Story Aerial Ropes Course

There’s a new way to test your limits at the Hattiesburg Zoo on the Sky Trail® and Sky Tykes® adventure [...]

UK MAJOR THEME PARK ADDS SKY TRAIL®

UK based adventure specialist company Innovative Leisure recently completed a large Sky Trail® installation for Drayton Manor Theme Park in [...]

New Sky Trail® attraction is the mountain for beginners

Two ropes courses, the Sky Trail® and the Sky Tykes®, were recently installed by Faszinatour, the European distributor of Sky [...]

Kuwait’s first indoor Sky Trail® at TRAMPO sports facility

Ropes Courses, Inc. recently installed a one-level Sky Trail® Navigator at the TRAMPO sports facility inside Murouj Mall. It is [...]

Jenkinson’s New Sky Trail Designed to Capture Millennial Attention

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk is the proud new owner of a Sky Trail® Navigator complete with a 70-foot long Sky Rail™ zip [...]

Former Revel Casino Hotel Buys Sky Trail® Navigator

Glenn Straub, owner of Polo North, recently signed a contract with Ropes Courses Inc. for a 12 pole, 2 level [...]

Wahooz Family Fun Zone Expansion includes Sky Trail® Navigator

Wahooz Family Fun Zone is undergoing a huge 17,000 square-foot, 4 story expansion at their family entertainment center located in Meridian, Idaho. [...]

YMCA Promotes Physical Activity with Sky Trail®

Ropes Courses, Inc. recently installed a 5 pole, 2 level Sky Trail® Explorer inside the South Shore YMCA Emilson Branch in [...]

Air Trail Tees Barrage: UK’s biggest Sky Trail®

Air Trail, the 4 story Sky Trail® Explorer is set to open on the banks of the River Tees in the [...]

IPlay America Installs New Jersey’s Largest Indoor Sky Trail

iPlay America, a very well-known indoor entertainment facility, announced earlier this month their $2.5 million expansion plan to take place [...]

Sky Trail® becomes It Adventure Ropes Course in New Haven

New Haven’s newest entity, Jordan’s Furniture, celebrated it’s grand opening this past weekend with crowds rushing in to see the world’s [...]

Go ‘N Bananas installs ropes course at indoor FEC

Go ‘N Bananas associates attended the 2014 IAAPA Trade Show in Orlando, Florida and witnessed the fever of energy on the Sky Trail® set up [...]

Fritz’s Adventure brings family friendly attractions to Branson

Branson’s new $10 million “family adventure attraction,” Fritz’s Adventure, will feature a 3 level Sky Trail® Explorer ropes course, a non-automated Sky Rail™ [...]

Newest Jordan’s store features world’s largest indoor ropes course

Local media gathered at the Jordan’s Furniture store unveiling of it’s newest attraction: IT Adventure Ropes Course. Located in New [...]

Sky Trail® erected at Tees Barrage International White Water Centre

Passers-by watch as the brand new Sky Trail® Explorer takes shape on the banks of the River Tees in the Stockton [...]

“Norwegian Escape cruisers are learning the ropes”

Ropes Courses, Inc. and Norwegian Cruise Lines have partnering again for the third time to bring unique family leisure entertainment [...]

Killington Resort Opens Skye Ropes Course

The Skye Ropes Course recently opened at Killington Resort in Killington, VT. The 4 level Sky Trail® Explorer is being [...]

Audubon Nature Institute Celebrates Grand Opening of Kamba Kourse

The Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana celebrates the grand opening of  ‘Kamba Kourse’, a brand new ropes course attraction on [...]

IAAPA 2014

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2014: Ropes Courses, Inc. introducers the Sky Trail® Seeker. [...]

Jordan’s Furniture unveils Sky Trail® attraction ‘Beanstalk’

Jordan’s Furniture in Reading, Massachusetts unveils ‘Beanstalk’, a brand new ropes course attraction to their store on December 12, 2014. [...]

UK’s Highest Indoor Rope Course Opens at Merry Hill

UK’s highest indoor rope course opened on Friday, November 9 at Merry Hill Shopping Centre. The Quest for Adventure Extreme was manufactured [...]

‘World’s Largest’ Ropes Challenge Course

The 3 level Canyon Climb Adventure is being custom-designed for Destiny by Ropes Courses Inc., which has partnered with WonderWorks [...]

Natural Bridge Caverns Takes to the Sky with Ropes Courses & Zip Lines

The Canopy Challenge Adventure Course recently opened at Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio, Texas. The custom Sky Trail® leads visitors [...]