Attraction Industry News

Order Spare Parts for your ropes course

RCI Adventure Products recommends maintaining an inventory of spare parts for general maintenance needs and up help avoid course downtime.

Bringing Adventure to the Global Community

Nearly half of RCI Adventure Products current projects are overseas, as the global attractions market continues to flourish.

Sky Trail® Expansion Opportunity: Sky Tour®

Sky Tour® is a point-to-point zipline adventure that integrates with a Sky Trail® ropes course, giving guests a new, thrilling [...]

Introducing Adventure Tykes Net Play Attraction

Answering the call from customers looking for a new attraction that requires minimal staffing, RCI has introduced Adventure Tykes.

Sky Tour® Ropes Course Opens in Phoenix Area

Pecan Lake Entertainment outside of Phoenix features a custom-designed 3-level Sky Trail ropes course and Sky Tour zip line adventure.

Adventure courses on cruise ships

RCI Adventure Products will be exhibiting at Seatrade Cruise Global in April, excited for the opportunity to connect with the [...]

Sky Trail® ropes course in Dubai

RCI Adventure Products just concluded the 2024 DEAL tradeshow in Dubai.

Sky Trail® adventure course helps children’s museum reach wider audience

TERRE HAUTE - Adding an aerial adventure ropes course to the children's museum helped it broaden its target audience.

Ropes course at museum leads to closer guest interactions

ROCHESTER - Strong Museum in New York installed a high and low ropes course in 2021.

Grand Opening at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

FORT WAYNE – The Bamboo Forest Adventure Play will officially open tomorrow! The new ropes course at the Fort Wayne [...]

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 [...]

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Sky Tour® Ropes Course Opens in Phoenix Area

Pecan Lake Entertainment outside of Phoenix features a custom-designed 3-level Sky Trail ropes course and Sky Tour zip line adventure.

Sky Trail® ropes course in Dubai

RCI Adventure Products just concluded the 2024 DEAL tradeshow in Dubai.

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 [...]

Outdoor ropes course at ski resort

Sasquatch Mountain Resort in British Columbia opened their Sky Trail® ropes course in 2023, helping support the resort during the [...]

Sky Trail® Expansion Opportunity: Sky Tour®

Sky Tour® is a point-to-point zipline adventure that integrates with a Sky Trail® ropes course, giving guests a new, thrilling [...]

Ropes Course for Agritourism Businesses

RCI Adventure Products continues to receive inquires from the agritourism industry on attractions to support family farms, orchards, wineries and [...]

Introducing Adventure Tykes Net Play Attraction

Answering the call from customers looking for a new attraction that requires minimal staffing, RCI has introduced Adventure Tykes.

Sky Tour® Ropes Course Opens in Phoenix Area

Pecan Lake Entertainment outside of Phoenix features a custom-designed 3-level Sky Trail ropes course and Sky Tour zip line adventure.

Sky Trail® adventure course helps children’s museum reach wider audience

TERRE HAUTE - Adding an aerial adventure ropes course to the children's museum helped it broaden its target audience.

Ropes course at museum leads to closer guest interactions

ROCHESTER - Strong Museum in New York installed a high and low ropes course in 2021.

Grand Opening at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

FORT WAYNE – The Bamboo Forest Adventure Play will officially open tomorrow! The new ropes course at the Fort Wayne [...]

SkyLark Ridge celebrates 1-year anniversary at Binder Park Zoo

BATTLE CREEK – Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of their Charles & Lynn Zhang [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bringing Adventure to the Global Community

Nearly half of RCI Adventure Products current projects are overseas, as the global attractions market continues to flourish.

Adventure courses on cruise ships

RCI Adventure Products will be exhibiting at Seatrade Cruise Global in April, excited for the opportunity to connect with the [...]

Sky Trail® ropes course in Dubai

RCI Adventure Products just concluded the 2024 DEAL tradeshow in Dubai.

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.

Ropes Course for Agritourism Businesses

RCI Adventure Products continues to receive inquires from the agritourism industry on attractions to support family farms, orchards, wineries and [...]

World’s Largest Ropes Course

RCI Adventure Products has built some of the largest free-standing ropes courses in the world, both indoor and outdoor.

Introducing Adventure Tykes Net Play Attraction

Answering the call from customers looking for a new attraction that requires minimal staffing, RCI has introduced Adventure Tykes.

Sky Tour® Ropes Course Opens in Phoenix Area

Pecan Lake Entertainment outside of Phoenix features a custom-designed 3-level Sky Trail ropes course and Sky Tour zip line adventure.

Adventure courses on cruise ships

RCI Adventure Products will be exhibiting at Seatrade Cruise Global in April, excited for the opportunity to connect with the [...]

Grand Opening at Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

FORT WAYNE – The Bamboo Forest Adventure Play will officially open tomorrow! The new ropes course at the Fort Wayne [...]

SkyLark Ridge celebrates 1-year anniversary at Binder Park Zoo

BATTLE CREEK – Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of their Charles & Lynn Zhang [...]

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 [...]

Order Spare Parts for your ropes course

RCI Adventure Products recommends maintaining an inventory of spare parts for general maintenance needs and up help avoid course downtime.

Ropes course at museum leads to closer guest interactions

ROCHESTER - Strong Museum in New York installed a high and low ropes course in 2021.

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 [...]