EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- World-class developers Triple Five and resort operating group SNOW Operating are proud to announce North America's first 365 day a year indoor ski and snowboard park, "Big SNOW America," at American Dream New Jersey.
Standing 12-stories tall and spanning more than 180,000 square-feet, Big SNOW America will offer year-round skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing, alongside indoor snow play and event space. A collection of ski and snowboard retail stores dubbed "The Shops @ Big SNOW" will surround the snow park. Offering customers the latest in equipment, accessories and fashion outerwear, the unique assortment of shops will provide a shopping experience unlike anything else.
"American Dream is the biggest and most exciting opportunity in the snow business and we are really proud to be part of it. Big SNOW America will redefine what is possible in terms of the skiing and snowboarding guest experience. It is a dream come true to have the SNOW Operating team manage Big SNOW America. I have no doubt that American Dream will instantly become an iconic destination for the NY Metropolitan area and beyond," Joe Hession, CEO of SNOW Operating.
Guests at Big SNOW America will experience what life at a big mountain resort is like, complete with equipment rentals, lessons, ski chalet, shopping village and après ski lounge. Big SNOW America will offer guest experience packages for all ability levels, taking advantage of SNOW Operating's award-winning Terrain Based Learning™ methods and utilizing the most cutting-edge ski and snowboard technologies and equipment.
"We are thrilled to team up with the best in the business. If you are a ski or snowboard enthusiast you have been to one of SNOW's partner mountains such as Killington, Aspen or Whistler. Whether learning to ski or snowboard, testing out the latest equipment, or just having fun - Big SNOW America will deliver an experience like no other. Big SNOW America together with our indoor DreamWorks waterpark, theme park and other first class attractions is what will make American Dream a true destination for locals and tourists alike," Don Ghermezian, President Triple Five.
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About American Dream
American Dream, a world-class destination, is being developed by Triple Five Group of Companies, owners of the two largest shopping and entertainment centers in North America – Mall of America and West Edmonton Mall.
American Dream, is approximately 3 million square feet. American Dream will redefine the customer experience in shopping and leisure with a unique combination of retail, dining, entertainment and attractions - all in one location. Anchor retail tenants Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor -- along with over 450 retail, food and specialty shops -- are complimented by North America's largest fully-enclosed indoor DreamWorks Water Park, Amusement Park and the 12-story Big Snow America Indoor Ski & Snow park; a 1,500 seat live Performing Arts Theater; 285-foot tall Observation Wheel; luxury movie theatres by Cinemex; Sea Life Aquarium & Lego Discovery Center; NHL-size Ice Rink; and an 18-hole miniature golf course. The center also features The Collections, a 460,000 square foot separate and distinct shopping environment, featuring Hermes and other luxury brands from around the globe. The Dining Terrace showcases an assortment of fifteen full-service restaurants, in a park like setting, where the culinary options will please even the most discriminating palate.
American Dream is located in New Jersey at the Meadowlands Sports Complex at the intersection of three major highways – I-95, Route 3, Route 120 - that service over 100 Million vehicles annually. American Dream is in the heart of the New York Metropolitan area with over 21 million residents and 58 million domestic and international tourists annually. The project is serviced by three of the largest airports in the US – Newark, LaGuardia and JFK International with 117 million travelers annually and is connected by rail service in and out of Penn Station New York.
About SNOW Operating
SNOW Operating is a company that was founded with a mission to help grow the ski and snowboard industry. They are widely renowned as authorities in resort operation and for using the latest advancements in technique and technology to provide the highest levels of resort guest experiences. Through a process-driven approach they work with their partners to maximize profitability while focusing on improving the guest experience. SNOW Operating is currently partnered with and have implemented their award-winning Terrain Based Learning™ Program at 32 resorts across North America including: Killington, VT, Jiminy Peak, MA, Camelback, PA, Aspen Snowmass, CO and Whistler Blackcomb, BC. For more information, visit snowoperating.com.
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