Weekend Reads Terrifying start to Windsor family's March break when large duct falls into pool at Kalahari resort

02:52  13 march  2018
02:52  13 march  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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In 2015, a new family -friendly attraction will open when the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center welcomes its first PA guests. The Poconos Kalahari Resort will be the third in a chain of African-themed indoor water park hotels.

Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP -- What was supposed to be a fun day at Kalahari Resort in the Poconos turned into a nightmare for a group of youngsters and their families Thursday.

a group of people in a room: A large portion of duct fell into the pool area at a Kalahari water resort in Sandusky, Ohio on Monday. Several Windsor families were at the resort when it happened.© Brooke Seff/Twitter A large portion of duct fell into the pool area at a Kalahari water resort in Sandusky, Ohio on Monday. Several Windsor families were at the resort when it happened.

Tasha Hummel said her family spent about three uninterrupted hours together Monday at the start of their family vacation before a terrifying incident interrupted their March break plans.

They had just arrived at the popular Kalahari water resort in Sandusky, Ohio, when a large portion of tubing fell from the ceiling right into the wave pool area where people were swimming.

It happened as Hummell and her husband were using the washroom, right before walking over to watch their two kids, aged 12 and 15, play basketball.

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Kalahari Resort 1305 Kalahari Dr Wisconsin Dells, WI. A week and a half later, my daughter started getting bite marks when she woke up in the morning. I just spent New Years with my family at Kalahari Wisconsin Dells and saw no evidence what-so-ever of bed bugs, dirty linens, spiders, etc.

The resort boasts the state’ s largest indoor water park, a 125,000 square foot park with slides, a wave pool and a lazy river. If your children prefer dry play, spend some time at the Kalahari Indoor Theme Park, which Resorts for Families in Niagara Falls , Ontario. Waterparks Near Northwest Arkansas.

"In that 5 minutes that we had gone to the bathroom and were going to walk over to where they were, this thing collapsed," said Hummell. "All I was thinking was 'Were my kids in this pool?' As a mom it was just pure fear, I was scared."

Hummell and her husband split up immediately, desperately searching for their kids in a very chaotic scene.

"I just saw other parents running around and crying and little kids crying that were in the wave pool when it fell and scared," she said.

One lifeguard looked to have been hit in the head by the tube, and other people were visibly injured said Hummell.

"I know it had hit one of the lifeguards directly in the head and I had seen another lifeguard walking around being escorted — being held up pretty much — by other people, his head was cut open. I had heard that some people got rushed to the hospital."

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When to go: Weekend and holiday rates are highest. The lowest rates disappear during spring break , mid- March through mid-April. Kalahari . This large resort includes lobby shops, restaurants and a large indoor theme park, and it' s next to a 10-screen cinema.

Staff were trying to evacuate the pool area where Hummell and her husband set a 'family meeting place' for her and her kids.

"At that point they said they had sent everyone out to the arcade area and as a mom I kind of lost it. I said 'You sent kids out to an arcade area unguarded no shoes no nothing?' at which point they said you should have had a meeting area."

After 45 minutes, she found her kids with no injuries to report. But Hummell said there needs to be a better plan.

"There was clearly no direction and clearly no preparation for an emergency situation like this," she said.

She said she feels for the resort staff who were trying to do everything they could to assist guests.

After the ordeal was over, Hummell and her family were headed off the site for a dinner with another Windsor family they had met while searching for their kids.

Both families are planning to spend the night at Kalahari, but aren't sure if the incident will change their holiday plans.

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