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Featuring 60,000 sq. ft. of indoor water attractions under a retractable roof, an outdoor Water Park with a wave pool and a leisure pool, a 3,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art arcade games, and a full-service cafe!

Tourist Attractions & Parks / JUN 2021

Waterparks Make Plans for a New Year

Regarding renovations at Sahara Sam’s in West Berlin, N.J., Brandon Moore, regional operations director, said its main focus will be on appearance, particularly in high-traffic areas.

California Business Journal / Jun 2021


In the last year punctured by the pandemic, new ownership at Boomers has invested $7M for upgrades in equipment and pristine maintenance at the national Family Entertainment Center as the entertainment model for returning customers.

Forbes / MAY 2021

Four Innovative Strategies On How FECs Can Succeed In The 'New Normal'

Last spring, thousands of family entertainment centers around the country were forced to shut down because of the Covid-19 pandemic, which caused huge financial losses from attempts to prevent the spread of the virus.

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IAAPA / May 2021

Funworld: Ideas in Bloom

Renovating indoor and outdoor dining areas can reignite guests’ interest in these locations, says Tim Murphy, CEO of the Boomers Parks chain of FECs and water parks.

Alan Kim and Tim Murphy
Amusement Today / Irvine, Ca / May 2021

Boomers Parks host birthday party for Alan S. Kim, featured child actor in Oscar nominated movie ‘Minari’

Joined by his parents and a small group of friends, Kim, a huge fan and guest of the Boomers park in Irvine, scaled the rock-climbing wall, drove go-karts, played air hockey and crammed in as much time as he could playing many of the arcade games.

Tim Murphy CEO Boomers Parks

Tim Murphy - CEO Boomers Parks

Tim Murphy is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Boomers Parks where he helped the private equity firm, Cerberus, acquire the assets of Apex Parks – for Boomers, Big Kahuna’s Water Park, Sahara Sam’s Water Park & LA SpeedZone.

What's What BR / Baton Rouge, LA / Apr 2021

What’s What BR With Tim Murphy And Brandon Moore Of BOOMERS

In This Episode Of What’s What BR, We Talk About How COVID-19 Has Affected The Travel & Tourism Industry – Specifically, To Parks.

KTNV / Las Vegas, NV / Apr 2021

Morning Blend: Executive Lifestyle

Boomers Parks are ready to offer your family a safe and healthy but fun experience!

92.7 WOBM / Ocean County, NJ / Mar 2021

10 Fun Things to do in New Jersey for Spring Break

Nothing says more fun for kids of all ages than a giant indoor water park. Sahara Sam’s will be open for Spring Break.

Tim Murphy CEO Boomers Parks

What You're Looking For When Acquiring A Business With Tim Murphy, CEO of Boomers Parks

Are you looking to buy a business? Or maybe you have an opportunity to buyout a local competitor? Kevin and Greg are joined by Tim Murphy, CEO of Boomers Parks to talk about what you should be looking for before and after an acquisition. 


Revamping Guest Demographics, Driving New Revenue Streams, Reinforcing Cleanliness Standars

AP Podcast – Episode 179: Tim Murphy talks about revamping guest demographics, driving new revenue streams, and reinforcing cleanliness standards.

Tim Murphy CEO Boomers Parks

APX Successfully Completes Acquisition of Apex Parks Group

Strong Company, Well-Positioned to Serve Guests Across the U.S. Appoints Industry Veteran Tim Murphy as Chief Executive Officer

Aquatic Safety Award

Starguard Elite

Sahara Sam’s Receives Aquatic Safety Award

Sahara Sam’s received a 5-Star Aquatic Safety Award from StarGuard Elite. This prestigious 5-Star Award is the Highest Ranking that can be achieved.  Awarded to parks with outstanding safety standards and performance excellence during lifeguard audits. 

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Lauren Bennett

Boomers Public Relations Specialist

Sahara Sam's Corporate Events