Pam Strickfaden remembers the day when Mason was a bunch of cornfields and cow pastures. Those were the days when Strickfaden dreamed of helping launch a waterpark, when land was plentiful and the promise of suburban development and future customers hovered on the cusp.

Today, her aquatic dream has come true. The Strickfaden family operates The Beach Waterpark, nestled comfortably across the street from Paramount's Kings Island, which launched its own enlarged waterpark, Crocodile Dundee's Boomerang Bay, two years ago.

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