IWLA National Convention in Sandusky, Ohio

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Grab your kids, the grandkids – even the neighbor's kids – and start planning a road trip to the League’s national convention. There will be something for every member of the family!

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The Kalahari Resorts are unlike any convention destination in recent years. You will be trans­ported to Africa during your stay – no passport required.

Start your day with gourmet coffee at Java Manjaro before you take on the largest indoor water park in North America! You’ll feel like you’re in a Dr. Seuss story with the new color­ful, convoluted waterslides at the outdoor water park. If you’d rather stay dry, try the ropes course and zip line tour or head indoors for mini-golf and duckpin bowling. Take a camel ride and feed giraffes at the resort’s Safari Adventures Animal Park. Feed your inner child (the one who craves sugar 24/7) at the Candy Hut. Enjoy a slice of history – and patented pizza sauce – at the Pizza Pub. Nourish your spirit at the other onsite restaurants or pamper yourself with a visit to the spa.

When it’s time for our meetings, there will be plenty to enjoy there too. Meeting rooms are outfitted with 10-hour ergonomic chairs. The convention program will focus on the League’s central issue: water. As part of that focus, we will celebrate the national launch of the League’s Clean Water Challenge and enjoy speakers and workshops specifically geared to energize, inform, and involve every League member in achieving our shared mission.

If you’re looking for small-town charm outside Sandusky, check out the nearby town of Vermillion, where the Harbour Town Historic District is filled with shops, restau­rants, and more. Need more thrills? Visit Cedar Point – voted the Best Amusement Park in the World!

We hope to see you at the 95th annual IWLA National Convention at the Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky, Ohio!

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