What We Are Doing to Ensure a Safe Getaway

Wellness Initiatives


  • We encourage all guests respect a proper physical distance staying 6-feet from anyone not in your group
  • Sanitizer stations are located throughout the resort
  • Express check-out process is automatic for all guests to minimize contact
  • Cash-free methods of payment available and encouraged
  • We currently use Hospital-grade disinfectant resort-wide when sanitizing


  • Guests and team members may wear masks at their own discretion.

  • Continued focused cleaning of high touchpoint surfaces
  • Each department will document cleaning procedures, products, and schedules
  • As always, First Aid Responders are on property to assist with anything related to safety and wellness


  • Sanitizer is provided at every check-in desk
  • Kiosks are available and encouraged for use
  • 24-hour texting service to receive any and all information digitally for those that prefer minimal associate contact 
  • We ask that only one family member checks in at the front desk


  • While we no longer offer full stayover service, we’re proud to provide a daily refresh that includes garbage being removed, fresh towels exchanged, and amenities being replenished. When you are on property, just text with your requests. We know everyone's level of comfort is different and offer contactless service if you prefer. Rooms will be equipped with large bags to exchange items outside of the door
  • High touch items have been removed, including: alarm clock, tissue box covers, ice bucket, informational binder, newspapers, paper & pen set. All of these items are available upon request
  • In-room dining menus and other collateral will be provided via text message
  • Housekeeping carts are sanitized daily
  • Housekeeping are encouraged to wear gloves and are required to wash and sanitize their hands after each room


  • Encourage physical distancing throughout the park
  • The CDC states, "There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the use of pools and hot tubs. Proper operation, maintenance, and disinfection (e.g., with chlorine and bromine) of pools and hot tubs should remove or inactivate the virus that causes COVID-19"
  • EPA approved chemicals are used and safety protocols meet or exceed industry standards
  • Chairs and loungers will be sanitized
  • To avoid unnecessary cross-over between guests, on the day of departure, guests may enjoy the Waterpark until 3 PM prior to leaving in Ohio & Pennsylvania. Guests may stay till close in Wisconsin & Texas.
  • Cabanas and Bungalows will be thoroughly sanitized between guests


  • Food & beverage will offer house-packaged, single use or refillable options upon request
  • We are able to reconfigure meeting room layouts to accommodate physical distancing best practices, as requested by event planners
  • Hybrid meeting offerings available

  • Additional plated, box and single service meal options will be added to our convention offerings
  • Condiments will be single use or sanitized frequently

  • Meeting rooms are sanitized in between groups
  • All AV equipment will be sanitized between use including: microphones, podiums and light switches
  • High touch items such as pens, paper and mints have been removed or are single use
  • Our Convention Services Team will consult and customize event safety precautions as requested by each event planner


  • Restaurant occupancy will be dictated by local governance
  • Condiments will be sanitized between each guest and/or single use condiments will be available
  • All Chefs are Servsafe certified
  • Food preparation and food handling meet and exceed all state requirements


  • Physical distancing initiatives will be encouraged for safe queuing for ride and attractions 
  • Arcade games will be sanitized frequently 
  • Tom Foolerys is sanitized by Air Essentials, which lasts 12 days, killing viruses like MRSA, HINI, Enterovirus, Staph and Corona Virus. We use this every 7 days. 
  • Sanitation wipes will be readily available


  • All treatment rooms will be cleaned and sanitized after each guest
  • Signage will be displayed outside the treatment room once sanitized


  • Associates will be required to complete wellness and safety training prior to returning to work
  • All shared equipment, including radios, phones, computers, payment terminals, kitchen equipment and time clocks, will be sanitized after every use

  • Hand sanitizer stations will be at all time clocks, break rooms and other intersections
  • All state and federal guidelines regarding gloves and face masks for associates will be followed
  • All associates are required to stay home if they are feeling ill
  • Associates with exposure or symptoms of COVID-19 will be required to stay home and follow isolation protocol per CDC guidelines

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures—for you, our other guests, and associates. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting Kalahari Resorts & Conventions and Tom Foolerys.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By visiting Kalahari Resorts & Conventions and Tom Foolerys, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Let's keep each other healthy and safe.

From our family ownership to all of our team members across the country, we take pride in the role we are playing to aid the wellness of those we serve. We are looking forward to serving you and your family soon.