Great Wolf Lodge® Careers Search CareersOur Culture and History

Creating Family Traditions, One Family At A Time.

Our 5,000 pack members focus each and every day on "Creating Family Traditions, One Family At A Time." Providing our guests with first-class, personalized and timely guest service is our primary goal and it's what sets Great Wolf Resorts apart from our competition.

With nearly 2 decades of operational experience, we realize our guests are looking for more than exceptional amenities. They are looking for unique family entertainment venues, new adventures, time together and to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Accountability and Discipline

A sense of responsibility throughout the organization is driving our performance relative to the lodging and entertainment industries.


A dual focus on delivering an optimal guest experience, along with efficiency in operations ensures Great Wolf Resorts is the leader of the pack in the indoor waterpark industry.

Licensing & Training

Our philosophy and overall values are built into all our custom training programs for our Pack Members which has led to some of the highest guest satisfaction levels in the industry.

Great Wolf Lodge Historic Timeline

    • 1997

      Wisconsin Dells, WI
      In 1997 the 1st Great Wolf Lodge opened in WI Dells, WI. The resort grew to 309 Rooms & a 40,000 Sq Ft Indoor Waterpark by 1999. A new trend in the hospitality industry was born, combining quality accommodations with the finest in family recreational activities.

    • 2001

      Sandusky, OHIn 2001, the 2nd Great Wolf Lodge opened in Sandusky OH. This was Ohio’s 1st Indoor Waterpark Resort and the beginning of the Great Wolf Resorts brand.

    • 2003

      Traverse City, MIBy 2003, Great Wolf Resorts grew its family to 4 resorts, opening new properties in Traverse City, MI & Kansas City, KS.

    • 2004

      Blue Harbor ResortIn June 2004, Great Wolf Resorts opened Blue Harbor Resort, a new brand with the same mission, values, promise and standards of service. In March 2011, Great Wolf Resorts sold Blue Harbor Resort to Claremont New Frontier Resort, LLC.

    • 2005

      Williamsburg, VAIn 2005, Great Wolf Resorts opened two new lodges - Great Wolf Lodge, Williamsburg, VA & Great Wolf Lodge, Pocono Mountains, PA.

    • 2006

      Niagara Falls, ONIn 2006, Great Wolf Resorts opened the first International Great Wolf Lodge, which was a joint venture with Ripley’s Entertainment. Not only was this the first International lodge, but the first franchise adventure.

    • 2006

      Mason, OHIn 2006, Great Wolf Resorts also opened Ohio's second Great Wolf Lodge in Mason, OH. Great Wolf Lodge Cincinnati / Mason is the first property to include a conference center with 6 Ballrooms, 7 meeting rooms and a boardroom.

    • 2007

      Grapevine, TXIn December 2007, Great Wolf Resorts opened Great Wolf Lodge, Grapevine, TX. Just outside of Dallas, this lodge is the largest property with 8 stories, over 600 suites and an 80,000 square foot indoor waterpark.

    • 2008

      Grand Mound, WAThe first Great Wolf Lodge west of the Rocky Mountains opened in Grand Mound, WA in March 2008. Located between Seattle and Portland, this lodge was a joint venture with the Confederated Tribe of the Chehalis Reservation.

    • 2009

      Concord, NCIn April 2009, Great Wolf Resorts opened Great Wolf Lodge Charlotte / Concord. This property is located down the road from Charlotte Motor Speedway and about 20 miles from Charlotte.

    • 2014

      Fitchburg, MAIn May 2014, Great Wolf Resorts opened a new resort in Fitchburg, MA. Great Wolf Lodge New England is located about 50 miles from Boston and is the first property to include an indoor play park area.