$2 billion entertainment complex with beach, indoor skydiving coming to Ohio

A shopper carries her bags to her car at Tanger Outlets Surfside location in Rehoboth.
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A shopper carries her bags to her car at Tanger Outlets Surfside location in Rehoboth.

A massive, $2 billion entertainment district is set to built not too far from Dayton.

A 350-acre development is planned near I-71 in Delaware County, adjacent to the Tanger Outlet Mall, according to a report from The Columbus Dispatch. Blue Horseshoe Ventures will develop the project, which is named Planet Oasis. A start date is project for December 2018, with initial portions of the project expected to open about a year later.

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Here’s what people can expect from the entertainment district:

• man-made saltwater lake with sand beach

• skate park

• BMX racing facility

• wellness retreat facility

• indoor skydiving

• two hotels

• go-kart racing

• rock climbing

• waterpark

• several restaurants

“It’s a real crossroads … with proximity to 105 million people within 425 miles,” said David Glimcher, CEO of Blue Horseshoe.

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