Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. Announces the Grand Opening of Its First Indoor Water Park...

Mon Jan 14, 2008 4:30pm EST

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Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. Announces the Grand Opening of Its First Indoor Water Park at The Villages Resort

DALLAS--(Business Wire)--Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVLF) today announced the grand
opening of their first indoor water park at The Villages Resort in
Flint, Texas, (near Tyler) which serves the Dallas/Fort Worth market.

   "The opening of the indoor water park at The Villages Resort marks
a significant milestone for Silverleaf Resorts, as we continue to
enhance our resorts and increase our appeal to both new customers and
existing members," said Sharon K. Brayfield, President of Silverleaf

   The $10 million indoor water park is approximately 19,000 square
feet and features a signature bucket dump aqua play unit, wave pool,
lazy river and four indoor/outdoor tube rides. The 7,000 square foot
entry building includes a food service area featuring Yum! Brands Inc.
products from Pizza Hut(R) Express and A&W All American Food(R)
Express, an arcade filled with the latest electronic adventures, a
souvenir gift shop, and a large changing room with over 1,000 lockers.

   The Villages Resort is located on the shores of Lake Palestine, a
40,000-acre lake and one of the larger water-sports playgrounds in the
Southwest used for boating, swimming and other recreational
activities. Members have private access to the lake and three swimming
pools, as well as a miniature golf course, lighted tennis courts, an
archery range, softball field, and horseback riding.

   In December, Silverleaf opened the new Beach Club section of The
Villages Resort which will be sold exclusively as an upgrade product
to existing Silverleaf owners. The amenities are scheduled for
completion in the first quarter of 2008. Once fully developed, it will
contain approximately 144 units.

   About Silverleaf Resorts

   Based in Dallas, Texas, Silverleaf Resorts, Inc. currently owns
and operates timeshare resorts with a wide array of country club-like
amenities, such as golf, clubhouses, swimming, tennis, boating, and
many organized activities for children and adults. For additional
information, please visit

   This release contains certain forward-looking statements that
involve risks and uncertainties and actual results may differ
materially from those anticipated. The Company is subject to specific
risks associated with the timeshare industry, the regulatory
environment, and various economic factors. These risks and others are
more fully discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's
reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including
the Company's 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K (pages 21 through 30
thereof) filed on March 16, 2007.

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Silverleaf Resorts, Inc., Dallas
Thomas J. Morris, 214-631-1166 x2218
Investor Relations @ ICR, Inc.
William R. Schmitt, 203-682-8200
Media @ ICR, Inc.
Alecia Pulman, 203-682-8259

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