Members of the Military, Police, Firefighters & EMTs will be welcomed at every Schlitterbahn waterpark FREE on various weeks during August.  Here are answers to some of our more frequent questions:

When is my park celebrating American Heroes Week?

Galveston, August 15-28 (2 weeks)

New Braunfels, August 22-28

South Padre Island, August 22-28

Corpus Christi, August 15-21

Kansas City, August 15-21


Will the whole park be open?

This is the time of year where we open a segment of our park during the week, but are full park on the weekends. Check our website scheduling spot for the date you have in mind.

Is it just for members of the military?

DOD employees, police, sheriffs, border patrol, firefighters, and EMTs are all included along with members of the military from every branch.

What kind of ID do I need?

For members of the military, please bring your Active Service Branch ID including: Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard. For first responders (sheriff, firefighters, etc.), if you don’t have an official ID, please bring in a paystub along with a photo id.

My grandson is in the Navy. Can I get in for 50% off?

We love our extended families, however, the 50% discount is for spouses and dependents only. However discounted tickets are available on most military bases!

My spouse is deployed. Can I get in for 50% off?

Yes, you can, with a spouse ID.

I’m retired military – how about me?

YES! Retired military personnel also get in free. Reserves and retired reserves are also eligible.

How about our group? Aren’t we heroes too?

We love all our community heroes! This week is designed to recognize the sacrifices of members of the military and first responders and their families.