At Schlitterbahn we believe in being active in our communities, in operating in a sustainable way, and in having a great time when we work and play. Here’s a peek into the heart of our world.

Bahn Staff

IMG_5632Inside every great waterpark are great people with vision. Here’s a little peak to the magic of Schlitterbahn.


Bob Henry – a son’s eulogy

Bob Henry – a son’s eulogy

We would sit around the dinner table and he would lay out his plans for the next day or the next project. All of us kids would join him on the job—I still remember him creating a competition between us for who could install the most shingles on a roof one afternoon and Mom would go about booking reservations for the rooms…

In Memory of Our Founder, Bob Henry

In Memory of Our Founder, Bob Henry

Mr. Bob, from the very start, dreamed of having a family business where he and his entire family could work together. Today he leaves behind a legacy of hard work, dedication, and commitment to creating a place where families – even beyond his own – could work and play together and make great memories.

Hurry Up Summer Videos

Hurry Up Summer Videos

This year we launched our Hurry up summer video series and we want to know which one was your favorite!  Here are links to all the videos, please vote for your favorite here! Can’t decide? You can pick up to three favorites. Which of our Hurry Up Summer Polls is...

Doing Good Work

IMG_5522We believe in giving back – both in working with others and operating in a responsible and sustainable way. Here’s a look at some of our work on both fronts.  If you are looking for a contribution, please visit our community page here.


Schlitterbahn + Goodwill = Instant Karma

Schlitterbahn + Goodwill = Instant Karma

Editor’s Note: We’re proud to partner with Goodwill again, it’s a great time of year to make a clean sweep and win a  beach getaway to Schlitterbahn South Padre! Here are all the details from Goodwill’s news release. WIN A BEACH VACATION DURING... read more
Schatze’s Storybook at Camelot Elementary

Schatze’s Storybook at Camelot Elementary

We know that books and tubing don’t mix, but at Schlitterbahn we have a whole team of avid readers. And as employers of hundreds of young people, we also know the importance of literacy. So when we had a chance to develop our own reading program we  jumped right... read more

Sunshine Kids at Schlitterbahn

Sunshine Kids Visit Schlitterbahn Every Summer Marycameron Carroll, Assistant Director of Children’s Services, Sunshine Kids Foundation With butterflies in their stomachs, Sunshine Kid teens step off the plane in Austin unsure of what the next week in the Texas Hill... read more

Friends and Fans

 

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We may be biased, but we are fairly confident that we have the best fans in the world. Here’s a few posts on our fans and friends!


A Storybook Happy Ending at Schlitterbahn Beach Resort

A Storybook Happy Ending at Schlitterbahn Beach Resort

It is always great when our guests have an unforgettable experience at Schlitterbahn. Earlier this month I was contacted by Kathleen who shared this amazing story about her trip to Schlitterbahn Beach Resort in 2013 and the twists and turns along the way. “We... read more
A Love Letter to the Superfans of Schlitterbahn!

A Love Letter to the Superfans of Schlitterbahn!

Dear Schlitterbahn Superfans (a.k.a Enthusiast Groups, especially American Coaster Enthusiasts), It is hard to fully express the joy you bring to the Schlitterbahn family every day! You are generous and kind. And just when we least expect it, you do those little... read more
SchlitterCon XI: From Fiestas to Floats with a Glow!

SchlitterCon XI: From Fiestas to Floats with a Glow!

When you think the “World’s Best Waterpark”, you automatically think Schlitterbahn – right? Do you ever wonder about the group who is behind giving us the prestigious title? Those would be our wonder ACErs! (American Coaster Enthusiasts, just... read more

Now that finals are over, we’re going to Schlitterbahn!

My dear Texas college friends, it’s that time of year where you all daydream about being out in the summer sun when in reality you’re trapped inside, trying to memorize a semester’s worth of notes. To all of you I say, breathe! This is the home stretch and soon enough... read more

SUC Con Doesn’t SUCC

We could not be more excited as we took a trip through the seasons at first annual Summer Under Cover Con at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island’s Indoor Waterpark! Despite the unfortunate acronym “SUCC”, this event did not SUCC! The day began bright and... read more
Ropes

We Love Ropes

Ship ropes get a second life at Schlitterbahn

Forests live on

Table built from reclaimed wood.

Nature as art

Do you throw away your scrap lumber from projects? We don’t. We turn it into art at our Corpus Christi park.

Bringing a Forest Back

Bringing a Forest Back

Giving a Forest New Life In 2011 over 32,000 acres of Loblolly Pines were destroyed in the Bastrop Complex Wildfire. Schlitterbahn reached out to reclaim the wood by salvaging a section of burned forest. We salvaged thousands of felled logs that were destined for the...

Geauga Lake

Floating docks:   These walkways were originally floating docks from Geauga Lake Amusement Park which closed in 2007. This marine grade wood used to create the docks is called Ipe wood and is as tough as nails – it’s 3 times harder than cedar. It also has...
A Green Roof

A Green Roof

Our Galveston park has a large indoor section that is kept warm (and, somewhat ironically, dry) by a huge greenhouse roof. This roof once served as a real greenhouse and when it was put to work to create what is the world’s favorite indoor...
Winter Prosapio

Winter Prosapio

Corp Director of Communications

A PR professional with an affinity for goofy videos and amusing stories. In charge of communications, but not the only person with access to a mic around here.

Lindsay Cawthorn

Events and Communications Specialist

Angela Flournoy

Angela Flournoy

Blog Contributor (emeritus)

Angela was a big part of setting up this blog, and has since wandered off to launch a different kind of ride. Her words are sprinkled throughout!

Chris Ozimek

Chris Ozimek

Corporate Director of Marketing

Chris planted his feet on the ground in Texas in 2013 and has had gigs at 14 U.S. parks, including five theme parks and nine waterparks.  Every now and then he will deliver a few tidbits of fun in the blog. He’s always ready to rock.

Pam Renteria

Pam Renteria

PR and Communications Specialist

Pam strives to be the Leslie Knope of Schlitterbahn Communications. As a contributor to this blog, she’ll be writing about a few of her favorite things: Schlitterbahn, pop culture and Netflix binge-watching.

Tara Henry

Tara Henry

Digital Advertising Manager

Keeping it light, keeping it real. Pugs, fashion, nature. #NeverBasic

Homer Gonzalez

Homer Gonzalez

Social Media Coordinator

Homer is a Texas State University alumnus from Laredo, Texas that lives for family, friends, music, film, photography, and #BahnLove

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