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.
Inside every great waterpark are great people with vision. Here’s a little peak to the magic of Schlitterbahn.
Are you tired of your boring job? Need to get a little more fun in your life? Is day-to-day monotony bringing you down? Do you have a job that looks like this: [video width="1280" height="720"...
Why are the classic black tubes only used in one section of Schlitterbahn?
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…
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.
REMEMBER: It’s all fun and games till someone falls in the Torrent trying to catch another Caterpie.
Doing Good Work
We 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.
Members of the Schlitterbahn Kansas City team participated in the "Peasant's Day Feast" put on by Youthfront's Something to Eat™ program - a "crisis response, meal packaging program that binds together the privileged and the poor." This is designed as a socially...read more
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 GOODWILL'S “GIVE AWAY...read more
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 in....read more
WHY DOES COLIN’S HOPE CHOOSE TO PARTNER WITH SCHLITTERBAHN? -Alissa Magrum, Executive Director, Colin’s Hope I have dreams of being a mermaid someday and often wish I had been born with gills. I love the water that much. So yes, I love Schlitterbahn! I grew up going...read more
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
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!
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 were...read more
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
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 FYI) Every Memorial Day...read more
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
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 early (and windy)...read more
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...
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 the same...
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...
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.
Events and Communications Specialist
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!
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.
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.
Digital Advertising Manager
Keeping it light, keeping it real. Pugs, fashion, nature. #NeverBasic
Social Media Coordinator
Homer is a Texas State University alumnus from Laredo, Texas that lives for family, friends, music, film, photography, and #BahnLove