FROM THE HEART
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.
The most wonderful time of the year is upon us. Holiday Time! Can you feel it in the air? The cheer? The love? The full-blown panic? Yes, we feel it too: People are frantically trying to decide what to buy their loved ones and friends. What are you going to get James...
As a Schlitterbahn employee, I get lots of reactions when I tell people that I work at the World's Best Waterpark. During the summer months, it is pretty consistent with "Oh my god, that is awesome! " Obviously. And then summer ends, and things start to get weird....
Lifeguards are the first line of safety for our guests at Schlitterbahn. From helping guests on a rapid on the Raging River to watching over the little ones at Kiddie Coast, our lifeguards are always looking out for every guest who comes to the hottest, coolest time...
This summer, season two of the communication interns are facing off in a summer-long battle. Read on to learn about this exhilarating competition!
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"...
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 Community Relations.
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
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
Ed Note: Schlitterbahn supports the work of over 700 charities through in kind and other donations. We consider ourselves blessed to work with so many amazing people doing great work in our community. We asked Beth Barry to share why she and her family have organized...read more
Here at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island (SGI) we are proud to be an active part of our Galveston County community. On December 20, 2013 Schlitterbahn had 21 volunteers assist the Galveston County Food Bank in sorting and categorizing donated food items. The...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!
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
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
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 waterpark.
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