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.
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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.
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.
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!
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
This shade structure is built from cots used on the USS General John Pope (AP-110) which was a troop transport for the US Navy in World War II. After the war, After the war, she was transferred to the Army and redesignated the USAT General John Pope and served in both...
We have many, many elements reclaimed from the Patrick. This one is a lifeboat, now serving as a shade structure in front of our gift shop in our Surfenberg area of our New Braunfels park. The USNS General Edwin D. Patrick was a P2 transport ship built in Alameda,...
Dine on a Ship: This picnic table was built using refrigerator racks reclaimed from a decommissioned ship. You can always figure out which tables are from ships because they have the metal around the edges. We love our picnic tables at Schlitterbahn and pride...
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