Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and immersive entertainment, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire two iconic water parks and one resort in Texas – Schlitterbahn Waterpark and Resort New Braunfels and Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston for a cash purchase price of $261 million, subject […]
In 2016, 10-year-old Caleb Schwab was decapitated on the Schlitterbahn waterslide in Kansas called Verruckt (German for “crazy”) — when the raft he was riding went airborne and hit a metal pole that supported a netting system meant to keep riders on the slide. Two women who were with him in the raft were seriously […]
Even though the 2018 season hasn’t started yet for most parks, many are already preparing for 2019. Looking ahead, 2019 is already shaping up to be an incredible year for thrill seekers. One of the highlights of the 2019 additions is the pair of Gerstlauer coasters being built at the American Dream Meadowlands complex in […]
Jeff Henry, the co-owner of Schlitterbahn, was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Monday in Texas, on charges related to the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy on Verruckt, a water slide at Schlitterbahn in Kansas. According to the Kansas City Star—Jeff Henry, Schlitterbahn co-owner, was accused of making a spur of the moment decision to build […]
Schlitterbahn Waterparks in Texas will be open this year for Spring Break March 11-19, 2017 for what the park is calling Bahn Break! While guests look to bring their family to the Schlitterbahn of their choice, they’ll notice there is something for everyone to enjoy. Schlitterbahn is a family-owned and operated company based in New […]
Schlitterbahn announced today that the 168 foot tall Verrückt water slide at the Kansas City, Kansas waterpark will be permanently closed and taken down after a death of a young boy in August. Caleb Schwab, (10) the son of a Kansas state Rep. Scott Schwab, died on a trip down the slide. Exactly what happened to Schwab’s […]
Each year, the IAAPA’s Brass Ring Awards’ Best New Product recognizes the best new products or services in the amusement park and attractions industry. This year, they recognized WhiteWater’s Mat Blaster and Smart Blast. Mat Blaster is a first-of-it-kind slide that combines the fun of mat racing with the thrill of an uphill water coaster. […]
Schlitterbahn Galveston is having one Massiv summer. Last month they unveiled Massiv, a new water coaster to celebrate the park’s tenth anniversary. The new ride reigns as the WORLD’S TALLEST WATER COASTER coming in at 81 feet 6.75 inches. Riders who are brave enough to take on this ride will climb an 123-step staircase before plummeting […]
First it was the longest river ride, then the longest action river ride, then the tallest waterslide. Now, Schlitterbahn is building the WORLD’S TALLEST WATER COASTER and putting it in the award-winning Schlitterbahn Waterpark on Galveston Island! In anticipation of the opening of the world’s tallest water coaster, park officials at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island released a […]
Something MASSIVE is being constructed at Schlitterbahn Galveston Island this summer! First it was the longest river ride, then the longest action river ride, then the tallest waterslide. Now, Schlitterbahn is building the WORLD’S TALLEST WATER COASTER and putting it in the award-winning Schlitterbahn Waterpark on Galveston Island! The new water coaster is named MASSIV, the […]
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