Schlitterbahn New Braunfels to begin $4.9M renovation next month

Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels will be undergoing renovations next month, according to a Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation filing.

Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels will be undergoing renovations next month, according to a Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation filing.

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As the summer season comes to a close for this award-winning Hill Country water park, a new wave of nearly $5 million in renovations will soon begin. The New Braunfels water park, Schlitterbahn, will be getting a $4.9 million renovation next month, according to a Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation filing.

The Festhaus at Schlitterbahn will be demolished and replaced with a new updated version with restrooms, according to the filing. The 5,800-square-foot area will begin construction on October 24 and is expected to be completed by April 23, 2023, according to the filing. Schlitterbahn is located at 400 N Liberty Ave., New Braunfels, TX 78103.

Schlitterbahn has 51 attractions on the 70-acre property, including “not-so” lazy rivers, a kid’s area, swim-up bars, and pools slides, according to Schlitterbahn’s website. MySA reached out to Schlitterbahn for more information on the $4.9 million renovation and if it will be finished by the start of the 2023 season.

This renovations will add to the $4.5 million renovations the water park completed before the start of the 2022 season. The upgrades included the Lagoon Activity Pool, the resort, a new B&B barbecue truck, new enhanced park amenities, new building paint, landscaping, and new furniture, according to a MySA report.

Schlitterbahn won the “World’s Best Water Park” for a 24th time in a row from Amusement Today’s annual Golden Ticket Awards, according to a MySA report. 

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