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|Type||Privately/Family Owned Company|
|Industry||Amusement park Waterpark operator|
|Headquarters||New Braunfels, Texas|
|Key people||Henry Family|
Schlitterbahn is a family-owned and operated company based in New Braunfels, Texas, USA. Schlitterbahn began its first park, Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort, in 1979. Since then, Schlitterbahn has developed three waterparks located in Texas and one in Kansas City, Kansas.
Schlitterbahn Waterparks are summer seasonal parks. They typically operate from late April to mid-September. Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, which opened in 2006, has one indoor section that has limited operation during fall and winter.
Projects in development
Schlitterbahn Padre Island (Corpus Christi)
In May 2012, Schlitterbahn announced that it would move forward with plans to begin construction of a new water park in the Corpus Christi-Padre Island area.  It was announced that the park would open during the summer of 2013, but due to various delays ground breaking didn't take place until February of 2013. A 574-acre plan for the city includes a marina, the Schlitterbahn water park with lodging, and a golf course. 
World's Largest, Tallest, Fastest Water Slide (Kansas City, Kansas)
In January 2013, Schlitterbahn, Kansas City announced plans for the world's tallest and fastest water slide, Verrückt. Designed by Schlitterbahn co-owner, Jeff Henry, Verrückt promises an approximate 17-story drop and will reach speeds of roughly 65 mph. No exact height has been released yet. It is set to open May 23, 2014.
- Loose, Cindy (July 4, 2004). "Water park fans say Texas' Schlitterbahn is the slippiest, drippiest of them all. We had to take the plunge".
- "New-Schlitterbahn Cedar Park!". 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-29.