Houston-area water park responds of public criticism of social distancing efforts
HOUSTON Social media is reacting to a water park in the Houston-area for failing to follow COVID-19 health regulations. Typhoon Texas in Katy recently live-streamed a video that received a lot of comments from people criticizing guests of failing to social distance. We have taken several steps to ensure a safe family-friendly waterpark experience with acceptable social distancing for loungers, cabanas and seating areas. Measures taken include hand sanitation stations, tube disinfecting at every use, health & social distance signage, and tips on a Good. As for masks, the Centers for Disease Control advises against wearing them in water as they can be difficult to breathe through when wet.
Have a Splashtown season pass? Here is how you can use it to get into Typhoon Texas
HOUSTON – If you have a Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown season pass you can’t use right now because the Spring water park is closed, Typhoon Texas in Katy says “Come on over!” They’ll let you in with it. Your 2020 Splashtown season pass is good for the remainder of the 2020 season at Typhoon Texas. You have to buy a 2021 Typhoon Texas season pass. If Splashtown does eventually reopen this season, Typhoon Texas says you can still enjoy both parks. Typhoon Texas is requiring guests to make reservations in advance before visiting the park so they can limit capacity and allow enough space for social distancing.
This is how Typhoon Texas is preparing for opening on Friday
Typhoon Texas is getting ready to welcome back visitors on Friday, May 29. The waterpark will operate by reservation-only to ensure crowds are within capacity limits established by Gov. Typhoon Texas has created a simple online reservation system that allows guests to choose their date, arrival time and size of their party in advance. Typhoon Texas has also introduced a simplified ticketing where guests can purchase a day ticket for $44.99 per person and get the rest of the summer free with unlimited visits to the park, reservation required. All high touchpoints throughout the park will also be sanitized and disinfected and restrooms will be closed hourly for cleaning and disinfecting.
JOB ALERT: Typhoon Texas looking to fill 1,000 seasonal jobs as waterpark prepares to open
KATY, Texas – Typhoon Texas is hiring for 1,000 jobs as the west Houston waterpark prepares to open on Gov. Greg Abbott’s order. The park had planned on opening April 11 but plans changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the water park has implemented new sanitation guidelines and social distancing rules and is prepared to open once Abbott gives the authorization to do so. “We like to say it’s a summer job you can brag about,” said Typhoon Texas President and General Manager Evan Barnett.
Going to Texas waterparks? Here's what it will cost
Season passes are also available. A general admission ticket for anyone 12 and up is $52.99. Season passes are $64.99. This includes 15 percent off in-park purchases and early entry.has a new name and new fun with season passes starting at $65.99. This includes free parking and a free 'bring a friend pass' on certain days.abc13.com