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May 10, 2021

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor to Kick Off 2021 Season with Spring Preview May 15

Safety Measures Remain in Place

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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, one of the Northeast’s largest and most tropically-themed waterparks, will kick off its 2021 season May 15. Atwo-week spring preview will feature many of the park’s rides, dining and shopping locationsand offer “a taste of summer” prior to the official season launch Memorial Day weekend.

This windswept paradise is located next to Six Flags Great Adventure & Wild Safari. Hurricane Harbor features more than 30 thrill slides including Big Wave Racer, Tornado and Juhranimo Falls, a massive, million-gallon wave pool, half-mile lazy river and two interactive, family water play areas. Hurricane Harbor’s newest addition, Calypso Springs, features a refreshing, 100,000-gallon family activity pool, giant deck for relaxing and sunbathing, and quick service dining.

Safety Remains Six Flags’ Top Priority

Six Flags remains focused on safe park operation during the pandemic. Like its sister park, Six Flags Great Adventure, the waterpark implemented extensive, new safety measures and hygiene protocols in 2020 and those remain in place for 2021. These procedures will be adjusted on an as needed basis to ensure compliance with state requirements.

Hurricane Harbor’s safety measures, which the company developed in consultation with epidemiologists, meets or exceeds federal, state, and local guidelines for sanitization, hygiene, and social distancing protocols. Masks are required. Advance ticket purchase and reservations manage attendance and stagger arrivals. Other newer technologies include:

  • State-of-the-art thermal imaging for temperature checks;
  • Advanced security screening technology for touchless bag checks;
  • Mobile- and card-only payments with free, cash-to-card conversion; and
  • Mobile food ordering.

As part of Six Flags’ comprehensive safety procedures, all employees are required to wear masks and are temperature-checked and health-screened each day. Gloves are worn as appropriate, per guidelines.

Now Hiring: Six Flags is Filling 4,000 Positions

Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor waterpark are currently hiring for 4,000 fun and fast-paced positions in more than 10 diverse departments. Due to a recent wage increase, many positions now pay $15 per hour. Interested candidates will begin the process by completing an application online. All interviews, communication, and onboarding paperwork are completed virtually. New in 2021, Six Flags Great Adventure offers curbside drop-off for document verification. All trainings are conducted live through interactive, classroom-type, virtual meetings. Candidates can explore opportunities and apply at www.sixflagsjobs.com


Hurricane Harbor offers family fun and refreshment for everyone. The best way to enjoy Hurricane Harbor and Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari is with a Membership or Season Pass. Both programs offer unlimited visits and great perks at an affordable price. Visit www.sixflags.com/hurricaneharbornj for operating calendar, reservations, tickets and more information.

About Six Flags Great Adventure, Wild Safari & Hurricane Harbor

Six Flags Great Adventure is the World’s Largest Thrill Park with world-class, award-winning rides like Kingda Ka, El Toro, Nitro, and Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom. The park offers two areas for kids and great family rides for the whole family, plus entertainment, shopping, and a wide variety of dining options. Its Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure is the largest self-guided drive-through safari outside of Africa and gets guests up-close to more than 1,200 animals from around the globe in the privacy of their own vehicles. Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is one of the Northeast’s largest waterparks with more than 25 refreshing attractions for the whole family.

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with 27 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 59 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling waterparks and unique attractions. For more information, visit www.sixflags.com.

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