Closed for repairs since last September’s
Hurricane Ike, the Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark
reopened on March 14. Storm damage was not severe, but park
operators used the opportunity to update the Texas park.
Renovations include new themed structures replacing those
destroyed in the storm, Wi-Fi access, an RFID wristband
system, and a new candy store.
Meanwhile, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon in Orlando,
Fla., recently reopened its doors. Closed six months for
basic refurbishment, the resort still features all of its