Local Vibes

JACKSON, N.J. ─ May 10, 2021 ─ Six Flags Hurricane Harbor,  one of the Northeast’s largest and most tropically-themed waterparks, will kick off its 2021 season May 15. A two-week spring preview will feature many of the park’s rides, dining and shopping locations and 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 on the Six Flags app.

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.