Six Flags announces reopening plan for Six Flags Over Texas with new safety procedures

Six Flags has announced its reopening plan for Six Flags Over Texas as well as Six Flags Hurricane Harbor in Arlington.

Officials say that the plan will implement extensive new safety measures, hygiene protocols, and include new advanced technology systems to help keep guests and park employees safe.

In a news release, officials say the parks will reopen when it's safe to do so and upon clearance from Governor Greg Abbott in conjunction with state and local health officials. 

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When they do reopen, guests can expect to make reservations online for entry by day and staggered arrival times to minimize proximity exposure. There will also be thermal imaging for temperature checks, touchless bag checks, and expanded mobile food ordering.

All guests over the age of two and all park team members will be required to wear face masks covering the nose and mouth. The masks must be worn throughout their entire time at the park and will be available for purchase at the park if guests don't bring one.



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Accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis for those with disabilities, health concerns, religious restrictions, or other circumstances that officials say could warrant a modification of the face mask requirement.

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To ensure social distancing, there will be distance markers at restrooms, rides, retail and dining locations, and park entry.

Ample space will be made between seated parties at dining areas and empty rows and/or seats will separate guests on all roller coasters, rides, and attractions.

Officials say there will be increased sanitization and disinfecting of high touch points (like public seating, tabletops, counters, doors, trash cans) and rides, restraints, and handrails will be cleaned throughout the day.

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Hand-washing and alcohol-based hand sanitizer stations will also be located around the park. Staff will also go through extensive COVID-19 training.

For more details and more information you can go to the Six Flags website.



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