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Hurricane Harbor Rockford adding 500 jobs this summer

ROCKFORD (WREX) — If you're looking for a job this summer, a Rockford water park will be hiring hundreds of people.

Hurricane Harbor Rockford announced they'll be hiring roughly 500 people this summer.

A spokeswoman with Six Flags Great America says a hiring event will be happening on Mar. 1.

The spokesperson says if individuals want to start applying now, they can by going to and clicking on Hurricane Harbor Rockford.

The park will also be debuting Tidal Wave this season, which will be the Midwest’s first tailspin waterslide.

The waterslide sends riders pushing through three high-speed turns in a two-person inner tube. Tidal Wave will be the waterpark’s 12th waterslide and is scheduled to debut during the 2020 season.

The park will also receive major upgrades and extensive tropical theming throughout the 30-acre property.

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