All Disney resorts have pools. Some have multiple pools. Some of these pools have waterslides. Not all of these pools have lifeguards. Today’s post is going to give you the information you need to know about which pools have lifeguards and when you can expect them to be on duty.
Each resort has a feature pool , some have more than one feature pool. The feature pool is where you’ll find your resort’s pool side activities, and waterslide, if your resort has one. The feature pool is the pool that will have lifeguards. Always more than one. Here are a list of the feature pools at each of the Disney Resorts:
Magic Kingdom Resort Area
Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Bay Cove Pool. *2 Waterslides. Water Play Area*
Contemporary Resort. Feature Pool. *1 Waterslide.*
Fort Wilderness Resort. Meadow Pool. *Water Play Area*
Grand Floridian Resort. Beach Pool. *1 Waterslide.*
Polynesian Village. Lava Pool *1 Waterslide*
Wilderness Lodge. Copper Creek Pool. *1 Waterslide. Water Play Area.*
Epcot Resort Area
Beach Club. Stormalong Bay. *2 Waterslides.*
Caribbean Beach. Fuentes del Morro. *Waterslide. Water Play Area.*
Yacht Club. Stormalong Bay. *2 Waterslides*
Animal Kingdom Resort Area
Animal Kingdom Lodge. Uzima Springs Pool. *1 Waterslide*
Animal Kingdom Lodge – Kidani Village. Samawati Springs Pool. *2 Waterslides and Water Play Area.*
Coronado Springs. Lost City of Cibola. *Waterslide.*
All-Star Movies. Fantasia Pool.
All-Star Music. Calypso Pool.
All-Star Sports. Surfboard Bay Pool.
Wide World of Sports Area
Art of Animation. The Big Blue Pool. *Water Play Area*
Pop Century. Hippy Dippy Pool.
Disney Springs Area
Old Key West. Main Pool. *1 Waterslide*
Port Orleans – French Quarter. Doubloon Lagoon. *1Waterslide. Water Play Area.*
Port Orleans – Riverside. Ol’ Man Island. *1 Waterslide*
Lifeguards will be on duty when the pool is open. Typically that’s going to be from 9am until 9pm. These hours will depend on the time of year. The amount of lifeguards on duty also depends on the time of year. These pools are well staffed so you can rest assured that you are safe, as are your young ones. If you’re concerned then get your littles to throw on a lifejacket, they are readily available at the feature pools.
All the other pools found at the Disney resorts are swim at your own risk. For more information on pools at Disney World, check out these previous posts: