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momofmikey 08-21-2013 07:21 AM

Swim goggles
 
Are swim goggles allowed at the Disney pools?

Thanks! :)

wysteria 08-21-2013 08:03 AM

I am sure they are. Is there some reason they aren't allowed at pools? My husbands goggles are prescription so he can still see while swimming lol.

sharadoc 08-21-2013 08:23 AM

Most resorts sell them. We bought some at Stormalong Bay cause DD forgot hers :(

kgoodb00 08-21-2013 10:24 AM

When we were there in June we used them every day! We went to Target and bought some while we were down there. They sold them in the gift shops at the resorts, but they are just the ones that cover your eyes. And our kids just HAD to have the ones that cover their nose too. They are kind of expensive at the resorts so if you can bring your own from home I would definitely do that!

Deb & Bill 08-21-2013 01:24 PM

Goggles, yes. Snorkles and masks, no.

JessiMommy 08-21-2013 03:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Deb & Bill (Post 49349126)
Goggles, yes. Snorkles and masks, no.

I don't know the "official" policy but my DD used a full mask all 7 days of our last trip to POR.

butsy113 08-21-2013 04:02 PM

They can be worn in the pools, but they cannot be worn down the slides. My kids swim very well but hate water in their faces and always have goggles on. They were asked to remove them when going down the slides at SSR, BC, and OKW.

Kimberle 08-21-2013 05:34 PM

As long as they don't cover the nose, they are allowed.

Princess Leia 08-21-2013 05:39 PM

There is no problem with goggles. My son is a keen swimmer and always wears goggles.

Deb & Bill 08-21-2013 09:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JessiMommy (Post 49350491)
I don't know the "official" policy but my DD used a full mask all 7 days of our last trip to POR.

You must have been at a leisure pool without a life guard. Life guards want to see your nose and mouth.

digiMom 08-21-2013 09:31 PM

My kids could use them at the POP pools, but were not allowed at the wave pool at TL. The lifeguard said it was an injury risk.

JessiMommy 09-05-2013 03:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Deb & Bill (Post 49353314)

You must have been at a leisure pool without a life guard. Life guards want to see your nose and mouth.

Nope, main pool at ole' man island. She had to take it off to use the slide only. The rest of the time she wore the mask. We never set foot in a quiet pool.

karenklo 09-05-2013 08:23 PM

My kids have used their eyes and nose goggles at AKL, POFQ, WL, and Poly. THe only time they had to be off was going down the slides.


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