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Old 06-13-2014, 10:49 AM   #1
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Wilderness Lodge pool closure - late August

Hi all

for those of you staying at the lodge & have not yet read this info on the WL info thread, the pool is scheduled to be closed late August. Information regarding this has been all over the place, however, I am staying club level & took it upon myself to email the cl staff to ask directly about the pool. Here is what i was told via email :

Good Afternoon,

The pool at The Wilderness Lodge will be closing for construction in
late August. The exact dates have yet to be announced. The quiet pool
will still be available for use. If you would like to inquire about
other resorts, Disney Reservations (407-934-7639) would be happy to
assist.

Please let us know if you have any further questions.

Have a magical day!

Happy Trails,
Lina
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Old 06-13-2014, 10:51 AM   #2
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Hi all

for those of you staying at the lodge & have not yet read this info on the WL info thread, the pool is scheduled to be closed late August. Information regarding this has been all over the place, however, I am staying club level & took it upon myself to email the cl staff to ask directly about the pool. Here is what i was told via email :

Good Afternoon,

The pool at The Wilderness Lodge will be closing for construction in
late August. The exact dates have yet to be announced. The quiet pool
will still be available for use. If you would like to inquire about
other resorts, Disney Reservations (407-934-7639) would be happy to
assist.

Please let us know if you have any further questions.

Have a magical day!

Happy Trails,
Lina
Thanks for the information. Currently we are VWL for Aug 22-25--we were thinking of switching to YC since we are considering Villians Unleashed at DHS on Aug 23. This makes our decision easier.
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Old 06-13-2014, 11:41 AM   #3
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Does anyone know if it is a full refurb/redesign or just a refresh?
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Old 06-13-2014, 11:44 AM   #4
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Any idea how long it will be closed? Also, where is the quiet pool?
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Old 06-13-2014, 11:53 AM   #5
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Any idea how long it will be closed? Also, where is the quiet pool?
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There is no clear information on how long it will be closed, exact start dates, or what exactly is being done.

The Hidden Springs pool is located South of the South wing, in the courtyard by the Villas at WL. From the main pool, it is a relatively short walk around the end of the South wing. While this pool is smaller and does not have a slide, it is available for all WL guests to use and has hidden water jets (or "springs") that make it unique.
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Old 06-13-2014, 03:48 PM   #6
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I wonder what they will do. It would be nice if they could enlarge it and make it zero entry.

Tough with this pool and the Poly pool down. That only leave the CR & GF in the MK area with open feature pools.
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Other lodge thread says closed after 7pm each night to change kids pool to splash zone
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Old 06-13-2014, 07:37 PM   #8
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Update

So the CM I spoke with had nothing in her system on any refurbishment of the WL pool, but she called the WL and the word from there is that the pool is scheduled for a refurb, with no firm dates yet known. The CM did feel like the late Aug-Sept time frame would make sense, as Disney's attendance is the lowest then, but she did not feel any refurbishment would go on past Sept, early Oct. But just her opinion.
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Pool is scheduled for refurb until 11/27 starting immediately after Labor Day. There is a whole other thread about this and the alternatives
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