Kids Club - Does it fill up?

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  1. mommy2mnm

    mommy2mnm Earning My Ears

    Jan 27, 2005
    Someone told me that the kids clubs fill up. Can you sign up before you board or right when you arrive to avoid this problem. Thanks
  2. mommasita

    mommasita DIS VETERAN Moderator

    Aug 3, 2004
    I have heard this speculation, I even have inquired with the CM's.. They say no, although Disney has a max number of children.. Once reservations reach that max, then no other children may register for the cruise..

    ANd Yes, you can register at the port, after check-in, or while waiting to board.. If not you can register any time during the cruise at the Kids Clubs..

    Hope that helps.. :goodvibes
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  4. flexsmom

    flexsmom <a href="" targ

    Sep 18, 2002
    DCL stops taking bookings from families with kids of certain ages if they hit a certain quota that means the clubs have "filled up". So, if you were able to book, then you'll be able to register your kids for the Oceaneers Club and/or the Lab, depending on their age. You can register either in the terminal after checking in or on the ship after you board. I have heard that on rare occasions the numbers actually checked in to a club during the cruise can be high enough that they temporarily don't allow any more children to check in at that specific time, but as soon as a few leave, they'll open back up to additional children. That has not happened to us on two cruises, but I have read here that it has happened to a couple of people on different cruises.
  5. aprilgail2

    aprilgail2 Guest

    no, only flounders reef fills up and you have to make reservations for it. We have never had a problem dropping Kasey off at the kids club. I think once someone said they were full butthat was the only time I ever heard anyone say that.
  6. burma

    burma My Oh My What A Wonderful Day

    Mar 11, 2005
    we were on the 4 day pres week feb 24 wonder. we arrived at port around 2:30 and had not prob getting our kids into the oceaneer club or flounders nursery
  7. alexandrew

    alexandrew <font color=purple>Keep posting, you'll catch up!<

    Oct 2, 2001
    we've never had a situation where DS was shut out of the club...

    burma, I like the picture on the bottom of your post...
  8. crisi

    crisi DIS Veteran

    Feb 25, 2002
    Reading this board for years there was ONE report of someone who couldn't drop her child off at the club because it was full. She was registered, but the club was full at that moment. I don't remember the details, but I believe it was a holiday cruise (which are usually at capacity). I'd guess that this one instance may have had extenuating circumstanced - quarentined kids clubs CMs? Maybe one of those weird "the club shouldn't be this busy at this time of day" moments.
  9. lbgraves

    lbgraves Little Cinderella's Mommy

    Feb 25, 2003
    I believe that happened during one of the huricane cruises this past year? I do remember that the captain stayed in one of the ports on the western alot later than usual to give the CMs a break so alot of parents wanted to go into town after dinner & took their kids to the club. That normally doesn't happen.
  10. bhawks9

    bhawks9 Mouseketeer

    Feb 12, 2004
    We are trying to get friends to join us on the 11/19/05 Thanksgiving cruise and they were told the cruise is at its "kid max"!

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