BoardWalk Pool Gates

Walt Disney World continues its project of installing fencing around all resort pools as both the Luna Park and villa quiet pool at Disney BoardWalk Inn & Villas are now enclosed.  

BoardWalk Pool

 

Back in 2013, Disney began installing fences around all resort pools.  Among the latest resorts to receive the modification is Disney's BoardWalk Inn & Villas.  No MagicBands are required for entry at this time as the fencing appears to be primarily designed as a safety measure.  Placards at several entry points list operating hours--currently 9am to 9pm for the BoardWalk main pool--and signage within reminds visitors that pools are intended for the use of resort guests only.  

BoardWalk Pool

BoardWalk Pool

BoardWalk Pool

BoardWalk Pool

BoardWalk Pool

A similar setup exists at the resort quiet pool.  However, operating hours are not restricted due to the absence of a slide and other feature pool amenities.  Lifeguards are never provided and the pool is typically available 24 hours / day to resort guests. 

BoardWalk Pool

BoardWalk Pool

BoardWalk Pool

BoardWalk Pool

Reader Comments
Re: BoardWalk Pool Gates -- CarolynFH
2016 Dec 16 02:04:24 PM
Well, I'm certainly glad you don't need a MB or room key to access the bar at the main pool! I hope it will remain that way.


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Re: BoardWalk Pool Gates -- denlo
2016 Dec 17 09:53:52 AM
Since there are lifeguards at the Luna Pool I can see why they wouldn't need to use MBs. Does the pool close when the lifeguards leave?
My wife and I were told closing was because of legal twists -- d0njudd
2016 Dec 23 03:41:31 PM
denlo wrote:
Since there are lifeguards at the Luna Pool I can see why they wouldn't need to use MBs. Does the pool close when the lifeguards leave?

My wife and I were there for 10 days in October 2016. We hang out at the pool all the time and was talking to someone who is a manager there. She said legal twists including insurance liability was a reason they pool was closing when there were no longer lifeguards there. We were asked to leave the hot tub one evening when we were enjoying the pool with other friends. We simply transferred over to the quiet pool. Incidentally an curious twist on the law is that pools are excluded form handicap use, so the doors aren't, and don't need to be handicap enabled by law.

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