• On Jul 17, 2016
    Sherry from VT Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I would like to make a return trip and stay at the Art of Animation again. Are there any times of the year when they shut down the swimming pools?

    Hello, Sherry!

    Disney's Art of Animation Resort is such a fun place to stay! The Big Blue Pool is the largest pool on property and has state of the art underwater speakers so you can swim and dance under the sea! Although all of Walt Disney World Resort pools are heated so you can swim year round, there are times when a pool is closed for refurbishment. Usually, advanced notice is provided to Guests so they can plan accordingly. Several sites like AllEarsNet or TouringPlans post lists of closures that are frequently updated to include projected start and finish dates. I hope this helps!

    Happy Planning!

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Meet the Panelist: Missy, Texas

Hello, I’m Missy from Texas! I love all things Disney, especially the Walt Disney World Resort. Although we visit several times a year, there’s always something new to experience, making each vacation unique. As a mom to a son with special needs, I know the importance of cherishing every park visit and look forward to helping you plan magical moments for your family! Learn More About Missy

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