Walt Disney World Recreation


Extreme Recreational Activities at WDW
Richard Petty Driving Experience
If you've ever dreamed of being behind the wheel of a 600 horsepower Winston Cup style stock car, the Richard Petty Driving Experience can make your dreams come true!
Richard Petty Driving Experience


Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World SPEEDWAY

Combine some of the world's finest automobiles with a track specifically designed for drivers to safely experience their awe-inspiring acceleration, speed and handling and you have "Exotic Driving Experience". Exotic Driving Experience features supercars by Ferrari, Lamborghini, Audi, and Porsche.


Indy Racing Experience
The Indy Racing Experience puts you in a real IndyCar Series Car. These cars have been retrofitted for two passengers. Depending on which experience you choose, you can either sit behind a professional driver or take part in the driving program that puts you behind the wheel.
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Annual Disney Races & Marathons

Beginner's Guide to Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend
Every January, thousands of Disney fans line up for one of the Walt Disney World marathon weekend events. The weekend, which consists of a 5K, half marathon, and marathon, is the marquee event of the RunDisney (formerly Disney Endurance) calendar. Read More...

January 2013: 1/10 - 1/13/13 - Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend
February 2013: 2/22 - 2/24/13 - Disney's Princess Half Marathon
May 2013: 5/04/13 - Expedition Everest Challenge

September 2012: 9/28 - 9/29/12 - The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror 10-Miler Weekend
November 2012: 11/09 - 11/10/12 - Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon


Nature Experiences

Fishing Excursions
Disney's Fort Wilderness Marina, Disney’s Port Orleans, Yacht/Beach Club, Disney's Boardwalk, Downtown Disney Marketplace
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Horse-Drawn Excursions and Carriage Rides
Carriage rides, Hayrides, Horseback Riding, Halloween Haunted Carriage Ride, Holiday Sleigh Ride


ESPN Wide World of Sports ComplexESPN Wide World of Sports

Listing of all Disney Headline sport events including Marathons and overview of complex


Disney Fitness Centers
Many of Disney’s Resorts have a fitness center. Guests staying at these resorts can use the facility without an additional fee being applied.
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Jogging Trails
Many of the resorts have dedicated trails for jogging, biking and walking.


Disney Golf Courses - Walt Disney World Resort has 4 outstanding championship golf courses (3 are on the PGA Tour) and a par-36 practice course.


Archery Experience

Take aim at the Bullseye at this Ft. Wilderness activity

Surfing Lessons
Instruction is provided by Craig Carroll's Cocoa Beach Surfing School.  Class sizes are limited to 14 guests ages 8 and up.

Tennis Lessons
Clinics and private instruction at Walt Disney World Resort can be reserved by calling 321-228-1146.  Lessons are provided by Orlando Tennis Services, LLC and are available at Animal Kingdom Lodge, Bay Lake Tower, Saratoga Springs and the Yacht & Beach Clubs. Equipment is provided.

You must be a resort guest to participate.

Private appointments available

$90 per hour, (DVC members receive 10% discount)


Atlanta Braves Spring Training Schedule at Wide World of Sports

Parasailing/Water Skiing
Sammy Duvall's Water Sports Center offers the following activities: Parasailing, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Jet Skiing, and Tubing.
Disney's Contemporary Resort Marina
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Other Recreation


Walt Disney World Specialty Fireworks Cruises
These specialty cruises feature premium viewing of the Illuminations or Magic Kingdom Fireworks.
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Walt Disney World Spa Services
Full service spas located on Disney property are found at the Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa and the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.


iFly Orlando
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iFly, a free fall skydiving adventure that floats you in a vertical wind tunnel with air speeds up to 145 mph. No experience is required, but some coordination is. There is short class where the instructor will teach you how to fly and give you necessary hand signals for communication while flying in the tunnel. The key is to relax, keep your chin up, arms in front of you, legs slightly apart and knees bent. Each class can have up to 12 people.