Resort pools are a huge draw for guests and little ones in the group, even if it’s cold out. Water slides in hotel pools give the resort bonus points, that’s for sure. Just like attractions, these slides and pool areas need to undergo refurbishment. The water slide at the Lava Pool will be closing for maintenance in January and reopening in February. Thankfully there’s plenty to do at the resort, like dining at Ohana, hanging out at the Oasis Pool, and walking on the sandy beach.
Below is a statement from Disney regarding the closure of the slide in the Lava Pool.
To ensure our facilities are maintained to the highest quality standards, we conduct routine maintenance from time to time. The Lava Pool water slide at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort will be closed for refurbishment beginning Jan. 3, 2023.
While Guests may see or hear refurbishment work in the area, the Lava Pool will remain available to Guests throughout the refurbishment; only the water slide will be closed. The Oasis Pool will also be available for use.
The water slide will reopen to Guests in early February.
Hi, I'm Erica, and I write about all things Disney. Before working for The DIS, I was a theme park performer at SeaWorld, but I also performed at Disney. I have such an immense love for theme parks to the point I studied them in college.