Disney World Refurbishment Schedule for April 2012

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Here is the Refurb and Closure Schedule for Walt Disney World for March 2012 and beyond. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website.


  • Bay Cove Pool Slide (Bay Lake Tower at Contemporary Resort) closed through 3/16/12 for refurbishment. The pool will remain open.
  • Typhoon Lagoon closed through 3/17/12 for annual refurbishment.
  • Piano Pool (All-Star Music Resort) closed through 3/23/12 for refurbishment. The Calypso Pool will remain open.
  • Plaza Ice Cream Parlor (Magic Kingdom) closed through 3/27/12 for refurbishment.
  • Feature Pool Slide (Contemporary Resort) closed through 3/30/12 for refurbishment. The pool will remain open.
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant (Magic Kingdom) closed through 3/31/12 for refurbishment.
  • Nanea Volcano Pool Slide (Polynesian Resort) closed through 4/1/12 for refurbishment. The pool will remain open.
  • Tutto Italia Restaurant (Epcot) closed through 4/27/12 for refurbishment.
  • Liberty Square Riverboat (Magic Kingdom) closed through 5/20/12 for refurbishment.
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (Magic Kingdom) closed through 5/27/12 for refurbishment.
  • Innoventions: House of Innoventions exhibit closed through late April 2012 for refurbishment.
  • Grand Floridian Spa (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through mid-2013 due to construction at the resort. The Grand Floridian Fitness Center will remain open and guests may use The Spa at Saratoga Springs Resort.


  • Boardwalk Inn leisure pool closed 3/19/12-3/22/12 for refurbishment. The feature pool and villas leisure pools will remain open.
  • Test Track (Epcot) closed April 2012-September 2012 for transformation to the Chevrolet Design Center.
  • Stormalong Bay Pool (Yacht & Beach Club Resorts) and slide closed 4/9/12-4/23/12 for refurbishment. Only a portion of the pool will be closed. Guests may use the open parts of the pool and the pool and slide at BoardWalk Inn Resort.
  • Liberty Square Riverboat (Magic Kingdom) closed 4/16/12-5/20/12 for refurbishment.
  • Lights! Motors! Action! Extreme Stunt Show (Hollywood Studios) closed 4/29/12-5/2/12 for refurbishment.
  • Lake Buena Vista Golf Course closed 5/7/12-5/17/12 for refurbishment.
  • Magnolia Golf Course closed 5/14/12-5/23/12 for refurbishment.
  • Palm Golf Course closed 5/29/12-6/8/12 for refurbishment.
  • Oak Trail Golf Course closed 5/29/12-9/28/12 for refurbishment.
  • Cape May Cafe (Yacht & Beach Club Resorts) closed 7/9/12-8/3/12 for refurbishment.
  • Hoop Dee Doo Review closed 8/5/12-12/31/12 for refurbishment.
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse (Yacht & Beach Club Resorts) closed 8/27/12-9/14/12 for refurbishment.

Source Mousesavers Newsletter

  • Disney World Refurbishment Schedule March 2012 (chipandco.com)
  • Disney Confidential – Magic Kingdom Monorail Loop Closing (chipandco.com)

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4 thoughts on “Disney World Refurbishment Schedule for April 2012

  1. Liking the idea that nothing so far is out during our visit, but I’m sure that will change as it gets closer..

  2. The only thing (thus far) that will be closed while we’re there is the Hoop De Doo Review, and we weren’t planning on that anyway. 🙂 *Fingers crossed that things stay open* 🙂

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