KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Island H2O Live!, the water park at Margaritaville Resort Orlando, has announced a reopening date.

What You Need To Know

  • Island H2O Live! to reopen May 23

  • The water park will implement new safety measures

  • Visitors will undergo verbal screening before entry

​The water park will reopen on select days starting May 23.

As part of the reopening, Island H2O Live! will be implementing new “Safe-Splash Guidelines,” which include limiting park capacity, installing signs and ground markers to promote social distancing, adding hand sanitizer stations and increasing cleaning efforts throughout the park.

Visitors will need to undergo a verbal screening when they arrive at the park. They will be asked screening questions such as whether they have had contact with someone known to have COVID-19 or if they have experienced certain symptoms in the last 72 hours.

Employees will also undergo the verbal screening as well as a temperature check. Employees will also be required to wear masks. Visitors are encouraged to do so. But masks are not allowed in the water or on slides.

“We are excited to reopen and provide an entertaining break from the day-to-day world,” general manager Jim Kunau said in a statement. “We look forward to providing wonderful memories for our guests and their families."

Island H2O Live!, submitted a reopening plan to the state that included a proposed reopening date as well as proposed guidelines to keep staff and visitors safe, according to a news release. Those plans were endorsed by the Osceola County Administrator.

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