ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Blizzard Beach, one of two water parks at Walt Disney World Resort, reopened Sunday for the first time since shutting down last spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
What You Need To Know
- Disney World reopens Blizzard Beach
- The water park had been closed since March 2020
- Health and safety measures have been put in place at the park
- Typhoon Lagoon remains closed
The water park now features a number of health and safety measures, including temperature screenings, ground markers for social distancing and limited capacity. Although capacity is limited, park reservations are not required for the water park like they are for Disney’s theme parks.
Face masks are also required at Blizzard Beach in designated areas but not while in the water or on any attractions. Visitors can remove their masks while eating or drinking.
Prior to reopening, Blizzard Beach had been shuttered since March 2020 along with Typhoon Lagoon, which remains closed. Disney has not yet shared when it could reopen.
Blizzard Beach joins other water parks in Central Florida that have reopened, including Universal’s Volcano Bay, which recently finished up a seasonal closure.