Child Care FAQ

update Pixar Play Zone closed as of March 30, 2019.

Simba’s Cubhouse, Sandcastle Club and Lilo’s Playhouse closed as of July 31, 2018.

 Children’s Activity Center | In-Room Child Care

Walt Disney World resort hotels closed all of their child care facilities as of July 31, 2018.

Camp Dolphin

However, on Disney property, although not a Disney-operated resort, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel operates Camp Dolphin.

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel
Camp Dolphin
located on the first floor near the Dolphin Health Club
(407) 934-4000, ext. 4241

Age: Child-care is provided for children age 4, if they are potty-trained, through age 12.
Hours: 5:30 p.m. – midnight
Price: $15 per hour, per child (two-hour minimum).
Activities: Arts and crafts, video games, a visit to the Dolphin game arcade and Disney movies.

Meals: Counselors take the kids to nearby Picabu restaurant, where the meals they have pre-selected from a menu of traditional kid favorites, such as cheeseburgers, mac and cheese, chicken fingers and hot dogs, are served. Then, they are treated to ice cream from The Fountain shop.

Reservations are required. Call 1-407-WDW-DINE (939-3463).

What if I’d prefer to have a babysitter come to our room?

Disney recommends:

Kid’s Nite Out
(407) 828-0920, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., 7 days a week

Kid’s Nite Out Caregivers are at least 18, are insured and bonded, have hands-on training and child-care experience, including child/infant CPR and basic first aid. They will provide one-on-one in-room child care in a Walt Disney World Resort room, and will provide a variety of activities, including reading, coloring, or games. A sitter can also be hired to accompany children to area attractions (with the exception of water areas) or act as father’s/mother’s helper. Kid’s Nite Out also plans and works children’s parties, camps, and children’s theme conventions.

Children ages 6 months to 12 years are eligible. Kid’s Nite Out also cares for children with special needs. — call for details.

Hours: Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at all Walt Disney World Resorts

One child = $18 per hour; two children = $21 per hour; three children = $24 per hour; four children = $26 per hour. For five or more children, please call 1-800-696-8105.

There is also a $10 transportation fee.

*After 9 p.m. an additional $2 per hour premium. Cancellations require a 24-hour advance notice. Advance reservations are required. Holidays and special events require an additional premium. Rates are subject to change.

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