Monday, April 05, 2010 | Posted by OTPN administrator | Edit Post
Did you know that there's a relaxing place near the Walt Disney World Resort that is reserved only to Cast Members and their families? It's called MICKEY'S RETREAT.
Located on the banks of Little Lake Bryan, Mickey's Retreat offers the perfect combination of the great outdoors, natural beauty, and recreational opportunities. Visitors (who must be always accompanied by Cast Members) can enjoy a children's playground, swimming pool, marina, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball courts and a large sports field. For large gatherings, four pavilions can be reserved for a fee. The park also has picnic areas equipped with tables and grills.
Park: 11 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Pool: Noon - 5 p.m. (Noon - 6 p.m. on Friday)
Saturday & Sunday
Park: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Pool: Noon - 6 p.m.
Marina: Noon - 5 p.m.
**Beginning Nov. 8 through March 12, Mickey's Retreat will close at 7 p.m.**
- Marina Rentals
- Children's Playground
- Sand Volleyball Courts
- All Purpose Field
- Full-Length Basketball Courts
- Minnie’s Pool
- Cast Reservations
- Lap Swimming
- Screen Room
- Restrooms / Lockers / Showers
- Tennis Courts
Reserve a Pavilion
- Click here to find out if we have space available on the date of your gathering. If so, follow the instructions on this site to start the reservation process.
- Once your reservation is approved, you will receive an email. Use the links in the Acceptance Email to complete your reservation.
- Accept the Contract Online.
- Pay the rental fee online by credit card or by cash at the ESPN Clubhouse Shop.
Contact Information (for Cast Member Use Only)
Information Line: 407-828-3620 (tie line 8-222)
Street Address: 8151 Lake Forest Drive, Orlando, FL 32821
Note: Cast Members with a valid company ID may bring as many Guests to Mickey's Retreat as the number on their Main Entrance Pass plus three additional Guests.
Mickey's Retreat is located within the Little Lake Bryan subdivision, a Disney-owned community:
This sign welcomes you:
What a peaceful place...
Look how low are the rates for Donald's boat rental:
Really nice out there:
It has two different swimming pools:
The banquet room:
Goofy's tennis courts:
The basket courts:
The map of the area:
In the Big Bass Pier you can even fish (but then you have to throw the fish back in the lake):
The Hyatt hotel can be seen across the lake:
And we conclude with a picture of the Cast Members waiting for the bus to go to work:
And remember: OTPN goes where the others don't.