The legend the Disney Company created is that Pleasure Island was based on the fictitious owner, Merriweather Adam Pleasure, and was carried on into one of its clubs, The Adventurers Club. This tradition lasted from through New Year's Eve Changes in [ edit ] Major renovations to Pleasure Island were made in March in an attempt to reverse declining attendance. Since there was no longer an entry fee, the free entertainment provided by these stages was attracting large groups of local teens which was considered undesirable. The removal of the Hub Stage opened a small area to a view of the lagoon located behind Pleasure Island, including a dock. The construction of new docks allow boat transportation links between West Side, Pleasure Island, Marketplace, and Disney resorts across the lagoon and up the Sassagoula River.
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He did not appear in Disney film or cartoon, but existed solely in the newly unveiled Pleasure Island. His name was Merriweather Adam Pleasure, an eccentric titan of industry and inventor who came to Lake Buena Vista in to start a new business. Pleasure Island closed for good in September of , but legendary tales of adventure and excitement linger in the memory of those who visited. The club had five themed rooms: