First of all, there absolutely should have been a sign if they knew there were alligators in that lake. We go there every summer and I had NO idea there were gators. Second of...
all, people get a false sense of security at Disney because everything is so perfect and clean and happy there and you honestly forget about real-life dangers (e.g. getting hurt on a ride) when you are there. This is part of the "Disney Magic" and all the more reason you would not be thinking about anything bad happening to your child playing on a man-made beach in a resort. So, anyone who says the parents are too blame has no idea what they are talking about.
ita. also, 99.9% of the time, general "no swimming" signs are about general drowning liability. i don't think disney anticipated a gator attack, but if there is known to be a more...(more)6-15-2016 12:57pm
specific threat, a specific warning would go a long way. my family would dip toes in and wade in a non-swimming area if the reason is no lifeguard. but wild animal risk would be different.