Public Guided Tour

If you’ve ever wondered about the fish in our tanks or the turtle patients in our yard, this is the tour for you. Lasting an hour, these tours are led by educational docents who will answer all your...

Fish Feeding

Stop by our exhibit hall and take a trip through Florida's Coastal Ecosystems. Watch the unique and interesting creatures that inhabit our aquariums. Learn about different feeding behaviors and food...

Shark Feeding

Come join us for a splashing good time! Sandoway hosts a daily shark feeding, in the centers 15,000 gallon shark tank. Learn lots of fun and interesting facts about the oceans top predator! Admission is $4...

Outdoor Aquarium Feedings

What is the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities? How do fish use these habitats? Learn about the fascinating behaviors of sharks, sting rays, and other marine life during these FREE daily...

Sensational Story Time

No need to sit still as a statue for this story. Children's books come to life through interactive performance, song, movement and props. An engaging art activity complements each session. Suitable for all...

Lil’ Explorers: Super Sensory Messy Play

Children engage in messy play while doing many things at once. Is it full or empty, sticky or slimy? Explore with us and find out. This is a weekly ongoing class. Suitable for ages 2 – 4. Space is...

Stingray Feeding

Join us daily to watch our Bat and Cownose Rays eat their lunch! Find out what type of food stingrays eat, learn about their behavior and characteristics and even get to touch one! Admission into the center is...

Public Fish Feeding and Tour

Join River Center staff and volunteers at 2pm for a guided tour of our beautiful exhibits as we take a trip down the Loxahatchee River and have an opportunity to get an up close and personal view of the river...

Interactive Home School Classes

Join our expert educators for engaging, hands-on learning sessions your home schoolers will never forget! Each class teaches a different science subject ranging from Geology to Kitchen Chemistry. December’s...

Our Body: The Universe Within

Appropriate for all ages, Our Body literally goes “under the skin” to reveal the mysteries of human anatomy.  Visitors will tour three-dimensional human bodies, specimens and organs, which were...

Junior Vet Lab

The Children’s Research Station presented by the Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation exercises science skills in children through an experiential lab. Geared at children ages up to 12, the junior...

Indoor Aquarium Feedings

What do eels eat, or better yet, HOW do eels eat? Which fish rule the school? Why are female seahorses the envy of all the girls? Learn about these and other sea creatures during our FREE daily feeding...

Alligator Feeding

Join us every Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm to listen to a short talk on alligators and watch our resident alligator feed on his favorite food! Admission into the Nature Center is $4.00 per person ages 3 and...

Lighthouse Moonrise Tour

A howling good time and spectacular evening view of a full moon from the top of the tower! Tour time approximately 75 minutes, $15 Members, $20 Non-Members, RSVP required, 561-747-8380 x101. Tours are weather...

Little Hands, Big Art

New and exciting projects show off children’s creativity as they learn and create many different forms of art from murals to clay formation. This is an ongoing weekly class. Suitable for ages 2 –...

Snake Talk

Meet King Henry, our resident king snake.  Learn about the habits and habitats of King and other snakes at this informative...

Jr Shark Biologist

Have you ever wanted to be a marine biologist working with sharks? This program gives kids just that. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their...

Youth Cultural Empowerment Program

The YCEP will consist of two components that include creative ‘Acts of Empowerment’ for area youth to express themselves through dance and art. The YCEP Dance Project will teach the elements of West...

GEMS Club

Girls have a bright future in Science and GEMS Club will continue to help them shine! GEMS Club offers the perfect opportunity for young girls to learn and grow as they discover the exciting world of math,...