For something new in the Jupiter area, grab your kids this weekend and head to the River Center! The Jupiter River Center is an all in one fun place for fun and learning. The River Center offers guests amazing facilities with live aquatic tanks, interactive exhibits, and a touch tank that represents the ecosystem of the Loxahatchee River, from freshwater cypress swamps to seagrass estuaries to marine networks.
“The center provides a fun, educational opportunity for school children, adults, visitors, and long-time residents to learn about Florida’s first National Wild and Scenic River.” And their mission “is to foster a sense of environmental stewardship for the Loxahatchee River’s diverse watershed with quality education programs, exhibits, and meaningful events.
On Saturdays at the Jupiter River Center, from 2pm-3pm, are tours through the facility with an interactive and unique touch tank exhibit, as well as to view a live feeding of the resident animals. All ages are welcomed and no RSVP is required. Admission is free to the public but donations are greatly appreciated and help the staff and animals at the River Center. Call the River Center at 561-743-7123 for more information.