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Jupiter's Loxahatchee River Center

Posted by Lacey Hagler on Monday, September 17th, 2018 at 1:03pm.

The Loxahatchee River Center is located on the southeast side of Burt Reynolds Park on US1 and features over 6,000 gallons of fresh and saltwater aquariums, interactive kid-friendly exhibits, and even a “touch tank” where children can meet some of Florida’s friendly creatures up close.

From September 1st through May 31st, the Center is open Tuesday – Wednesday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday – Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. From June 1st through August 31st, the Center is open Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The River Center is a fun, educational opportunity for visitors to learn about the unique Loxahatchee River system, from freshwater Cyprus swamp to the seagrass dominated estuary and marine ecosystems.

Programs offered include a family seine & snorkel tour, fishing clinics, storytime for children ages 0-5 every Thursday at 9:30 a.m., an aquatic adventure camp for children ages 6-18, boating safety classes in collaboration with the AustinBlue Foundation, kayak trips, and Loxahatchee by Night Campfires.

805 US 1, Jupiter, FL 33477
Phone: (561) 743-7123
Email: rivercenter@lrecd.org

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