Youth & Family Programs

Join us for an adventure you won’t forget! Sleep next to coral reef critters, celebrate your birthday with the fishes, bring your scout group to the Aquarium to complete badge requirements and learn about our local environment.

Learning should always be this much fun! We offer community programs for all ages!


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Homeschool Programs

Come to the Aquarium for monthly Homeschool science classes. Each class uses inquiry based learning and hands-on experiments and activities to discover science.

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Birthday Parties

With The Florida Aquarium's Birthday Party Program, there is no need to stress over preparations, make a mess of your home or the need to clean up afterwards.

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Dive into sleeping bags in front of snoozin' sharks and evening eels and enjoy a wet and wild sleepover! Reserve your sleepover as soon as possible, as dates are limited and fill up quickly.



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AquaTots is for children 3-5 yrs old with a parent or guardian. Each class is designed to encourage interaction with parent and child through story time, craft making, activity center play and touring the Aquarium. Class themes are structured to enhance children's interest in their natural world.

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Scout Programs

Come to the Aquarium for a 2-hour, in-depth workshop that fulfills some badge & journey requirements. Programs include: Hands-on activities and all supplies, admission to the aquarium before and/or after program.



Contact the Education Department

E-mail Address:

Phone Number: 813-273-4015