Animal Athletes

September 27, 2014 10:00am

Saturday, September 27
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Did you know that many animals are the Ultra-Athletes of the natural world? Here’s your chance to find out how you measure up against some amazing animal feats! Children can compete in activities to match their “iron strengths” against the athletic abilities of Aquarium creatures. Fun and engaging programs will enhance your family’s Aquarium experience while helping you appreciate some truly phenomenal skills. No registration necessary. These activities will be self-guided with stations throughout the Aquarium campus.

Animal Athletes Schedule:

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • Sticky Frogs Fly Catching (River Journey auditorium)
  • Wing Flapping (River Journey, top of the esclator overlook)
  • Hold Your Breath (River Journey, Delta Swamp)
  • Jumping (top of the Ocean Journey escalator)
  • Speed Trials (Outside, between Aquarium buildings)

10:15 am 

  • Nutcracking with Macaws keeper talk (Ocean Journey, Tropical Cove)

    10:30 - 11:30 am
  • Ice Water Endurance (Ocean Journey, Penguins’ Rock entrance)

11:15 am to 2:00 pm

  • Sharpshooting Skunks (Outside, Aquarium Pavilion)
  • Water Jug Weightlifting (Outside, Aquarium Pavilion)

12:00 - 2:00 pm

  • Octo-Jars (Ocean Journey, Penguins’ Rock entrance)

All Ages
Free for Members
Free with daily admission