visit the learning center

event list

kayak and boat tours


9 am - 4 pm, Monday - Saturday.

Check our calendar for special events.

Adults $5
Children Ages 6-12 $3
Children Under 6 FREE
Friends of Rookery Bay members FREE
Military personnel and family (up to four) FREE from Memorial Day through Labor Day

Dogs are not allowed in the ELC building or on the nature trails.

The Environmental Learning Center is designed for self-guided tours. Sodas and a selection of healthy snacks is available in the Nature Store.

Groups and private tours

Your group is welcome to have lunch during your visit to the Environmental Learning Center. Please complete our "group booking form" if you would like a private tour or your group consists of ten people or more. 

CLICK HERE for printable coupon for admission to Learning Center.


Annual Closures

We are closed on Federal holidays and some other days too.


Thanksgiving Day (Thursday & Friday)


New Year's Day*

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Batfish Bash for the Bay**

Memorial Day

Independence Day*

Labor Day

Veteran's Day*

* If the holiday falls on Saturday, the center will be closed on Friday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the center will be closed on Monday.

** The center will be closed on Friday for the Batfish Bash (mid-March, check event schedule for actual date).


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