Our Summer Classes are in Session. During this time, portions of the exhibit hall may be closed to the public due to summer programming.
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
(at Cooper Street)
Arlington, TX 76006 US
The Mini-Boat Regatta provides an opportunity for children ages 4-12 to race mini-sailboats along rain gutters by blowing on the sail of their boat. With a huff and a puff they will race their boats to the finish line!
First, second and third-place trophies will be awarded in each age category. Also trophies are awarded to those with the Overall Fastest Time.
Goldfish (ages 4-6)
Dolphins (ages 7-9)
Whales (ages 10-12)
NEW: Adult Division: Ages 18 & UP (just so adults can join in on the fun too!)
Mini-Boat Regatta Registration Fee
$5 per child
(Note: Registration does not include general admission to the regatta event. General admission to the regatta is $8 at the gate. Or, come by the Living Science Center by April 25 and pay just $6).
Check-in Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Race Start Time: 1 pm (approximate)
Location: Hook’s Lagoon area
Mini-Sailboat Kit Costs
Sailboat kits can be purchased at River Legacy Living Science Center's Acorns Gift Shop, 703 NW Green Oaks Blvd. Cost is $6.48. Kits must be assembled and decorated before event day.
Kits purchased from area Scout shops can also be used. No Catamaran Kits this year.
A limited number of assembled, waterproofed boats will be available the day of the race for a $5 refundable deposit (when you return the boat after the races).
For more information about the Mini-Boat Regatta, call River Legacy Foundation at 817.860.6752, ext. 107.
July 26: Learn how to make gardening a family affair!
Aug. 2: Get an up close look at a native animal.
Aug. 2: Yoga at the Science Center!
Aug. 9: Go on a family-friendly guided nature walk.