River Legacy
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
(at Cooper Street)
Arlington, TX 76006 US

River Legacy

Mini-Boat Regatta

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)

Mini-Boat Regatta Registration Fee

$5 per child

Registration Form (must pre-register by April 20. After that date, participants can register in the Children's Area on event day between 10 am and noon.)

(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 23 and pay just $6).


Race Information

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.

Coming soon to River Legacy

Dec. 4: Enjoy a night out while your kids have a fun Opossum adventure at River Legacy!

Dec. 5: Get an up close look at a native animal.

Dec. 10: Preschoolers & Parents can enjoy learning about woodpeckers together!

Dec. 12: Scouts get help with journey or badges!