Avoid the holiday crowds! Shop at Acorns Gift Shop inside River Legacy Living Science Center for nature gifts, toys, jewelry and more! Hours are 9 am - 5 pm Mon. - Sat.
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: Catamaran Division: Ages 6 to 12
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 26 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. Kits purchased from area Scout shops can also be used. Catamaran Kits must be purchased at area Scout Shops.
» Arlington Scout Shop, 2401 W. Pioneer Pkwy, Ste. 151, Arlington, 817.861.8997
» Fort Worth Scout Shop, 5344 Trail Lake Dr., Fort Worth, 817.263.0300
» Hurst Scout Shop, 850 Cannon Dr., Ste. 101, Hurst, 817.427.1555
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.
Dec. 7: Discover the habits and adaptations of one of our native animals.
Dec. 14: Go on a family-friendly guided nature walk.
Dec. 24-25: Living Science Center Closed for Christmas Holiday.
Dec. 28: Go on a family-friendly Nature Walk.