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Animal Encounter

Daily Activities

At-A-Glance Daily Schedule

Join us for experiences that deepen appreciation for the natural world. (Dates & times subject to change.)

Monday

10am – 5pm, Stingray Touchpool (Coastal Boardwalk)

10:30am, Public Stingray Feed (Coastal Boardwalk)

11:30am, Animal Encounter (Asia & Indonesia)

2:30pm, Aquarist Gamefish Feed (Ohio Lakes & Rivers)

3pm, Discovery Cart (Shark)

Tuesday

10am – 5pm, Stingray Touchpool (Coastal Boardwalk)

10:30am, Public Stingray Feed (Coastal Boardwalk)

11:30am, Animal Encounter (Asia & Indonesia)

2:30pm, Aquarist Shark Feed (Shark Seatube)

3pm, Discovery Cart (Ohio Lakes & Rivers)

Wednesday

10am – 5pm, Stingray Touchpool (Coastal Boardwalk)

10am, Discovery Cart (Ohio Lakes & Rivers)

11am, Discovery Cart (Shark)

2pm, Animal Encounter (Asia & Indonesia)

2:30pm, Aquarist Amazon River Feed (Tropical Forest)

Thursday

10am – 5pm, Stingray Touchpool (Coastal Boardwalk)

10am, Discovery Cart (Tropical Forest)

11am, Discovery Cart (Ohio Lakes & Rivers)

2pm, Animal Encounter (Asia & Indonesia)

2:30pm, Aquarist Shark Feed (Shark Seatube)

Friday

10am – 5pm, Stingray Touchpool (Coastal Boardwalk)

10:30am, Public Stingray Feed (Coastal Boardwalk)

11:30am, Animal Encounter (Asia & Indonesia)

2:30pm, Discovery Cart (Ohio Lakes & Rivers)

Saturday

10am – 5pm, Stingray Touchpool (Coastal Boardwalk)

10:30am, Public Stingray Feed (Coastal Boardwalk)

2:30pm, Discovery Cart (Shark)

Sunday

10am – 5pm, Stingray Touchpool (Coastal Boardwalk)

10am, Discovery Cart (Ohio Lakes & Rivers)

2:30pm, Animal Encounter (Asia & Indonesia)

Rotating Activities

Ask our team questions at anytime, even when you’re not watching a feed, learning about adaptations or touching a stingray. We know nature is a curious thing.

PUBLIC STINGRAY ENCOUNTERS

  • 10am – 5pm, daily

PUBLIC STINGRAY FEEDS

  • 10:30am, Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Saturday

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS

  • 11:30am, Monday, Tuesday & Friday
  • 2pm, Wednesday & Thursday
  • 2:30pm, Sunday

DISCOVERY CART

Ohio Lakes & Rivers

  • 10am,  Wednesday & Sunday
  • 11am, Thursday
  • 2:30pm, Friday
  • 3pm, Tuesday

Tropical Forest 

  • 10am,  Thursday
  • 11am, Saturday

Shark

  • 11am, Wednesday & Sunday
  • 2:30pm, Saturday
  • 3pm, Monday

HABITAT FEEDINGS BY ANIMAL CARE TEAM

  • 2:30pm, Monday (Ohio Gamefish)
  • 2:30pm, Wednesday (Tropical Forest Amazon River)

SHARK FEEDINGS BY ANIMAL CARE TEAM

  • 2:30pm, Tuesday
  • 2:30pm, Thursday

Daily Activities Gallery