**The Aquarium is open to the public on a limited capacity basis so advance tickets must be purchased online. You can reserve your visit here.  Learn about important safety policies and procedures here.**​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


Toddler Tuesdays (Virtual)

While we are not currently offering Toddler Tuesday onsite, we invite you and your preschooler to join Miss Jenny online for her virtual Toddler Tuesdays. Each week she will highlight a different letter and animal and offer a special theme-related storytime! Each of these events does require a separate registration for access but you can easily register online at the links below.

  • August 3
    Miss Jenny will highlight the monkey, with a spotlight on the letter M, and a reading of Grumpy Monkey, written by Suzanne Lang! REGISTER HERE

  • August 10

    Miss Jenny will highlight the monkey, with a spotlight on the hedgehog, with a spotlight on the letter H, and a reading of Hedgehog Needs a Hug, written by Jen Betton! REGISTER HERE

  • August 17

    Miss Jenny will highlight the bear, with a spotlight on the letter B, and a reading of Where There’s a Bear, There’s Trouble! written by Michael Catchpool!  REGISTER HERE

  • August 24

    Miss Jenny will highlight the rabbit, with a spotlight on the letter R, and a reading of No More Cuddles! written by Jane Chapman! REGISTER HERE

  • August 31

    Miss Jenny will highlight the octopus, with a spotlight on the letter O, and a reading of Tickly Octopus, written by Ruth Galloway! REGISTER HERE


Virtual Education & Outreach Programs for Toddlers

These programs are geared to educators working with the younger learners (ages 2-3). Please contact our School & Youth Programs Specialist for more information on these programs, the requirements, or to book one for your class. See our Virtual Programs and Outreach Progams pages for more information.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

OUTREACH PROGRAMS

Rachel Clark
(757) 385-0330


Playtime with Miss Jenny & Friends

*This program is not currently offered. Please watch for updates.*

​Join us on Wednesdays from 10:00am-12 noon on the Wildflower Deck (right outside of the Coastal River exhibit) as Miss Jenny and her friends read stories and participate in playtime activities geared towards early learners. In the event of inclement weather, Playtime will be held in the Changing Exhibit Gallery​. No registration is required and the program is included with Aquarium admission.


​​Toddler​ Trek

*This program is not currently offered. Please watch for updates.*

Every Thursday, at 10:00 and 11:00am, take an easy, 30-minute stroll along the Nature Trail to discover a new animal, color, or shape through fun outdoor activities. This program meets in the Main Building's Changing Exhibit Hallway and takes place inside during inclement weather. No registration is required and the program is included with Aquarium admission.​​​​​​