Early Childhood Programs


Save big on fun with your little one! Register in advance for three Sea Squirts sessions — a $90 value — for only $80. Members save even more at only $64 for the 3-session series! Add three (3) early childhood programs to your cart and use code SEASQUIRTSOFF at checkout. Each session brings new themes to discover, animals to meet and fun for you and your child as you explore the aquarium together.

Sea Squirts: Outgoing Otters

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Join us for an otter-ly fun experience for your little one to explore fun play spaces, enjoy watching puppetry, and engage their fine motor skills through sensory play. Through these activities, we will explore where otters live, what they eat and how they take care of their young. In this toddler takeover of the aquarium, you'll engage in hands-on activities, play with other mini-marine explorers, and meet animals up close.

Ages: 0 - 5 years old with a caregiver

Price includes toddler and a caregiver. Price is per session.

Price: $24 members, $30 regular
Book 3 sessions and save! Use code SEASQUIRTSOFF at checkout.
Dates: Sunday, 2/11
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

Sea Squirts: Terrific Turtles

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A turtle-ly awesome morning to explore and play like a turtle. Through play, games and an up-close animal encounter families will learn about the special features of turtles! In this toddler takeover of the aquarium, you'll engage in hands-on activities, play with other mini-marine explorers, and meet animals up close.

Ages: 0 - 5 years old with a caregiver

Price includes toddler and a caregiver. Price is per session.

Price: $24 members, $30 regular
Book 3 sessions and save! Use code SEASQUIRTSOFF at checkout.
Dates: Sunday, 3/17
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am
Photo Credit: Julie Larsen

Sea Squirts: Jolly Jellies

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Swim on down to explore like the jellies in our Spineless exhibit. Enjoy this unique experience with your toddler including sensory activities, crafts, songs and movements! In this toddler takeover of the aquarium, you'll engage in hands-on activities, play with other mini-marine explorers, and meet animals up close.

Ages: 0 - 5 years old with a caregiver

Price includes toddler and a caregiver. Price is per session.

Price: $24 members, $30 regular
Book 3 sessions and save! Use code SEASQUIRTSOFF at checkout.
Dates: Sunday, 4/14
Time: 9:30am - 11:00am

OUR OFFICE IS OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY FROM 9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL 800-433-4149 OR EMAIL NYAEDUCATION@WCS.ORG.

Our office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

If you have any questions, please call 800-433-4149 or email nyaeducation@wcs.org.


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