School Field Trips

 

 

 

Our fieldtrips are on-hold due to the COVID-19 health emergency.

 

Our field trips are FINtastic! Combine hands-on learning with educational talks and up close animal encounters! 

 

Ready to book your group visit?

Please review the information below and then click on Contact Us to let us know your requested date and number in party. Our Education Team will get back to you within 48 hours (please check your junk email if you have not heard from us).

 

It is a good idea to book your field trip 1-3 months in advance to be sure we can accommodate your group. We cannot wait to spend the day with you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


General Information:

  • All school groups MUST book in advance with our Education Team. 

  • School Group visits are available Wednesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

  • Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome!

  • There must be one adult for every 10 students and each school group will receive one complimentary chaperone admission for every 10 students.

  • Large groups (over 50) will be broken into smaller groups.

  • Add a stingray feeding experience for just $2 per person!

  • Download our field trip flyer

School Field Trip Options:

  Aquacology: 

  • Enjoy an hour-long grade-level appropriate guided tour through the aquarium

  • Be a biologist: peek through a microscope to see what our jellyfish eat

  • Participate in our jellyfish feeding

  • Receive a souvenir pencil made of recycled materials. 

  • $9 per child, $10 for adults

The Feeding Frenzy: 

  • Enjoy an hour-long grade-level appropriate guided tour through the aquarium,

  • Be a biologist: peek through a microscope to see what our jellyfish eat

  • Participate in our jellyfish feeding

  • Make fish treats in our lab

  • Enjoy a pizza lunch

  • Receive a souvenir pencil made of recycled materials. 

  • This package is a 2-hour experience. 

  • $18 per child/adult

Guided Tour:

  • Enjoy an hour-long grade-level appropriate guided tour through the aquarium

  • $6 per child, $10 adult

Add a stingray feeding experience to any package for just $2 per person!

Lunch Options:

  • The aquarium offers the option to pre-order pizza for field trip participants. Orders must be received 72 hours in advance (no exceptions).  Your educator will provide you with the menu when you book your field trip. 

  • Those who pre-order are welcome to enjoy their meal in our dining area or in our beautiful courtyard.

  • Any outside food (including homemade sack lunches) is not permitted in the dining area or in the courtyard. Riverview Park and the Red River District make the perfect location for a picnic lunch!

  • Due to limited space, Shreveport Aquarium does not have a designated location to store outside food or a location for students to eat inside the facility. Please plan ahead. 

What Else You Should Know:

  • If a group member gets lost or injured, please find the nearest staff member to assist you.

  • Don't forget to visit our Gift Shop, located at the end of the Aquarium 

  • If you are running late for your reserved group visit, please call ahead.

  • If you need to cancel or reschedule please allow at least 7 days notice.

  • Please be courteous, if your group is a no-show, you will not be able to re-book for 1 year.

Code of Conduct:

  • No flash photography, please!

  • Be courteous and respectful of all visitors, exhibits and building. Talk quietly as you explore the wonders of the Aquarium.

  • Please do not use pens or pencils inside the Aquarium unless permitted by a staff member.

  • Help protect the animals. When permitted, touch the animals gently using the illustrated two-finger touch method. Please do not disturb animals by tapping on the windows.

  • Keep food, drinks and gum outside the Aquarium. 

  • Adults must stay with children and students at all times during your visit, regardless of the age of the student.

Shreveport Aquarium

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601 Clyde Fant Parkway

Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

318-383-0601

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