The River Center is a local aquarium featuring a combination of large aquariums, interactive exhibits, and a touch tank. These exhibits trace habitats of the Loxahatchee River system from a freshwater cypress swamp to brackish water estuary to coral reefs. The center provides an opportunity for families, school children, adults, tourists, and long-time residents an opportunity to discover Florida's first federally designated Wild and Scenic River. Explore the history of the watershed, its majestic environmental value, the modifications and problems associated with ever-increasing human populations and development, and programs and projects underway to help preserve and restore this valuable and unique system.There are regular adult lectures, family and children's programs. Visit our website for more information. Be sure to visit the touch tank while you're here for a personal encounter with some of aquatic critters!