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Welcome to YOUR 

Environmental Learning Center 

a bio-diverse, 64 acre lagoon island nature center located in the heart of the Indian River Lagoon in Vero Beach, Florida. 

Aquariums - Touch Tank - Active Bee Hive Exhibit - Pontoon Boat Eco-Tours - Paddle Excursions - Walking & Fitness Trails - Adult & Youth Education Programs - Summer Camps - Field Trips - Art Galleries - Wellness Programs - Nature Nook Gift Boutique - Venue Rentals 

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday | 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday | 8 am - 4 pm

Sunday | 8 am - 4 pm

Touch Tank Encounters

10 am - 12 PM and 1-3 PM Daily

Fish Feedings

1:30-2:30 PM Tuesdays and Saturdays


Free for ELC Members

Free for Children under age 2

$10 for adults 12 and up

$5 for children 2-11

$5 for Military

Please note: We are a pet and smoke free campus. We also ask that you not bring single use plastics, glitter, balloons or Styrofoam on campus. Thank you. 

ELC is a 501 c 3  non-profit nature center. Our mission is to educate, inspire, and empower all people to be stewards of the environment and their own well-being.

ELC News & Happenings

Click links below for more information and to register

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