The Sebastian River Area boasts a multitude of nature based and educational activities for the young and young at heart:
Barber Street Skate Park
The Barber Street Skate Park offers a variation of ramps and half pipes ideal for any skate enthusiast.
950 Barber Street, Sebastian
Barrier Island Sanctuary
Barrier Island Center is an educational facility with an interactive exhibit hall, theatre, dune-to-lagoon walking trail & gift shop. Free admission.
8385 Florida A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Environmental Learning Center
ELC offers hands-on-learning to children & adults with unique eco-excursions, guided nature strolls, birding trips, beach walks and much more. This summer they are offering ecology camps.
255 Live Oak Drive, Vero Beach, FL 32963
LaPorte Farms is a uniquely beautiful farm located in Sebastian. They have several critters to visit such as: Zebra, Monkey, Zebu, Llamas, Donkey, Ram, Billy Goats, White Doves, Quarter Horse, Chickens, Ducks, Geese and Swans, Macaw, Umbrella Cockatoos, Parrots, Sun Concurs, Pheasants, Guineas, Quail, Miniature Horses & More! They are handicap accessible and offer the perfect venue for various occasions and outings. LaPorte Farms is open daily from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Admission is by donation.
7700 129th St, Sebastian, FL 32958
McKee Botanical Gardens
An 18-acre subtropical garden in southern Vero Beach. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a historic Florida landmark.
350 US-1, Vero Beach, FL 32962
Sebastian Inlet Cove Tidal Pool
Located on the North Side of the Sebastian Inlet State Park is a shallow tidal pool with a sand bottom composition teeming with tropical fish, crabs, starfish, shells, shrimp, squid and lobster. A small rock jetty encloses the pool with a 200 ft. wide opening into the inlet. Manatees are commonly seen swimming in the pool. This spot is ideal for young families and snorkelers!
9700 S. A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
The Splash Pad is a great place to take the little ones on a hot Florida day. Colorful fountain structures spray a cool and refreshing stream of water that offers endless fun for the whole family! The Splash Pad is located in the heart of town at Riverview Park along the Indian River Lagoon.
Riverview Park, 600 US Hwy 1, Sebastian
Check out our Chamber Members who offer Kid Friendly activities.