SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc., one of the world’s leading theme park and entertainment companies, announced today a phased reopening (with capacity limitations) of Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island on June 11. The reopening of the parks will include enhanced health and safety protocols for cleaning and sanitizing, physical distancing, face covering requirements, and temperature screening. A new online reservation system will also help manage capacity so that guests can enjoy a.
With Phase 2 of Florida’s reopening plan scheduled to begin on Friday, Sun Splash Family Waterpark will reopen its gates for the 2020 season, at 50% capacity, on Saturday, June 6 at 10 a.m. The Cape Coral waterpark is home to more than 14 acres of attractions for visitors of all ages including the Electric Slide, Cape Fear, Lazy River and Pirate’s Cove. More adventurous visitors will enjoy three heart-pounding.
The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is reminding parents of kindergartners, 7th graders, out-of-state, transfer and college students to make sure their children’s immunizations are up to date before the start of the new school year. The Department is accepting appointments for back to school immunizations and will be hosting weekend clinics, only for back to school immunizations, at two locations. All students are required to receive the.
The Lee County Library System has launched its 2020 summer reading program for all ages, with a completely online program that encourages participants to explore their imagination through reading and learning adventures. The program incorporates a variety of educational activities and reading challenges, many of which can be completed offline and screen-free, with participants logging activity either through the website or the READsquared mobile app. Age-appropriate weekly missions built into.
Wow! Has our world turned upside down or what? I feel that this moment in time is this generation’s “Where were you when the world changed forever?” I know exactly where I was … on vacation in the middle of the ocean, 60 mile per hour winds, 18 foot waves and a rumor of a newly instituted travel ban by the president being whispered among the passengers one hour into the.
The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’mon) has officially reopened to children and their families. C’mon is open to members and visitors, however all visitors are asked to schedule their visit by reserving their preferred day and time at www.Cmon.org. The museum reopened May 23. C’mon is operating at a limited capacity and reduced hours using timed online ticket entries every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The museum will.
Child Care of Southwest Florida will reopen two additional early learning centers in Fort Myers to accommodate demand as parents return to work following COVID-19 closures. The nonprofit organization also has announced that families facing economic hardships caused by COVID-19 can apply for federal funds to help cover their weekly child care costs. The two centers, P.A. Geraci Child Development Center at 3713 Canal St. and The Children’s Learning Center.
Fifth grade teacher Valerie Donovan was surprised by Lee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Greg Adkins this week with the 2020 New Teacher of the Year Award. Donovan teaches language arts at Rayma C. Page Elementary School. “I am honored to be part of a team who supports each other immensely and takes the time to recognize first year teachers,” Donovan says. “I am so grateful and proud to be part.
Universal Parks & Resorts today announced plans to begin a phased reopening of Universal Orlando Resort beginning June 5. The reopening will be carefully managed and include a wide range of new and enhanced best-practice health, safety and hygiene procedures based on guidelines from the CDC and health officials. With support from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Universal officials shared details of their reopening plan Thursday with Orange County Mayor Jerry.
LEGOLAND Florida Resort will officially reopen on June 1. The resort’s extensive plan of enhanced health and safety measures have been endorsed by the Polk County Commission and Winter Haven Mayor Bradley T. Dantzler and now fully comply with Gov. DeSantis’ Executive Order 2020-123. As the health and safety of guests and employees at LEGOLAND Florida Resort continues to be paramount, the plan includes reduced capacity, cashless payments, social distancing practices and enhanced.
To encourage outdoor recreation opportunities for the health and well being of its citizens, the City of Fort Myers is reopening its pools, playgrounds, pavilions, courts, multipurpose fields (soccer/football) and fishing piers beginning Friday, May 22. Park users are advised to observe all Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, with adherence to social distancing recommendations. Park restrooms are open in locations where facilities are available. City baseball fields remain open.
Realizing the challenging financial circumstances many are facing, the Naples Zoo is offering the community a temporary discount for admission. Adult zoo tickets are currently $12 and child zoo tickets are $6. As always, guests 2 years old and younger receive free admission. The zoo experience will be modified to fully provide for the safety of guests, zoo staff and the animal collection and comply with all federal, state and local.