The Florida Aquarium
With guidance and recommendations from Tampa General Hospital’s Infections Disease Prevention Team, the Florida Aquarium opened its doors to the public with additional barriers, one-way flow experiences, social distancing signage, staff PPE and updated capacity restrictions. Guests are required to wear a face mask and make reservations in advance.
Opening at 50% capacity, MOSI will continue operations with staff member PPE, front desk sneeze guards, social distancing signage, waiting areas for staggered entry into exhibits and repeated deep cleanings of spaces throughout the day.
ZooTampa at Lowry Park
ZooTampa at Lowry Park will open at 50% capacity following a 19-page modified operations plan. Changes include thermal monitoring stations at a single point of entry, on-premise EMTs, staff PPE and physical distancing signage. Reservations are strongly recommended. General admission at the gate will occur on a first-come, first-serve basis. The use of a guest face mask is strongly encouraged and will be provided free of charge upon request.
State Parks and Hillsborough County Parks Open
County and State parks are open, including favorites like Hillsborough River State Park, Alafia River State Park, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park. For a full list of county parks, click here, and for state parks, click here. Please note that amenities might be limited in each park.