Oklahoma Aquarium In Jenks To Reopen May 8 With New Precautions

Wednesday, May 6th 2020, 9:51 am
By: NewsOn6.com

JENKS, Oklahoma -

The Oklahoma Aquarium says they will reopen Friday with some new regulations in order to keep visitors safe and healthy.

Aquarium officials say they is taking the following precautions:

  1. The aquarium will remain open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week, with last tickets sold at 7:45 p.m. Visits should be expected to last approximately one hour due to a new, guided pathway through the aquarium.
  2.  online ticket sales will only be offered for 15 people to enter during timed slots every 15 minutes. Please visit okaquarium.org to make a reservation.
  3. Members, are asked to log in to your online account at okaquarium.org to make a reservation.
  4. Re-admission will not be allowed, so guests may enter during their reserved time slots. 
  5. For the safety of guests and staff, face masks are encouraged when possible. 
  6. A safe path through the aquarium has been created to ensure social distancing.
  7. Touch tanks will remain open during the day.

The following will remain temporarily closed:

  1. Beaver and otter exhibits
  2. Upper part of sea turtle exhibit
  3. Coin-operated rides and games
  4. Playground and indoor crawl-through spaces
  5. Water fountains
  6. Feed stands
  7. Feed shows will be temporarily postponed.


Café and Gift Shop:

  1. The café will be open with a limited menu.
  2. The gift shop will be open, but strollers or wheelchairs will not be available for rent.