Greensboro Science Middle reopens (with restricted capability) June 15 | Corporations
GREENSBORO, NC – After a 93-day shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Greensboro Science Center (GSC) will begin a limited reopening on June 15, 2020. A limited number of Greensboro Science Center members will be welcome on-site Monday June 15 and Tuesday June 16. Non-members are welcome from Wednesday June 17th. Reservations for time slots are required.
GSC guests (both members and non-members) must:
• Reserve online in advance at www.greensboroscience.org.
• Limit groups to a maximum of 10 people.
• Maintain a distance of at least 3 m from other visitors.
• Follow a one-way path through the GSC.
GSC guests are urged to:
• Wear a face mask.
• Watch the GSC Reopening – Safety in Focus video and read the Safety In Focus brochure.
Media representatives who wish to visit the GSC during this time must adhere to the COVID-19 media guidelines for on-site visits.
High-touch exhibits, attractions and experiences, and spaces where it is difficult to maintain adequate social distance, will be closed. These include Hands-On Harbor (Stingray Touch Tank), SciPlay Bay, the OmniSphere Theater, Adventure Theaters, the lower level of the museum, Inside Tracks behind the scenes, and Jeansboro Junction.
Glenn Dobrogosz, CEO of GSC, says, “Like our brand new fisher kittens, we will be taking extremely safe and calculated baby steps in initiating this reopening process. We know these first few weeks will be very limited, but we hope you come back around See and greet your favorite animals.
“We are delighted that upon their return guests can see our brand new outdoor Komodo Dragon exhibit and the incredible construction progress as we continue to build the largest expansion in GSC history – Revolution Ridge.
“Finally, the Greensboro Rotary Club is finalizing its incredible carousel project. Once COVID-19 is over, the GSC looks forward to this grand public opening.”
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Via the Greensboro Science Center
The Greensboro Science Center is one of North Carolina’s premier family attractions. It features the state’s first accredited inland aquarium, a hands-on science museum, an accredited zoological park for animal discovery, a state-of-the-art OmniSphere theater, and SKYWILD, an animal-inspired canopy adventure park. The GSC is also NC’s only double-accredited science attraction from the AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) and AAM (American Alliance of Museums) – an honor that only 14 attractions in the nation can claim. Greensboro Science Center, located at 4301 Lawndale Drive in Greensboro, is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. For more information, visit www.greensboroscience.org.