Water Resources Education Center

Welcome to the Water Center!

Whether exploring our Website or visiting our beautiful facility overlooking the Columbia River in Vancouver, you'll find a world of information designed to inspire us to become better stewards of our water resources. Teaching people of all ages how to wisely use this important, life-giving natural resource is what Vancouver's Water Resources Education Center is all about.

Science in the Park – July & August

Inquisitive kids can ‘Go Green’ at Science in the Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Wednesday during the City’s Noon Concert Series at Esther Short Park.

Reading in the Wild is back – July & August

This free outdoor reading series for 3 to 6 year olds returns weekly on Thursdays, through end of August. We read, and your little ones explore!

August Second Saturday: Reading in the Wild

The popular 'Reading in the Wild' series comes to the Water Center's Second Saturday. Kids will enjoy this reading adventure that connects interesting stories with nature activities. Great outdoor fun!