Soar into Imagination Station this Weekend for Maximum Airspeed

Daily Dose  |  07/04/2019 10:00 am

Ladies and gentlemen, please take your seats, buckle up and get ready to fly! Imagination Station’s Summer of Speed continues Saturday – Sunday, July 6 – 7 with a celebration of flight.

Aviators of all ages will learn how thrust, draft and weight affect an aircraft’s ability to fly as they race hoop gliders and overcome gravity to send rockets soaring.

Visitors wishing to fly the friendly skies can learn more about careers aviation as they make paper airplanes with a commercial pilot (Saturday, 1-4pm) and try on flight gear with representatives of the 180th Fighter Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard. Plus, visitors can enter to win four tickets to the Toledo Air Show, July 13 - 14!

Summer of Speed

Summer of Speed is an action-packed, high-octane season of racing at Imagination Station. All summer long, science center visitors can investigate how race cars and rockets, planes and people, boats and baseballs overcome the forces of friction and gravity to move so fast.

Summer of Speed activities are included with science center admission. All Lucas County residents receive a $2 discount and FREE Saturday admission for kids, 12 and under with paid adult admission, limit two children per adult. For more information, please call 419.244.2674 or visit

Imagination Station provides a critical layer of science enrichment by serving as an educational partner for teachers, schools and parents. It’s with a thoughtful blend of exhibits, experiences, education and excitement that Imagination Station inspires visitors to pursue STEM careers in Northwest Ohio.

WHAT:                        Summer of Speed: Maximum Airspeed                            

WHEN:                        Saturday:                   10am – 5pm

                                    Sunday:                      Noon – 5pm

                                    Paper airplane making is Saturday, 1 – 4pm only.