Become A Member

Membership Makes A Difference!

As a member, you play an active and crucial role in helping us with our mission to “inspire the public to better understand, cherish and conserve marine and coastal ecosystems.” Your membership will help support our facilities, provide quality care for our animals, maintain our state-of-the art exhibits, and carry out our vital education and conservation programs.

Membership Benefits!

As a member of the Oregon Coast Aquarium, you’ll enjoy unlimited admission for a year, free admission to our popular holiday events, and discounts on programs, special events, gift shop merchandise, guest admission tickets and facility rentals.

Every personal or family membership receives these exclusive benefits:

  • Unlimited admission for one full year
  • Use of the members express entrance
  • Free subscription to the Aquarium’s newsletter, Waterlines
  • Invitations to exhibit previews
  • Free admission to the popular holiday events Creatures of the Night and Sea of Lights
  • Discounts on programs and special events, gift shop merchandise, guest admission tickets and facility rentals
  • Additional benefits for upper level members
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Membership Department


Membership Levels

$45 Individual

Receives all membership benefits listed above.

$65 One Plus One

Receives all membership benefits listed above plus:
- 1 guest each visit.

$75 Dual Plus One

Receives all membership benefits listed above plus:
- 2 individuals as authorized users.
- 1 guest each visit.

$110 Family

Receives all membership benefits listed above plus:
- 2 adults and up to 6 children or grandchildren as authorized users.
- Children must be under 18 years of age.
- Additional children can be added for $15 each.

$150 Family Plus

Receives all membership benefits listed above plus:
- 2 adults and up to 6 children or grandchildren as authorized users.
- Children must be under 18 years of age.
- Additional children can be added for $15 each.
- 2 guests each visit.

Nanny Additions

Aquarium members at the Family Level and above who have a nanny for their children can add this individual to their membership for an additional fee of $20.00. One change per year will be permitted in the name of the person designated as the Nanny without incurring any additional fees.

Advanced Support Levels

$300 Sponsor

Receives membership benefits listed under Family Plus along with:
- 8 complimentary admission tickets.

$600 Patron

Receives membership benefits listed under Family Plus along with:
- 12 complimentary admission tickets.

Become a Member of the Rockfish Society

You can become a member of this inner circle of Aquarium donors by making an annual gift at one of the following four levels of Rockfish support: Quillback, Tiger, Yelloweye, Rougheye.

Rockfish

All Members of the Rockfish Society will receive the following benefits:

  • Family Plus level membership (includes unlimited admission to the Aquarium for one full year for two adults and up to 6 children).
  • Limited edition rockfish print by noted artist Diane O’leary.
  • Exclusive V.I.P invitations to donor-only events including exhibit previews.
  • Special membership card for Rockfish Society members.
  • Recognition in the Aquarium’s newsletter, Waterlines, and on the donor wall in the Aquarium’s main entry lobby.

Additional benefits listed are available depending on your level of support:

  • A personal behind-the-scenes animal encounter.
  • An opportunity to schedule an outreach educational program at the selected school, library of community center.
  • Use of the facility for one three-hour event schedule in advance (catering cost not included).

Rockfish Society donations can be made in one payment or through quarterly or monthly installment payments.

Looking for additional opportunities to support the Aquarium? Learn more about our Adopt An Animal, Buy A Brick and Planned Giving programs.