INTRODUCE YOUR PRESCHOOLER TO THE OCEAN ENVIRONMENT
The Aquarium’s Micro Biologists classes are a fun way to introduce your 3- to 5-year-olds to environmental education and marine science through engaging games, stories, art and hands-on science activities.
Visit the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium for Wetlands Week! Learn about wetland habitats and their animals through different family-friendly and hands-on activities, crafts, and games each day. Wetlands are the key to healthy and functioning oceans, yet southern California has lost over 90% of its historical wetlands. Prepare to be inspired and get ready to protect what we love!
Welcome in the summer at Becker Surfboards on June 23rd! It will be an evening full of tarp surfing, listening to tunes, watching surf movies, and shopping! Information on plastic pollution in the ocean and how you can help (such as voting on the upcoming plastic bag ban on November 8th) will be available too. All are welcome to join as we celebrate summer the old school way!
YARRRR! DO YE HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A BEACH CAPTAIN?
This summer, we're excited to launch our 1st Beach Captain Training!
BCs ensure our monthly Nothin' But Sand cleanups run smoothly, from set up to load-out. BCs help our cleanup volunteers with registration, handing out supplies and filling out community service forms–as well as being friendly, helpful Heal the Bay ambassadors. We have anywhere from 200 to 2,000+ participants at our monthly cleanups, so it's truly amazing to be part of the team that makes these events possible!
Join the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium on Sunday, May 15 at 3:00pm in our Green Room for a fascinating presentation on great white sharks! Our very own Sarah Munro-Kennedy will share her amazing experiences of working with white sharks off the coast of Africa. Learn all about these misunderstood creatures and why they are important to our ocean ecosystem. This presentation is included with Aquarium admission.