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 December 1-8

Saturday, December 1 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 1 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 1 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 1 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, December 1 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Sunday, December 2 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 2 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 2 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 2 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, December 2 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, December 3 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 3 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 3 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 4 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff. 

Tuesday, December 4 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 4 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 5 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 5 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 5 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 5 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Thursday, December 6 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff. 

Thursday, December 6 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, December 6 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 7 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 7 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 7 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 8 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 8 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 8 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 8 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, December 8 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

 December 9-15

Sunday, December 9 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, December 9 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, December 10 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 10 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 10 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 11 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 11 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 11 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 12 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 12 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 12 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 12 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Thursday, December 13 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, December 13 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, December 13 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 14 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff. 

Friday, December 14 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 14 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 15 at 9:00am and 11:00am
Team Up to Clean Up
Join the Living Coast Discovery Center’s volunteer clean-up team! Bring your family, friends, and co-workers to make a difference in the community. RSVP is Required. Space is limited. See Flyer 

Saturday, December 15 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 15 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 15 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 15 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, December 15 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

 December 16-22

Sunday, December 16 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 16 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 16 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 16 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, December 16 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, December 17 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 17 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 17 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 18 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 18 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 18 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 19 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff. 

Wednesday, December 19 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 19 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 19 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you! 

Thursday, December 20 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, December 20 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, December 20 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 21 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 21 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 21 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 22 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 22 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 22 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 22 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, December 22 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

 December 23-29

Sunday, December 23 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 23 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 23 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 23 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, December 23 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, December 24 our hours will be from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Please make note of our special hours.  

Monday, December 24 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 24 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 24 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Tuesday, December 25 we will be closed.

Wednesday, December 26 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 26 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 26 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Wednesday, December 26 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Thursday, December 27 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, December 27 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Thursday, December 27 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 28 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 28 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Friday, December 28 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 29 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 29 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 29 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Saturday, December 29 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm
Sweetwater Safari Tour
Enjoy an interactive, guided trail walk with one of our wildlife educators. You’ll get binoculars, bird ID sheets, and more. We’ll learn about the natural flora & fauna and talk about the history of the San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge. This program is generously sponsored by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. *Subject to availability. If a wildlife educator is unavailable, the trail walk is self-guided. Backpacks can be checked out from the front desk for free any day of the week.

Saturday, December 29 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent September focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

 December 30-31

Sunday, December 30 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 30 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 30 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Sunday, December 30 from 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Compost Workshop
Join us and learn about composting from our Horticulturist. You’ll learn what composting is, how it affects the environment, and how you can do it at home! Meet at the front entrance of the Living Coast at 1:00 pm. This workshop is offered every Sunday.

Sunday, December 30 from 2:45pm -3:30pm
Wildlife Guided Tour 
Enjoy learning about the wildlife that calls the Living Coast Discovery Center home. Led by one of our docent volunteers, guests will get to hear stories about our animal ambassadors and learn about their wild counter parts. Depending on the group, the docent may focus on the raptors, shorebirds, sharks & rays, turtles, plants, and natural history of the surrounding area and wildlife refuge. Feel free to ask the docent questions about wildlife that interests you!

Monday, December 31 we will be open from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Please note our special hours. 

Monday, December 31 at 11:00am and 1:30pm
Shark and Ray Public Feeding
Ever wanted to touch a stingray? Head to the touch pools at the Shark and Ray Experience and take your turn feeling the velvety backs of the rays as they glide around their pool. Here you’ll also get to see four local species of sharks including leopard sharks, grey smoothhound sharks, horn sharks, swell sharks, and some of their co-habitants, including shovel-nose guitarfishes, bat rays, round rays, diamond rays, colorful fish, and fan-favorite Sapphire the loggerhead sea turtle in their large, 21,000 gallon exhibit. Check out the multiple underwater viewing areas for some of the best views of the animals. Stop by any day of the week at 11:00am or 1:30pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff. 

Monday, December 31 at 2:00pm
Sea Turtle Public Feeding
Get up-close to the sea turtles, including the endangered Eastern Pacific green sea turtles, at the Turtle Lagoon. You’ll get a cool view of the animals as they swim past in the large underwater viewing areas. Stop by any day of the week at 2:00pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 31 at 2:30pm
Eagle Public Feeding
Eagle Mesa offers visitors the chance to come face-to-face with giant birds, including a bald eagle and a golden eagle. You’ll learn how these birds take flight and stalk and catch prey with their incredible eyesight. Stop by any day of the week at 2:30 pm to catch their feeding time and an informative presentation with one of our trained staff.

Monday, December 31 at 7:00pm and 9:30pm
New Year’s Eve Family Party
Join the Living Coast Family as we watch the ball drop together under the stars! Bundle up for wild animal encounters, night hikes, and so much more. This is sure to be a New Year’s your family will never forget! Click here for more information.

and more to come!

When will I receive my new membership cards? Your membership cards will be mailed to the address provided within two weeks of joining or renewing. If you would like to visit before your membership cards arrive, show your proof of purchase and a photo ID at the admission desk.

Can family or friends use my membership card? Membership cards are not transferable; only the individuals named on the membership card are entitled to use member benefits.

Can I bring a guest when I visit? Your membership is good for all named individuals on your membership card. Depending on the level of membership you’ve purchased, you will receive single use Guest Passes or 2-for-1 Coupons that you’re welcome to use for your guests. The physical Guest Passes and 2-for-1 Coupon must be turned in at the admission counter at the time of admission.

What should I do if I lose my membership card? To request a replacement card contact the Membership Department by email membership@thelivingcoast.org or by phone at 619-409-5940 to request a replacement card. There is a $5.00 fee for replacement cards.

What is the easiest way for me to update my contact information? To update your information contact the Membership Department by email membership@thelivingcoast.org or by phone at 619-409-5940.

Can I receive more membership cards? If you would like additional membership cards there is a $5.00 fee. You will receive 2 membership cards with all named individuals printed on each card. Contact the Membership Department by email membership@thelivingcoast.org or by phone at 619-409-5940 to request a replacement card.

How can I sign up to receive the Member’s Only e-newsletter? To begin receiving the Sea Turtle Times member’s only electronic newsletter please contacts the Membership Department by email membership@thelivingcoast.org or by phone at 619-409-5940. We will need the following information to send you the monthly e-newsletter: First and last name of the primary member and a valid email address:

Can I use my membership to attend special events or educational programs such as field trips? Memberships, coupons, Groupons®, or other discounts are not valid towards special events, school field trips and other educational programs. Our educational program fees go to support educational programs for your students’ schools, scout groups, and wildlife camps. Membership fees cover general admission to the facility and member-only events.

Membership Office:

Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Call: 619-409-5900 ext 5940

Email: Membership@thelivingcoast.org