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 August 18-24

Sunday, August 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.

Sunday, August 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.

Sunday, August 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.

Sunday, August 18 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, August 18 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 August  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! *Subject to availability.

Monday, August 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.

Monday, August 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.

Monday, August 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.

Tuesday, August 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.

Tuesday, August 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.

Tuesday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 21 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 August  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! *Subject to availability.  

Thursday, August 22 at 11:00 am 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, August 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.

Thursday, August 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.

Friday, August 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

Friday, August 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.

Friday, August 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.

Saturday, August 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.

Saturday, August 24 at 11:30am
Member-Only Skink Meet & Greet 
Be among the first to get up-close with our Solomon Islands Skink at Art & Nature Day this Saturday. You’ll learn how practicing the 6 R’s (rethink, refuse, reduce, reuse, repair and recycle) can help keep this threatened species safe. Don’t forget your cameras, you’re definitely going to want to snap a photo of this unique animal ambassador before we say goodbye to him and his friends as we wrap up SEA the Change on September 2! RSVP by emailing membership@thelivingcoast.org. View event details here

Saturday, August 24 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, August 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.

Saturday, August 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

Saturday, August 24 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! *Subject to availability.

 August 25-31

Sunday, August 25 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, August 25 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, August 25 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, August 25 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, August 25 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 August  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! *Subject to availability.

Monday, August 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.

Monday, August 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.

Monday, August 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.

Tuesday, August 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.

Tuesday, August 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.

Tuesday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 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.

Wednesday, August 28 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 August  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! *Subject to availability.

Thursday, August 29 at 11:00 am 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, August 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.

Thursday, August 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.

Friday, August 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

Friday, August 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.

Friday, August 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.

Saturday, August 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.

Saturday, August 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.

Saturday, August 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.

Saturday, August 31 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, August 31 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! *Subject to availability.

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. If you’ve purchased the Bring-a-Guest option will you receive complimentary admission during regular business hours for one accompanying guest on each visit. The Bring-a-Guest benefit is not valid for educational programs including field trips. You may also 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