Ocean Society

Benefit the World, and Earn Benefits for Yourself!

An Ocean Society membership demonstrates your dedication to our mission – inspire people to care for and protect our ocean environment through conservation, education, and research, and helps in hundreds of other ways:

Hundreds of marine animals rescued, rehabilitated and released.
Hundreds of thousands of at risk youth participating in our education programs.
Hundreds of conservation initiatives that keep beaches clean and animals safe.

When you make a donation of $1,000 or more, you not only help further our important work, you earn generous benefits in return. You received free admission to Mystic Aquarium and all of its exhibits, the ability to bring up to ten free guests per visit, invitations to exclusive events and much more.

Associates Circle ($1,000 – $2,499)
All Mystic Aquarium member benefits, including free admission and discounts in our store, café and at the
photo counter, free entry to all Aquarium exhibits, including theater shows and seasonal exhibits, free admission for up to 10 guests per visit and recognition in the Mystic Aquarium Annual Report

Director’s Circle ($2,500 – $4,999)
Associate Circle benefits, plus invitations to exclusive donor events, and a welcome visit with tour (upon request)*

President’s Circle ($5,000 – $9,999)
Director’s Circle benefits, plus private behind the scenes tour, early registration opportunities for select programs.

Chairman’s Circle ($10,000 – $24,999)
President’s Circle benefits, plus exclusive meet and greet with a beluga or penguin*

Kelvin Smith Founders Circle ($25,000 and above)
Chairman’s Circle benefits, plus meeting opportunities with senior staff
*To best serve you, please provide a minimum of 2 weeks’ notice when scheduling tours and meet and greet experiences. For your safety, age and height restriction may apply.

For more information please call 860.572.5955 x518, email [email protected] or click here to join or renewal online.

Donor Privacy Policy

We will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by Sea Research Foundation, Inc., d/b/a Mystic Aquarium, both online and offline, on any platform (website and mobile applications), as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications. To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.