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Member Appreciation Week

It's Member Appreciation Week where we get to say thank-you to all of our members. We've put together an amazing week full of special events, contests and extra benefits. Some things are going on all week and other events are scheduled on specific days. Come on down and let us thank you for being such an amazing community of friends.

Event details


October 13-20, 2018


Vancouver Aquarium


9:30 a.m. daily

Appreciation Week

What we have in store for you!

You are incredible supporters of the Vancouver Aquarium and the Ocean Wise Conservation Association. We want to show you our appreciation by putting on contests, prize draws, special member-only events and sights that only you will be able to enjoy.

October 13-20, 2018

Photo contest

Members Photo Contest - Child, Youth & Adult categories.

October 13-20, 2018

Prize draws

A prize draw for amazing experiences.

October 13-20, 2018

Gift shop special

30% off on all eligible purchases - for members only!

October 13-20, 2018

Free upgrade at the café

Get a free side-of-fries on eligible café purchases.

October 13, 2018

Super Saturday

Learn about invertebrates and start the day off with a bug-filled storytime followed by the costume contest and a creepy crawly critter corner with live animals.

October 14, 2018

Cookie Day

Enjoy a free cookie baked by us especially for you.

October 15, 2018

Research Outpost

Enjoy a members-only session with our trainers working with fur seals.

October 16, 2018

Members-only in Wet Lab 2

Spots available for the first 25 members who sign up at the Guest Services Desk.

October 17, 2018

From a Trainer's POV

Two times: 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - limit of 25 members for each session. Talk with a trainer about what it's like working with a very special sea lion in Sugar Pool. Sign up at the Guest Services Desk.

October 18, 2018

Special Snake Session

Two times: 2 - 2:30 p.m. and 2:30 - 3 p.m. - limit of 25 members for each session. Meet and greet sssome of our ssspecial ssserpents. Sssign up at Guest Ssservicesss.

October 19, 2018

Walk the Jelly Corridor

Two times: 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. - limit of 25 members for each session. Go behind the scenes and learn about our Jelly propagation program. Sign up at the Guest Services Desk.

October 20, 2018

Spin the Wheel of Fortune

Tell us why you love being a Member, then spin the wheel of fortune for one of several prizes. One spin per member, please. It's happening all day at the Guest Services Desk.

Not a member? Membership offers incredible value,
exclusive benefits and it's also a great way to support aquatic life. Join today!

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