Our Mission

Tampa Bay Watch is dedicated to fostering a healthy Tampa Bay watershed through community-driven restoration projects, education programs, and outreach initiatives.



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Discovery Center

Explore our educational space on the St. Pete Pier, featuring interactive exhibits, daily programs, and a touch tank full of animals from the estuary!

Together, we can bring life to the bay.

It takes a community to make lasting change and protect the future of Tampa Bay’s ecosystem.


Volunteer Calendar

Check out all of our upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Become A Member

Are you passionate about protecting our waterways? Take a stand for Tampa Bay’s future.

Our annual events are designed to educate, entertain, and strengthen the community.

Host an unforgettable occasion at our beautiful waterfront event space.


Take a stand for Tampa Bay's environmental future

Are you passionate about protecting our local waterways, marine life, and the vibrant communities that thrive alongside them? By becoming a member of Tampa Bay Watch, you’re not just supporting an organization—you’re taking a stand in protecting Tampa Bay’s natural beauty. Your annual membership makes a tangible difference, enabling us to extend our reach, diversify our programs, and deepen our impact.


Why become a member?

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Direct impact
Your membership directly contributes to our mission. From engaging educational camps for young minds to crucial restoration projects, your support helps revitalize Tampa Bay.
community of stewards
As a member, you're part of an active network dedicated to environmental change. Connect with diverse individuals, from families to professionals, all united in their passion for conservation.
Exclusive Perks
Enjoy members-only benefits, including discounted event tickets, priority registration for programs, and exclusive access to our Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center on the St. Pete Pier.
Stay informed
Get the latest updates, research findings, and success stories through our members-only emails.

Membership benefits

All memberships include the following benefits:

Exclusive Member Card
Carry a symbol of your commitment to Tampa Bay’s environment. Your Tampa Bay Watch Membership Card is your ticket to exclusive member-only benefits.
Signature Car/Boat decal
Make a statement on land or at sea and show the world that you advocate for preserving Tampa Bay’s natural beauty.
Merchandise Discounts
Enjoy a 10% discount on all Tampa Bay Watch merchandise. From eco-friendly apparel to unique accessories, shop with a purpose and show off your love for the bay in style.
Unlimited Discovery Center Access
Explore, learn, and discover without limits. Your membership grants you unlimited free admission to the Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center on the St. Pete Pier.
Summer Camp Savings
Make the summer memorable for the young environmentalist in your family. Benefit from discounted rates on our engaging and educational summer camps.
Partnership Perks
Enjoy exclusive discounts and special access to a curated selection of environmental and cultural institutions. From marine science centers to history museums, your membership opens doors to a diverse world of discovery and learning.

Types of Individual Memberships


Unlock big discounts and complimentary admissions to some of Tampa Bay’s best environmental and cultural organizations. 


*The level of your membership determines the range of these special offers.

Enjoy FREE Admission or 50% OFF at the following partner locations

St. Petersburg Museum of History

Free admission to St. Petersburg Museum of History

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Sunken Gardens

Free admission to Sunken Gardens

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Free Admission to MOSI–Museum of Science & Industry

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Mote Aquarium

50% off admission to Mote Aquarium

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

50% off admission to Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Florida Aquarium

50% off admission to the Forida Aquarium

Bok Tower Gardens

50% off admission to Bok Tower Gardens

- Corporate Membership - Did you know?

Tampa Bay Watch offers corporate memberships, allowing your company to be an active partner working to protect the Tampa Bay estuary.


For questions about membership, please contact [email protected] or call (727) 867-8166 x249.