Being a Dolphin Research Center Member entitles you to year-round complimentary admission, newsletters, online access to our Members Only area of the website, special event invitations, discounts at our onsite and online Gift Shops and other benefits depending on Membership level. As well as for you, adoptions are wonderful gifts for friends and family and all memberships, gifts and donations are 100% tax deductible.
A receipt will be e-mailed to the address you provide. Membership options include:
Wish to adopt a particular dolphin or sea lion friend? Adoptions include an adoption certificate and color photo, biography and other benefits such as an annual admission pass with additional complimentary guest admission(s) dependent on your adoption level. You can adopt a dolphin or sea lion for as little as $25 a year. To learn more about our Adopt-A-Dolphin Membership options, click here.
Dolphin Society memberships start at only $40 and include annual DRC admission, newsletters, and other benefits. In addition to assisting us in our mission, you can select to support our manatee rescue program or get a custom walkway paver added on the grounds at DRC. To learn more about our Dolphin Society Membership options, click here.
Classroom Memberships are the perfect way to help Dolphin Research Center help children understand the importance of the marine environment that we all share while at the same time support DRC. Memberships include an adoption certificate, a full color photograph and biography, a fun and educational classroom activities CD, newsletters, membership cards for the students and other benefits depending on the membership level. A Classroom adoption is the perfect gift for a class. To learn more about our Classroom Membership options, click here.
Business Memberships include an annual plaque you can display to show your DRC support, DRC admissions, free admission passes for your staff and customers, newsletters, space for a corporate event, event admission and other benefits. For full details on the benefits offered by becoming a Business Member, click here.
Our Mission - Through education, research and rescue, Dolphin Research Center promotes peaceful coexistence, cooperation and communication between marine mammals, humans and the environment we share with the well being of DRC's animals taking precedence.