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Events

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event. Please check back regularly, as we update this list frequently.

  • World Reef Awareness Day

    June 1st, 2019 is World Reef Awareness Day. What better way to celebrate than to join us for an inter tidal interpretive walk along our own Willow Point Reef? Join the Discovery Passage Aquarium at Willow Point on June 1st at 11:00 AM! We will......

  • Opening Weekend!

    The Discovery Passage Aquarium is now open for the 2019 Summer Season! We are open 10:00AM to 5:00PM everyday including holidays. Come learn about all of the new and interesting critters we have this year and meet our wonderful new team of aquarists along the......

  • Volunteer Information Night!

    The Discovery Passage Aquarium is hosting an information night for everyone interested in volunteering at the Discovery Passage Aquarium in 2019. This year we are planning a much clearer process to make it easier to get started and to help our volunteers get the most......

  • We’re Hiring!

    With opening day just around the corner, the Discovery Passage Aquarium Society is now accepting applications for our 2019 summer positions. As in previous years, we will be hiring for our Explorer Lab educator and aquarium interpreter roles. Interested in both positions? Don’t forget to......

  • Tidepool Bingo!

    As the season comes to a close, there is still learning to do out in the intertidal! The second best aquarium around is the Discovery Passage Itself! To keep us all busy, we are providing tidepool bingo sheets to take with you to the beach......

  • Aug 18: Night Under the Sea Stars!

    The Discovery Passage Aquarium is hosting its LAST NIGHT EVENT of the season on August 18th, from 6:30PM to 8:00PM. You might think that Campbell River doesn’t have much of a ‘night life’. And that’s because it’s all in the depth of the Discovery Passage!......

  • Aug 31: End of Season Release Party

    To celebrate the end of our BEST SEASON YET, The DPA is inviting Campbell River to its annual release party! On August 31st at 12:00PM, we will be meeting at the Discovery Passage Aquarium to begin transferring animals from their aquariums to buckets and totes......

  • Summer Camps for Marine Explorers at the Aquarium

    The Discovery Passage Aquarium is excited to announce that we are offering week-long summer day camps for curious and creative youth in Campbell River. This new program will allow participants to explore marine creatures and ecosystems in a hands-on and fun filled camp environment. Participants......

  • May 15: Speaker Series – Ramona de Graaf talks about forage fish on our beaches!

    Join Ramona C. de Graaf to learn about fish forage species that spawn on the beach right under our feet and drive our local ocean ecosystem. Attendees will learn about the key forage fish species, drivers of our local ocean ecosystem, that spawn on beaches – right......

  • Mar 20 – Speaker Series: Dr. John Ford – The Status of Marine Mammals

    Public Science Speaker Series the Status of Marine Mammals: The good, the bad and the ugly   Dive into a chapter of the history of marine mammals in the region on March 20 at the Maritime Heritage Centre at 7 p.m. From their peaceful coexistence......