Rising Tide Society

The Rising Tide Society (RTS) is a dynamic group of young professionals and philanthropists, ages 21 and up, committed to expanding conservation and awareness of the Texas State Aquarium and its mission.

The Rising Tide Society offers members an intimate view of the Aquarium through exciting events to inspire a new generation of aquarium supporters.

Members of the Rising Tide Society enjoy events at the Aquarium and local venues where each event provides a unique opportunity to connect with the Texas State Aquarium and learn more about our animal care and wildlife conservation programs.

Rising Tide Society benefits the Texas State Aquarium’s Wildlife Rescue Center

The Rising Tide Society is open to individuals 21 and up.

  • 5th Annual Putt Putt and 19th Hole After Party

    Putt Putt is the signature fundraiser for the Texas State Aquarium’s young professional group, the Rising Tide Society.  As one of the most unique fundraisers in town, this event transforms the Aquarium into an 18 hole mini-golf course with holes throughout select indoor exhibits. Guests will enjoy putting challenges, silent auction, and live music at the 19th Hole After-Party sponsored by Borden Insurance. 

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RTS Social Membership: $60.00

  • Discounts to RTS mixers
  • Special invitations to Aquarium events
  • Recognition on our Annual Donor Wall

RTS Enhanced Membership: $100.00

Everything included in the RTS Social Membership plus

  • Party of One (1) membership to the Texas State Aquarium
    • Free admission to the Texas State Aquarium
    • Discounts on Exclusive Encounters
    • Discounts on additional admission tickets
    • Discounts on educational programs like SeaCamp and Seafood Wars
    • And more!


Erin Kane
Director of Development