Press Releases

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Save The Bay establishes Swim The Bay Scholarship to support young swimmers

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Save The Bay has established the Swim The Bay Scholarship. First-time Swim participants, ages 15-21, who pledge to raise $200 can apply to receive a $200 match towards the event’s $400 fundraising minimum.

Save The Bay has established the Swim The Bay Scholarship. First-time Swim participants, ages 15-21, who pledge to raise $200 can apply to receive a $200 match towards the event’s... ...Read More

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Corvias sponsors 2019 Family Membership Days at Save The Bay’s Exploration Center & Aquarium

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

“We are so grateful to Corvias for their commitment to community and education, and for making it possible to thank our family members with free admission to the Exploration Center and Aquarium.”

“We are so grateful to Corvias for their commitment to community and education, and for making it possible to thank our family members with free admission to the Exploration Center... ...Read More

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Lighthouse tours offer one-of-a-kind views of Narragansett Bay, tours of grounds and structures

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Each lighthouse tour provides guests with exceptional views of Narragansett Bay’s breathtaking scenery and historic beacons, in addition to narration by Save The Bay captains and educators.

Each lighthouse tour provides guests with exceptional views of Narragansett Bay’s breathtaking scenery and historic beacons, in addition to narration by Save The Bay captains and educators. ...Read More

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The Exploration Center and Aquarium explores the “Birds of The Bay” this June, welcomes a rare orange lobster

Thursday, June 6, 2019

This month’s aquarium visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the hundreds of bird species that frequent local waters through self-guided activities, before meeting the aquarium’s newest arrival: a rare orange lobster.

This month’s aquarium visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the hundreds of bird species that frequent local waters through self-guided activities, before meeting the aquarium’s newest arrival: a... ...Read More

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Save The Bay’s annual Taste of The Bay will feature the flavors, sights and sounds of Narragansett Bay

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The annual Taste of The Bay event—a celebration of the flavors, sights and sounds of Narragansett Bay—allows you to enjoy tastings of locally-grown, -sourced and -harvested food and beverages from local restaurants, fishermen, bakeries, breweries and caterers, as well as live music and a raffle on Thursday, June 13.

The annual Taste of The Bay event—a celebration of the flavors, sights and sounds of Narragansett Bay—allows you to enjoy tastings of locally-grown, -sourced and -harvested food and beverages from... ...Read More

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Aquidneck Island Nature Collaborative launches Family Passport Challenge

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Explore Aquidneck Island by taking the Aquidneck Island Family Passport Challenge! Complete with a map, 11 sites and family-friendly activities, it’s the perfect way to explore the outdoors this summer.

Explore Aquidneck Island by taking the Aquidneck Island Family Passport Challenge! Complete with a map, 11 sites and family-friendly activities, it's the perfect way to explore the outdoors this summer. ...Read More

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Elizabeth Beisel returns as Swim Ambassador, offers swim clinics and training tips

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Olympic medalist and Saunderstown native Elizabeth Beisel will return to her role as Swim Ambassador at the 43rd Save The Bay Swim on Saturday, July 27. Beisel will help kick off this year’s Swim season by leading a youth swim clinic on June 1, and by sharing workouts with the Save The Bay Swim community.

Olympic medalist and Saunderstown native Elizabeth Beisel will return to her role as Swim Ambassador at the 43rd Save The Bay Swim on Saturday, July 27. Beisel will help kick off this year’s... ...Read More

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Save The Bay to open public pier at Fields Point on May 20

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

On May 20, Save The Bay will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new public pier at Fields Point. The accessible pier, Providence’s newest public access point to Narragansett Bay, offers touch-and-go docking, kayak launches, fishing, and beautiful views of the Upper Bay.

On May 20, Save The Bay will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open a new public pier at Fields Point. The accessible pier, Providence’s newest public access point to Narragansett... ...Read More

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Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium illuminates local lighthouses

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium is celebrating the lighthouses of Narragansett Bay this May. Themed activities—including a lighthouse craft, scavenger hunt, and the story, “The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge,” by Hildegarde H. Swift and Lynd Ward—will educate visitors about the functions and purpose of lighthouses.

Save The Bay’s Exploration Center and Aquarium is celebrating the lighthouses of Narragansett Bay this May. Themed activities—including a lighthouse craft, scavenger hunt, and the story, "The Little Red Lighthouse... ...Read More

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#StartYourSwim program offers incentives to Swim participants

Friday, April 12, 2019

Save The Bay has launched #StartYourSwim, a new swimmer training and incentive program, to support the training efforts of registered participants in the organization’s annual open water Swim fundraiser

Save The Bay has launched #StartYourSwim, a new swimmer training and incentive program, to support the training efforts of registered participants in the organization’s annual open water Swim fundraiser ...Read More