In loving memory of his son Harrison, SKECHERS
President and Manhattan Beach resident, Michael Greenberg has committed $1.25 million to the restoration and redesign of the Roundhouse
Aquarium. The Roundhouse Aquarium Beautification Project is expected to cost up to $2.5 million. The City of Manhattan Beach, Ocean
and Teaching Stations (OTS) and Michael Greenberg are asking for your support…
ROUNDHOUSE AQUARIUM MISSION: The specific and
primary purposes are to foster and promote the public study of, and interest
in, the oceans, tidelands and beaches of Southern California, the marine life
therein, and the impact of human populations on the environment.
Located at the end of the Manhattan Beach Pier, the
Roundhouse Aquarium serves as a nonprofit oceanographic teaching station educational facility. Inside are both viewing and touch tanks, each
displaying a brilliant selection of marine fish and invertebrates.
The Roundhouse is open to the public seven days a week at no
Each year, over 125,000 visitors from around the world come
to visit the aquarium.
The Roundhouse has several educational programs throughout
the year including a Student Education Program, Volunteer Program, and Public Education
ROUNDHOUSE AQUARIUM NEEDS: The Roundhouse
hasn’t been updated in more than 15 years, and relies on corporate gifts to the Roundhouse and donations to maintain its facilities. Since last year, corporate gifts have gone down 41 percent and major gifts from individuals have
gone down 17 percent. The funds are used to:
Complete renovation to aesthetically improve the interior of the aquarium.
Implement new marine life
Improve tide pools
Supply food and care for the marine animals
DONATIONS: If you would like to make a monetary contribution please make checks payable to, the Harrison Greenberg Memorial Foundation.