St. Catharines & Area Aquarium Society
Mission Statement

Our Mission Statement: Meetings of the St. Catharines & Area Aquarium Society are held on the first Monday of each month, (new start time) 7.00p.m., at the Seafarers & Teamsters Union Hall, 70 St. Davids Rd. E. Thorold, Ont.

No meetings are held on Mondays that are holidays. Those meetings are held on the second Monday. There are no meetings during the months of July and August.

The Society, established in 1958, is a non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the task of promoting interest in the breeding, raising, maintenance and study of tropical fish, both at the beginner and advanced levels.

The St. Catharines & Area Aquarium Society is a charter member of the Canadian Association of Aquarium Clubs Inc. (CAOAC) . SCAAS is also a member of the Federation of American Aquarium Societies (FAAS). 

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW Meeting Time is now 7:00PM

October Program

The St. Catharines & Area Aquarium Society is pleased to invite everyone to Chris Hudson's presentation “Introduction to Keeping Jellyfish," which will take place at 70 St. David Street East in Thorold, Ontario, on Monday, October 1, at 7:00 p.m. (Please note an early start time). Several maps to the presentation's site are available at: Free admission.

Chris Hudson is the owner of Toronto-based EverClear Aquatics ( that installs and manages custom aquarium systems and is Canada’s only distributor of live jellyfish for the aquarium hobby. In his presentation, Chris will discuss everything we need to know about keeping jellyfish in a home aquarium and more. Specifically, he will talk about jellyfish myths and facts, principles of jellyfish aquarium design, jellyfish species suitable for aquariums, jellyfish anatomy, husbandry, nutrition, and jellyfish aquarium maintenance.
You can learn more about Chris and jellyfish from an article published in Toronto Star:…/jellyfish-wrangler-delivers-aquat…


We are looking at making club t-shirts and are opening up a contest for all members to submit their drawings or graphic art for the t-shirt design.

All submissions need to be in by October 1st please send them to  

Exec committee will vote on a design and then present to members so pre-orders can be made so you make sure you get shirts in proper size. 

Good luck everyone,

Trish Fruck

2nd Vice President & Membership Chair 

Next St. Catharines & Area Aquarium Society meeting is Monday Oct 1st  at (new start time) 7:00 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM
at Seafarers & Teamsters Union Hall
70 St. David Street East, Thorold