Welcome to the

Heart of America Aquarium Society of Kansas City

Welcome to the Heart of America Aquarium Society of Kansas City, where passion meets community! For over 70 years, we have been the hub for aquarium enthusiasts in the Kansas City area, fostering a love for aquatic life and creating lasting connections among fellow hobbyists. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarium veteran or just dipping your toes into the world of fishkeeping, our club warmly welcomes you. Our diverse community is built on the shared joy of exploring the fascinating realm of underwater ecosystems.

Join us every second of the month (dates subject to change) for our lively in-person meetings, where you can engage with like-minded individuals, share experiences, and gain valuable insights into the world of aquariums. Our meetings provide a platform for learning, networking, and, most importantly, forming friendships that last a lifetime.

For those who prefer the convenience of the digital world, our open forum is a vibrant space where you can post questions, offer assistance to fellow hobbyists, or even find new homes for your extra fish or gear. The Heart of America Aquarium Society is more than just a club; it’s a supportive community dedicated to the shared passion for aquatic life.

Come be a part of our thriving community – the Heart of America Aquarium Society of Kansas City. Dive into the world of aquariums with us, where every ripple tells a story, and every fin is a friend.

Coming up: Alexander Williamson

Alexander Williamson is a formally trained Archaeologist, Historian and Anthropologist, who has spent a lifetime keeping and caring for fish. Currently, he focuses on keeping CARES species and spawning nano fish at his home in Seattle, Washington. He is a Master Horticulturalist as well we master fish breeder, spawning over 350  fish species since being a part of GSAS  Over the the last few years, he has been a full time fish hobby historian and event speaker, spending most days researching and chronicling the fascinating intersection of humanity and freshwater ecology. You can find his work on YouTube, where his channel, “@Fishtory!” Which  has garnered over 10 million views and currently is comprised of over 70,000 subscribers. Be sure to check out his youtube channel @fishtory 

Bowl Show Theme: TBD

Annual Event Lineup

Below is our schedule of events, including guest speakers, workshops, auctions, and swaps. Please note that dates and speakers are subject to change. HAAS KC is a community-driven club, and we value your input! Join us for our planning party at the end of the year to help shape our future events.

Where we meet.

Join us every second Saturday at 8029 North Oak Traffic Way KCMO 64118 for our monthly meetings! Speaker/Workshop sessions start at 1 pm in the upper meeting room, while swaps and auctions take place in the lower auditorium. See you there!