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: SPRING SWAP

Mark your calendars because Saturday, May 11th is going to be a fin-tastic day at the HAAS KC Spring SWAP, located at:

8029 Northoak Trafficway, KCMO 64118. 
Admission is free! 
Swap Starts: 11am to 2pm, so don’t miss out on the excitement!

Join us for a full afternoon dedicated to all things aquatics! From vibrant fish to freshwater plants, decor, and equipment, there’s something for every enthusiast, all offered at fantastic deals from local breeders, vendors, and hobbyists.

It’s not just about shopping; it’s a chance to mingle with fellow enthusiasts, swap stories, and discover new additions for your aquariums. Whether you’re a seasoned seller, avid buyer, or simply looking to connect with like-minded individuals, this event is for you!

We’re thrilled to announce the return of our Event Bowl Show, following the spectacular success of April’s Bowl Show where Jack Taylor claimed victory with his stunning community long white fin pleco bowl! The competition was fierce, and the creativity was off the charts.

But that’s not all! March’s Spring Auction bowl show was also a resounding success, and due to popular demand, we’re bringing it back for the Swap! This time, the theme is “Homebred or Home Grown.” Showcase what you’ve personally bred in your tanks or the plants and corals you’ve nurtured. The rules are simple: Keep it on theme, keep it under 5 gallons, and most importantly, keep it fun! (Remember, our bowls are temporary and not permanent homes for the fauna on display. Let’s practice good husbandry together!)

As the swap approaches, stay tuned for a general list of items lined up.
Vendor registration is now OPEN! Hurry, as we have a limit of 40 tables available. Reserve your spot early using this Google link: 

We can’t wait to see you there, ready to dive into a day filled with aquatic wonders!

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!