Greenwater Aquarist Society


Welcome!  Greenwater Aquarist Society is an all species, general-interest Aquarium Society in the South Chicagoland Area.  Come to one of our events or join us as a guest at one of our monthly meetings.   Meet and socialize with others interested in the aquarium hobby and get access to fish and plants raised by hobbyists. 

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Have Questions? Contact Us - One of our volunteers will get back to you as soon as possible.

What's going on at Greenwater Aquarist Society?

Our Meetings are held at the Christ Lutheran Chruch, 14700 South 94th Avenue, Orland Park, IL 60462.

Our Auctions and Swaps are held at the Bird Haven Greenhouse and Conservatory, 225 Gougar Rd, Joliet, IL 60432.

Upcoming Event: Greenwater Auction - Sunday January 19, 2020

Next Upcoming Monthly Event

GWAS Regular Meeting

December 6,2019

Christ Lutheran Orland

14700 S 94th Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

From 6:00-9:45pm

Join us at our upcoming meeting!

Greenwater Meeting December 6, 2019
Meetings are open to Members or attend as a Guest.
We will have Refreshments, a Program, Bowl Show, Mini-Auction, and Raffle.

6:00 pm Refreshments - Meatloaf and other Sides for Everyone.
Bringing an appetizer, dish, or dessert to share is always welcome.
       Also, a reminder about canned goods to share for the church's food drive. 
6:50 pm Meeting Business - Usual board updates. 
7:15 pm Program - Steve List "Making the most of your live bearer productions"
8:00 pm Bowl Show
          1) Photos of your aquarium/fish
          2) Other aquarium related photos
          3) All species
     Limit 3 entries per Member per Category
8:05 pm Raffle and Mini-Auction 
Prize Raffle -  1st 10 Gallon Tank.  2nd ZooMeds 24"Aquasun Double Florescent light, and many more items including but not limited to filters, flakefood, driftwood and more!
Fundraising Raffle Note:  Listing of brand names indicates items donated to Greenwater Aquarist Society by those manufacturers.  Greenwater wishes to thank those manufacturers for their generous support. 
   Donations welcome for Mini-Auction.
   BAP & HAP donated items.
   Members can bring up to 12 items for 100 percent proceeds.
   Only Members can sell in the Mini-Auction.
   Pricing options available to members:
      1. It sells for what it sells for
      2. Minimum Bid
      3. Buy it Now - can sell before the Mini-Auction
   Guests are welcome to purchase items.

Hope to see you at the meeting!

Questions? Contact us using this link

If you or someone you know is interested in speaking at a Greenwater meeting please contact Our Program Coordinator using this link

More Information visit our Website:

Additional Scheduled Dates are available at the bottom of our website's homepage.
December 6, 2019 Meeting
January 5, 2020 Member's Christmas in January
January 19, 2020 Auction

We've always got somethin' goin' on.

**We need volunteers for speakers for our monthly meeting! Please email if you are interested in volunteering to speak at one of our events**

2019 Schedules


November 1, 2019 - Friday - Meeting

November 24, 2019 - Sunday - Swap Meet - Notice Date Change

December 6, 2019 - Friday - Meeting

January 5, 2020 - Sunday - Members' Christmas in January

Proposed Schedule in Progress

January 19, 2020 - Sunday - Auction

February 7, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

March 6, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

March 8 or 15 or 22, 2020 - Sunday - Swap Meet

April 3, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

May 1, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

June 5, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

July 10, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

August 2, 2020 - Sunday - Members' Appreciation Summer Party

September 4, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

October 2, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

October 18, 2020 - Sunday - Auction

November 6, 2020 - Friday - Meeting

November 15, 2020 - Sunday - Swap Meet - Tentative Date

December 4, 2020 - Meeting

January 6, 2021 - Sunday - Members' Christmas in January