Greenwater Aquarist Society

of Chicagoland

Greenwater Aquarist Society is an all species, general-interest Aquarium Society in the Greater Chicagoland Area that has been around since 1957!  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. 

Sign up for our Email List - Receive information about our Auctions, Swaps, and Meetings.

Check out our public Facebook Group - Greenwater Aquarist Society of Chicagoland

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

Member's Holiday Party Saturday December 16, 2023 

The Celebration will run from 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm.  

Location:  Zion Lutheran Church, 17100 69th Av, Tinley Park IL 60477 

Open to the Public.  Parking is Free.

Only Current memberships may participate in the points auction. 

Membership applications will be available at this event 

Doors will open at 10:00 am for set up. 

Hope to see you at the Celebration!

Join us at the Member's Holiday Party Saturday December 16, 2023 12:00pm CT

Cost:  Please bring an appetizer, dish, or dessert to share (Not Mandatory).

      No Cost to Members, you may bring a guest.

      No Cost for Luncheon,
Membership required for Points Auction.

      RSVP Not Necessary.

Luncheon: Meal & Refreshments. 

We will be serving:

Rotisserie chicken with gravy

Ribs with BBQ Sauce on Side

Mashed potatoes


Vegetable trays

and sides.


     RSVP Not Necessary.


12:00pm: Meal & Refreshments. We will be serving Entre and Sides.

As always, members are more than welcome to bring appetizers, snacks, and desserts to share!

Enjoy a meal and socialize with other hobbyists about your specific interests.  Being an all species club with a large monthly attendance, you are sure to find that there are several other members with similar aquatic collections to your own.

12:30 pm Points Auction

Member Appreciation Points Auction - The Points Auction is a THANK YOU to all the members for their support, participation, and volunteer efforts with Meetings, Auctions, and Swaps.  All memberships receive equal points.  There will be fish, plants, fish food, and some dry goods.  We appreciate any Donations for the Points Auction.

GWAS Member Points

Points are awarded to members for use in special Member's Only Prize Auctions.

All memberships receive the same 300 points per household to use in the member points auctions.

Household Membership $25.00, 

Hope to see you at the Holiday Party! 

You may join when you arrive. 

Membership applications will be available at this event.  

You may also download, fill out, print and bring with to event.

New members may also participate in the points auction.

Click here to get a GWAS Membership Application Form


Greenwater Aquarist Society Upcoming Events

Event Schedule

  Saturday December 16, 2023 - Member's Holiday Party 12pm

Saturday January 27, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday March 9, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday April 20, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday May 18, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday June 22, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday July 20, 2024 - Member's Summer Party 12pm

Tentative Event Schedule

Saturday August 17, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday September 14, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday October 12, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday November 9, 2024 - Swap / Meeting Combo 

Saturday December 14, 2024 - Member's Holiday Party 12pm 

Please check back for the latest updates regarding our next scheduled meeting.

Thank you,

Greenwater Aquarist Society

We've always got somethin' goin' on.