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Accessibility and Amenities

 

A Place For Everyone to Adventure and Explore

We want everyone to enjoy their visit to the Aquatarium!
At the Aquatarium, we aim to make our discovery centre accessible to guests of varying physical abilities. Most of our exhibits are accessible through elevator service and a full array of ramps and walkways for wheelchair and stroller accessibility. We provide wheelchair-accessible parking and wheelchair ramps. We also provide wheelchair loans on a first-come, first-served basis. There are also facilities for baby changing in our washrooms to help parents with young children enjoy everything that the Aquatarium has to offer.

Visitors with a disability or special needs, when paying full price admission, can request that their attendant enter for free. We accept Access 2 Entertainment cards.
Licensed service animals are allowed in the Aquatarium with proper documentation.

An Array of Conveniences for a 1000 Islands Adventure

The Aquatarium offers a variety of services, amenities and activities for kids.

At the Aquatarium, we want to make sure our guests can fully enjoy the unique educational and entertainment experiences of our 1000 Islands aquarium discovery centre in comfort and convenience. We provide a number of amenities & services to make your visit to the Aquatarium as entertaining and hassle-free as possible: accessibility options for those visiting with young children or those with limited mobility, an array of fascinating exhibits and a gift shop.

Leave the Aquatarium with a little piece of the 1000 Islands and St. Lawrence River to take home with you. In our gift shop, you can find beautiful and unique souvenirs emblematic of your time in the Aquatarium.

 

Also visit Dockside Living – The 1000 Islands Shoppe on the 1st floor of Tall Ships Landing. They offer a unique collection of nautically themed gifts, decor and apparel. Please visit their website at: Dockside Living or call them at 613-865-7328 for more information.

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SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION FORM (1 per Child) - 2019
All prices include taxes * Camp hours: 9:00am to 4:00pm * Extended hours: 8:00am- 9am and 4:00 to 5:00pm - $30/week * FRIENDS Members: Discounted rates as indicated Cancellation Policy: A $40 non-refundable administration fee per child applies if you wish to cancel registration. If written cancellation is received a minimum of 15 days prior to the program start date, a refund (less the non-refundable $40 admin fee per child) will be provided. No refunds will be provided for cancellations 14 days or fewer prior to the program start date. Campers should be minimum of 6 years old as of January 1st, 2019 (5-year olds with kindergarten experience accepted subject to approval)
Friends Member pricing: with active Friends Membership: $175/5-day weeks, $170/4-day week $75 for July 4 &5th.

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MARCH BREAK CAMP REGISTRATION FORM (1 per Child) - 2019

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STEAM Sisters REGISTRATION FORM (1 per Child)

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We have several ways to volunteer at the Aquatarium, each with their own additional benefits and opportunities. We invite you to visit our VOLUNTEER page on the website to learn how you can join our team and become a part of our Aquatarium family for years to come!

Our otters are rescued North American river otters and are not domesticated. As such, they have a different temperament than those you may see on line where people are interacting with otters one on one. Those otters are usually Asian Small Claw otters and are not native to the St. Lawrence river. As there is no safe way to allow people, including our team members, to directly interact with river otters, we are unable to offer close encounters with them.

No. With the exception of our salt water touch tank, all our fish and animals in the Aquatarium are native to the St. Lawrence River area. We have otters, pike, sturgeon, carp, trout and bass just to name a few.

Follow us on our social media accounts (FacebookTwitter and Instagram) which we update regularly.

The experience takes approximately 90 minutes. However, this time will vary from person to person.

We take reservations for weddings, meetings and events. Book your special day with us now, and host your special day at one of the most exciting attractions in the 1000 Islands! Contact our Events Team to discuss all the details at: [email protected]

Yes! As long as you provide your admission receipt at the front desk before leaving ON THE DAY YOU PURCHASED the admissions, all the funds can be applied towards a yearly Friends membership! Remember, if you visit us a total of three times in a year, it will have paid for itself!

Yes, we have a limited number of wheelchairs available for visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

We feature many types of fish that are indigenous to the St. Lawrence River and the surrounding 1000 Islands area. River otters, various reptiles, amphibians and many more friendly critters call the Aquatarium their permanent home. Ongoing guest speakers and scientists bring in different and unique species for special Aquatarium visits. We list them on our calendar of events so be sure not to miss them!

We are located at the foot of Broad Street in Brockville, Ontario, Canada, right on the waterfront. We are in the first floors of the Tall Ships Landing building and even offer indoor parking off Flint Street.  Our address is:
6 Broad St.,
Brockville, Ontario
K6V 4T7

Yes! We have a Family Day-Pass. See the admission section for details.

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The Aquatarium is a registered not-for-profit charity who’s mission it is to inspire curiosity through enriching and entertaining experiences. The Aquatarium offers a full range of interactions & activities for kids, teens and adults, as guests are encouraged to experience life in the 1000 Islands region. Guests participate in hands-on interactive exhibits as well as seeing many species of fish and animals, such as otters, native to the St. Lawrence River. We have several replica ships that are found in the St. Lawrence river, as well as amazing experiences such as green screen adventures and a salt water touch tank! We seek to rekindle a passion for learning and engage visitors in the distinctive history, culture and environment of the 1000 Islands.

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