AQ IS OPEN Covid-19 Response

Tuesday September 9, 2020


The Aquatarium is THRILLED to announce the 2020 Fall Operating schedule

Now operating: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through Thanksgiving (more dates to follow).

Starting September 18th the fall hours of operations will be:

Fridays & Saturdays 10:00am-8:00pm

Sundays 10:00am-5:00pm


10:00am-2:00pm AQ will be offering 1.5 hour safe, socially distant, guided tours for up to 15 guests, geared towards adults.

4:00pm – 8:00pm Guests of all ages are welcome to attend the facility for  socially distant, self guided touf. AQ Ambassadors will be on the exhibit floor to monitor social distance practice and assists guests at all times.

Guests who carry an Access 2 Entertainment card will not have to register or pay for their accompanying person.

Saturdays & Sundays 

All ages friendly. Guests can come in for a socially distant, self guided tour, or, are welcome to join any of the complimentary on-going guided tours as added value to their ticket price. Note that some of our usually interactive exhibits have been modified to be compliant with covid protocols.

Note that infants 3 years and under do not have to register or purchase a ticket Saturdays and Sundays.

Guests will be admitted by times and no more than 30% of our capacity will be inside the AQ at any one time. In accordance with the Covid-19 protocols.

Aquatarium appreciate guests’ patience with the facility as they adapt to the new ways of operating in these uncertain times.

They ask that guests will recognize and adhere to the Lanark Leeds & Grenville Health unit’s guidelines and remain 6’ away from other guests that are not a part of their immediate party and wear a mask at all times while inside the facility.

The Aquatarium remains cognizant of everyone’s safety and are doing our very best to ensure Covid-19 safe protocols are being followed by offering timed visits, size limits, floor markings, hand sanitizing stations at all exhibits, extra sanitation staff on top of our regular cleaners and AQ Ambassadors monitoring each floor.

Social distancing will be recognized as well as guests and staff will be required to wear a mask while inside the Aquatarium facility. Curious to know more about mask protocol? We follow these guidelines:

Given the nature of the current pandemic, please know that these protocols and procedures may change without notice. Please check the Aquatarium’s website for the most up to date information before each visit.

Aquatarium would like to thank you for your patience as they navigate the new norm. Tickets are available and to be pre-booked online at

Stay Safe & Be Well.

From the AQ Crew.

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