Core Initiatives


The core initiatives of the St. Louis Aquarium Foundation are:

  • ACCESS – Provide free Aquarium admission to 25,000 underserved youth annually through our H20 Friends program (Help To Our Friends)
  • EDUCATION – Deliver aquatic-themed, STEM-based conservation education programs and classes – aligned to the Missouri Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards – for schools and teachers
  • CONSERVATION – Find out how to “take action” in our local water conservation efforts through interactive exhibits throughout the Aquarium
  • VOLUNTEERING – Through a robust volunteer program, engage the community in the St. Louis Aquarium and further the educational reach of our programs into the community and our waterways