Arouca lies east of Tacarigua and west of D'Abadie, and can be accessed by the Eastern Main Road. Five Rivers is one of the communities of Arouca.
Calypso: Calypsonian Mighty Terror was born in Arouca.
Steelbands: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in Arouca, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).
|STEELBAND||TYPE||LOCATION IN 2002||HISTORY|
|Asaphonics Celestial Sound||Conventional||Eastern Main Road|
|Glory Tones||Conventional||Eastern Main Road||This band focuses on religious music.|
|Five Rivers Modern Symphony||Conventional||Range Road, Five Rivers|
|Pan Trinity||Conventional||Albert Street|
|Stardust||Conventional||Bon Air Gardens|
|Arouca Anglican School||Primary||Eastern Main Road||Anglican|
|Arouca Government School||Primary||Golden Grove Road||Non-Denominational||Arouca Boys' (St. Pius) RC School||Primary||Convent Street||Roman Catholic||382 pupils in 2002|
|Arouca Girls' (St. Finbar's) RC School||Primary||Eastern Main Road||Roman Catholic||545 pupils in 2002|
|Five Rivers Tackveeyatul Islamic Association (TIA) School||Muslim||Founded in 1953.|
|Trinity East College||Secondary|
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