Children and Families

Enjoy the zoo at any age! Pricing for programs with caregiver include one adult and one child; pricing for drop-off programs include one child only. Additional tickets may be added to your purchase. Please click through to our webstore for available dates.

Zoo Play: Toddler Time

Ages 2-3 with caregiver

Join us on this "caregiver and me" adventure series, where you and your child discover the natural world.

Weekly, Fridays or Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

FALL SERIES (5 weeks): Friday 10/13/2017-11/17/2017 or Saturday 10/14/2017-11/18/2017

$150 members/$175 non-members

Exploring the Wild

Ages 6-10 with caregiver

Discover animal adaptaions and survival strategies around the Zoo through fun activities and live animal encounters.

Saturday, 9-10:30 a.m. or or Sunday, 1-2:30 p.m.

Bats: 10/14/2017; Birds: 11/11/2017; Snow Leopards 12/9/2017

$40 members/$50 non-members

Accessibility Day

All ages with caregiver

Enjoy a day specifically for families of children with special needs. Doors open an hour early with hands-on activities and an animal guest.

Saturday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.


$30 members/$35 non-members

Little Zoo Vets

Ages 8-12

From skin, scales, x-rays and examinations, discover what it takes to care for the Zoo's animals.

Weekly, Thursdays, 4-5:30 p.m.


$450 members/$500 non-members

Junior Keepers

Ages vary

Think you've got what it takes to be a zookeeper? Put your skills to the test.

Sunday, 9-10:30 a.m.

Bats: 10/15/2017 (Ages 5-8)
Primates: 11/12/2017 (Ages 8-10)
Penguins: 12/17/2017 (Ages 10-13)

$50 members/$60 non-members

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