Important Note about our Family Programs

Each of our family programs involves a series of topics that are offered on multiple dates at the Zoo, so these programs are best suited for Zoo members with current memberships. Anyone who wishes to attend these programs without a current Zoo membership will be required to pay Zoo admission on each separate visit, and admission is not covered by enrollment in a family program. If you don’t have a Zoo membership, click here to get Zoo membership info or to purchase a Zoo membership today.

NEW! We now offer online registration for our Family Programs! A link to the online registration system is provided after the program listings below.

Moms, dads or any adult with a child explore the indoor exhibits at the Zoo with an educator and both adult and child will learn something new.  Enjoy an animal story at an exhibit and make a cool craft or meet a live animal friend.  Meet at the Anthony Wayne Zoo entrance.

Stroller Safari

The Stroller Safari program is designed for ages 6 months to 3 years.

The Stroller Safari Series will begin again in the fall. Please check back at that time for the dates of the program.

Animal Tales

The Animal Tales program is designed for ages 3 to 4 years

Enjoy charming animal stories, plus songs, games, crafts or Zoo animal visits. Each child must be accompanied by one adult only; classroom space is tight, so there’s no room for siblings. (All Animal Tales programs include a three-part series and registration for the program can only be offered for the entire series)

April:  Tree-mendous Animals
Branch out into the world of trees and discover the critters that call them home.  It sure is a wild world above the ground!
TUE • 4/1, 8, 15 • 1:00–2:00pm
TUE • 4/1, 8, 15 • 6:30–7:30pm
THU • 4/3, 10, 17 • 10:30–11:30am
THU • 4/3, 10, 17 • 1:00–2:00pm
SAT • 3/29, 4/5, 12 • 10:30–11:30am
Registration fee: $24

No programs for May

June:  Fun in the Sun
Summertime is here!  Not only do we love summer, but many animals also love the warm weather.  Find out about the animals that just can’t get enough of the heat.
TUE • 6/10, 17, 24 • 6:30–7:30pm
SAT • 6/14, 21, 28 • 10:30–11:30am
Registration fee: $24

Registration is easy

NEW! Click here to register for Family Programs online!
• Mail: Toledo Zoo EdZOOCation Department, PO Box 140130, Toledo OH 43614-0130.
• Fax: 419.389.8670, Attn.: Education Secretary
• Email:.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Pay by check or credit card. Visit for more info, including a print-out enrollment form. Questions? Call Peggy Coutcher at 419.385.5721, ext. 2042.
  A confirmation will be emailed to each registrant one to two weeks prior to class.

  Questions? Contact 419.385.5721, ext. 2042, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) , or fax: 419.389.8670.

Printable Registration Form

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