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 and outdoor 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.

MAIL: Toledo Zoo Stroller Safari
P.O.B 140130
Toledo, OH 43614

FAX: 419-389-8670

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Summer 2014 scedule
TUE: 7/8, 15, 22, 29, 8/5, 12   9:30 -10:15
SAT: 7/12, 19, 26, 8/2, 9, 16   9:30-10:15
$22 for the series

Fall 2014 schedule
TUE • 9/9, 16, 23, 30, 10/7, 14 • 9:30–10:15am
SAT • 9/13, 20, 27, 10/4, 11, 18 • 9:30–10:15am
$22 for the series

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)

August: Rainforest Animals

Join us on a jungle adventure as we visit the rainforests of the world and meet the live animals that call this tropical habitat home.
TUE • 8/5, 12, 19 • 6:30–7:30pm
SAT • 8/9, 16, 23 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Registration fee: $24

September: Cool Colors

Whether they are to show off or help to hide, color is very important to animals.  Learn about all the useful colors that animals use to survive.
TUE • 9/9, 16, 23 • 1:00–2:00pm
TUE • 9/9, 16, 23 • 6:30–7:30pm
THU • 9/11, 18, 25 • 11:00am–12:00pm
SAT • 9/13, 20, 27 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Registration fee: $24

October: Animals at Night

It is a different world in the dark of the night.  Explore with us the nocturnal animals that are awake when we are asleep.
TUE • 10/7, 14, 21 • 1:00–2:00pm
TUE • 10/7, 14, 21 • 6:30–7:30pm
THU • 10/9, 16, 23 • 11:00am–12:00pm
SAT • 10/11, 18, 25 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Registration fee: $24

Programs for the Family

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Wild Toledo! Experiences

Explore Wild Toledo with the Toledo Zoo Conservation and Education Staff.  Every program will feature an exciting introduction to the topic through hands-on field work and live animal encounters.  Programs are $15 per participant.

Backyard Habitats

SUN • 7/13 • 1:00–2:30pm


SAT • 9/13 • 9:00–10:30am

Nocturnal Mammals

FRI • 10/3 • 6:00–7:30pm
FRI • 10/10 • 6:00–7:30pm

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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