Family Offerings

Inspiring others

to join us in caring for animals and

conserving the natural world

Family Offerings

Kids' Night Out

Ages 5-12

Details:
Parents, take the night off while the kids spend the evening at the Zoo enjoying games, crafts and live zoo animals! Pizza will be provided.

Dates:

  • March 15: Nocturnal Animals- When the lights go out, animals come out to prowl. Discover some of our nocturnal Zoo residents and how they adapt to the dark.

  • April 12: Zookeeper Fun- It's a lot of work to take care of all of our Zoo animals. Learn the many things zookeepers do through fun games and challenges.

Time:

  • 6-9 p.m.

Price per child:

  • $25/Member
  • $30/Non-Member

Stroller Safari

Ages 0-3

Details:
Break out the stroller and explore the Zoo with an educator to learn fun animal facts! Wear comfortable shoes; this class visits a different exhibit each date.

Choose one of the dates below:

  • Winter 2019: Story Safari
    • Tuesday January 15, 22, 29 February 5, 12, 19
    • Thursday January 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21

  • Spring 2019: Shapes and Patterns
    • Tuesday March 12, 19, 26 April 2, 9, 16
    • Thursday March 14, 21, 28 April 4, 11, 18
    • Saturday March 16, 23, 30 April 6, 13, 20

    Time:

    • 9:30-10:15 a.m.

    Price per child:

    • $20/Member
    • $24/Non-Member

Animal Tales

Ages 3-4

Details:
Enjoy charming animal stories, plus songs, games, crafts and animal visits. Animal Tales is offered monthly with three classes per month.

  • January: African Safari- Head out on Safari to spot some of your favorite African animals. From cheetahs to giraffes to hippos, Africa is full of fun and exciting creatures.
    • Tuesday January 8, 15, 22

  • February: Perfect Pets- What makes a great pet? Come find out as we discover different animals each week that would fit right in at your home!.
    • Tuesday February 5, 12, 19

  • March: All Paws on Deck!- From flying in the sky to running fast and zooming through the water, join us for an adventure each week as you become a superhero for animals.
    • Tuesday March 5, 12, 19

Times:

  • 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. OR 1 - 2 p.m.

Price per child:

  • $20/Member
  • $24/Non-Member

Nature's Neighborhood Play Event

Recommended for families

Details:
Join Toledo Zoo Education Staff for an exclusive evening of Play in Nature's Neighborhood. Play in the backyard, splash in the stream, paint in the workshop, roast a hot dog, and much more. Zoo staff will help facilitate the fun and introduce you to many live animals from our collection as you and your child play, learn, and explore!

Dates:

  • Sat. September 22

Time:

  • 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Price:

  • $10 per family plus admission