Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Open Daily, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
$14 adults, $8 children
 

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Zoo Juniors & Zoo Chefs

Ages: 5-6 years with an accompanying adultZoo Tots 1
Class length: 1 hour
Cost per child: $10 members/$20 non-members

Zoo Juniors & Zoo Chefs are classes geared toward children age 5-6 years with their favorite adult! During these classes we invite children and parents to join your favorite furry, feathery, slimy and fuzzy animal friends in exciting and hands-on adventures!

Registration and pre-payment required. For non-members, class cost includes Zoo admission for child and accompanying adult.


Zoo JuniorsZoo Tots 2

Similar in structure/content to Zoo Tots, during Zoo Juniors we will read books, make crafts, enjoy visits from live animals and participate in educational activities and free play.

Zoo Juniors classes take place in the Bankers Trust Learning Center located in the center of the Zoo on Saturday dates and in the Water Lab located in the lower level of the Discovery Center on Thursday evening dates.

  • September 18: Beneath Our Feet
  • October 30: Bats are BEST
  • November 13: Circles, Squares & Sea Stars
  • December 11: Scales & Tails

See registration page for class times and descriptions! 

Classes are the same during each theme, please register for only one class per theme.

Click here to Register!


Zoo Chefs

Similar in structure/content to Zoo Tots Cooking, during Zoo Chefs you and your child will make a creative, tasty treat, hear stories, make crafts, and enjoy visits from live animals!

Zoo Chefs classes take place in the Macaw Café located on the lower lever of the Discovery Center by the new tamarin exhibit.

Click here to register for Zoo Chefs.

  • September 9 & 11: Banana Penguin Split
  • October 7 & 9: Owl Cinnamon Rolls
  • November 18 & 20: Hot Dog Ferrets
  • December 2 & 4: Fossils Cookies

See registration page for class times and descriptions!

Classes are the same during each theme, please register for only one class per theme.


Zoo Hours

For after-hours classes, Zoo staff will greet you at Admissions approximately 5 minutes prior to the start of class.


Registration & Cancellations

All sales are final. If you are unable to attend a class, you can transfer to an open class. Rescheduling fees may apply. No refunds will be offered unless classes are cancelled by the Zoo.

For more information, help registering please call the Education Office at 515-974-2550 or email education@blankparkzoo.org.

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