Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo

Open 9a-5p, last admission 4p

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Open 9a-5p, last admission 4p

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Daycare and Preschool Programs

Due to Covid-19, for the safety of our animals, guests, and staff, we have decided not to travel offsite until August 1st, 2020. If you would like to book a virtual program for the summer, please click here to check out our virtual options.

Have you met Ruby the Reading Red Panda, yet? Ruby is a plush red panda who loves to read! Join Ruby for one Daycareof her favorite stories and meet 3 live animal friends from the Blank Park Zoo during this fun and interactive program geared toward 2-5 year olds! Follow Ruby on Facebook to see what new books she has and what animal friends she is meeting next!

Ages: For ages 2-5

Audience Size: 25-30 kids

Length: 30 minutes

Cost: $75 for first program, $40 for each additional program, $25 evening/weekend fee per program. An idle time fee will apply to programs scheduled more than 15 minutes apart.

Mileage: A mileage fee of 58 cents per mile round trip will apply to facilities 35 miles or more from the zoo.*

For more information, or to book your program, please contact Kezia Knight at 515-974-2640 or Reservations are required at least 3 weeks in advance.

* We encourage facilities in the same area to coordinate dates and times so the mileage charge can be split. We are happy to visit up to 3 facilities on a trip!



Cancellations within 3 weeks of the programs date will still be charged 50% of the program cost

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