Become a Zoo Member and enjoy a full year of amazing benefits! Your Zoo Membership is a great value, and will provide hours of family fun at the nationally recognized Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET
Members of the Fort Wayne Zoological Society receive these benefits for a full 12 months.
|FREE Zoo Admission (in season) for 12 months from date of purchase|
|Discounted Admission to more than 140 zoos nationwide|
|Members-Only early-bird hours every day in July|
|10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop|
|Members-Only coupons, contests and discounts|
|Zoo-Loo-Au Members-Only summer picnic|
|Zoo Calendar, Zoo To You Magazine, Zoo to You Extra Newsletter, and Z-mail E-Newsletter|
|Exclusive invitations to Members-Only opportunities|
Please note that member benefits are subject to change at any time.
How to become a member
Purchasing a new membership to the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo or renewing your existing membership online is FAST and EASY. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.
…or click here to download our membership registration form.
One year of full membership benefits for two named adults living at the same address and their children age 18 and under
One year of full membership benefits for one or two named adults living at the same address and their grandchildren age 18 and under
Single Parent: $90
One year of full membership benefits for one named adult and his/her children aged 18 and under living at the same address
One year of full membership benefits for one named adult
BASIC PLUS MEMBERSHIP
BasicPlus: $200 Best Value!
One year with all the benefits of a Basic Membership, PLUS Four one-day admission tickets; one Ride Pass (12 rides, excludes Pony Ride); Free stroller rental; Free one-time admission to the Wild Zoo Halloween.
Safari Club: $300
One year of the full membership benefits of BasicPlus Membership, PLUS invitations to exclusive Supporting Member events; acknowledgement in Zoo to You magazine and a Tax Deduction for a portion of your Membership fee.
Directors Circle: $600
One year of the full membership benefits of Safari Club, PLUS a Behind-the-Scenes tour with zoo personnel.
King of the Jungle: $1,200
One year of the full membership benefits of Director’s Circle PLUS an Exclusive Adventure with the Zoo Director.
MEMBERSHIP ADD ONS
Add Flexibility to Any Membership
FREE admission for one guest all season. Can be added to any Membership. If a grandparent, friend, or day care provider is bringing your children, the guest must bring your Membership Card and a copy of your photo ID. Limit two Add-A-Guests per Membership.
Please note that member benefits and prices are subject to change at any time.
Your Zoo Membership is a great value at home and when you travel! Use your Membership Travel Card to receive discounted admission to more than 140 zoos throughout North America.
Show your Membership Card and a valid picture ID to receive the reduced admission rate when you visit participating zoos. Please note:
- Every zoo varies in how it will honor your membership, and zoos can change their admission policies at any time. Some zoos limit the number of family members admitted at the discounted rate. If you are planning to visit one of the zoos or aquariums listed below, please contact that facility in advance to verify their admission policy for members of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.
- Some zoos are closed for part of the year.
- Many zoos offer discounts on gift shop purchases, parking, or concessions. Be sure to ask.
- Carry your Fort Wayne Zoological Society Membership Travel Card whenever you travel.
If you have additional questions, please call our Membership Coordinator at 260-427-6827.
These zoos offer discounted admission to Fort Wayne Zoological Society Members. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo offers 50% off admission to members of these institutions.
Little Rock Zoo
Aquarium of the Bay, San Francisco
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Charles Paddock Zoo, Atascadero
CuriOdyssey, San Mateo
Happy Hollow Zoo, San Jose
The Living Desert Zoo, Palm Desert
Los Angeles Zoo
San Francisco Zoo
Santa Ana Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoo
Sequoia Park Zoo, Eureka
Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport
Brandywine Zoo, Wilmington
Brevard Zoo, Melbourne
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Sanford
Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa
Mote Marine Aquarium, Sarasota
Palm Beach Zoo, West Palm Beach
The Florida Aquarium, Tampa
Maryland Zoo, Baltimore
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, Kure Beach
North Carolina Aquarium of Pine Knoll Shores, Atlantic Beach
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Manteo
North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro
Western North Carolina Nature Center, Asheville
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Caldwell Zoo, Tyler
Cameron Park Zoo, Waco
Dallas Zoo and Aquarium
El Paso Zoo
Ellen Trout Zoo, Lufkin
Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville
San Antonio Zoo
Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi
Oglebay’s Good Zoo, Wheeling
Granby Zoo, Quebec
Parque Zoologico de Leon, Leon (website is in Spanish)
Please note: The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo does not offer discounted admission to persons who are members of “free” zoos (Zoos that do not charge an admission fee). The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo reserves the right to change our reciprocity policy at any time.