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Membership Benefits

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. Please note that Membership prices and benefits are subject to change at any time.

FREE Zoo Admission (in season) for 12 months from date of purchase


Discounted Admission to more than 150 zoos and aquariums nationwide


10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop


Zoo Calendar, Zoo To You Magazine, and Z-mail E-Newsletter


Members-only offers and discounts

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 SECURE. We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

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Click to download our membership registration form.

MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES

Donor Club
Benefits
Family $139
Grandparent $139
Single Parent $109
Two Adult $109
Adult $89
Member Plus $229
Safari Club $300
Director's Circle $600
King of the Jungle $1200
Free admission to the Zoo all season long
Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
Zoo Publications
10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under
Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
Membership benefits for one named adult
Four one-day guest admission tickets
One Ride Pass*
Free stroller rental
Charitable gift to support the Zoo
Invitations to exclusive donor events
Behind-the-Scenes tour
Exclusive Zoo adventure

Family

$139

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
  • Membership benefits for one named adult
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure

Grandparent

$139

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
  • Membership benefits for one named adult
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure

Single Parent

$109

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
  • Membership benefits for one named adult
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure

Two Adult

$109

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for one named adult
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure

Adult

$89

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for one named adult

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure

Member Plus

$229

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
  • Membership benefits for one named adult
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure
Donor Club

Safari Club

$300

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
  • Membership benefits for one named adult
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure
Donor Club

Director's Circle

$600

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
  • Membership benefits for one named adult
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure
Donor Club

King of the Jungle

$1200

Included

  • Free admission to the Zoo all season long
  • Discounted admission to 150+ other zoos and aquariums
  • Zoo Publications
  • 10% discount in the Wild Things Gift Shop
  • Membership benefits for two named adults + their children age 18 & under
  • Four one-day guest admission tickets
  • One Ride Pass*
  • Free stroller rental
  • Charitable gift to support the Zoo
  • Invitations to exclusive donor events
  • Exclusive Zoo adventure

Not Included

  • Membership benefits for one named adult + their children age 18 & under
  • Membership benefits for two named adults or one named adult and a guest
  • Membership benefits for one named adult
  • Behind-the-Scenes tour

*Ride Pass includes 12 rides, excludes Pony Trail

Reciprocal Zoos

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 150 zoos and aquariums 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 Guest Services at 260-427-6800.

Participating Zoos

These zoos offer discounted admission to Fort Wayne Zoological Society Members. Every zoo varies in how it will honor your membership, and zoos can change their admission policies at any time. The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo offers 50% off admission to members of these institutions.

Alabama
Birmingham Zoo

Alaska
Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward

Arizona
Phoenix Zoo
Reid Park Zoo, Tucson

Arkansas
Little Rock Zoo

California
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
Oakland Zoo
Sacramento Zoo
San Francisco Zoo
Santa Ana Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoo
Sequoia Park Zoo, Eureka

Colorado
Pueblo Zoo

Connecticut
Beardsley Zoo, Bridgeport

Delaware
Brandywine Zoo, Wilmington

Florida
Brevard Zoo, Melbourne
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Sanford
Jacksonville Zoo
Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa
Zoo Miami
Mote Marine Aquarium, Sarasota
Palm Beach Zoo, West Palm Beach
The Florida Aquarium, Tampa

Georgia
Chehaw Wild Animal Park, Albany
Zoo Atlanta

Idaho
Tautphaus Park Zoo, Idaho Falls
Zoo Boise

Illinois
Cosley Zoo, Wheaton
Henson Robinson Zoo, Springfield
Miller Park Zoo, Bloomington
Peoria Zoo
Scovill Zoo, Decatur

Indiana
Mesker Park Zoo, Evansville
Potawatomi Zoo, South Bend

Iowa
Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque

Kansas
Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure, Salina
Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita
Sunset Zoo, Manhattan
Topeka Zoo

Kentucky
Louisville Zoo

Louisiana
Alexandria Zoological Park
BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo

Maryland
Maryland Zoo, Baltimore

Massachusetts
Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford
Capron Park Zoo, Attleboro
Franklin Park Zoo (Zoo New England), Boston
Museum of Science, Boston
Stone Zoo, Stoneham

Michigan
Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek
Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square, Saginaw
Detroit Zoo
John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids
Potter Park Zoo, Lansing

Minnesota
Lake Superior Zoo, Duluth
Minnesota Zoo, Apple Valley

Mississippi
Jackson Zoo

Missouri
Dickerson Park Zoo, Springfield
Kansas City Zoo
Endangered Wolf Center, Eureka

Nebraska
Lincoln Children’s Zoo
Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
Riverside Zoo, Scottsbluff

New Hampshire
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness

New Jersey
Bergen County Zoo, Paramus
Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange

New Mexico
Albuquerque Biological Park
Albuquerque Aquarium
Rio Grande Botanic Garden, Albuquerque
Rio Grande Zoo, Albuquerque
Living Desert Zoo, Carlsbad

New York
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Buffalo Zoo
Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Syracuse
Seneca Park Zoo, Rochester
Staten Island Zoo
Trevor Zoo, Millbrook

North Carolina
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

North Dakota
Chahinkapa Zoo, Wahpeton
Dakota Zoo, Bismarck
Red River Zoo, Fargo
Roosevelt Park Zoo, Minot

Ohio
African Safari Wildlife Park, Port Clinton
Akron Zoo
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Dayton
Cincinnati Zoo
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Toledo Zoo
The Wilds, Cumberland

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Zoo
Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum

Oregon
Oregon Zoo, Winston
Wildlife Safari, Winston

Pennsylvania
Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown
Erie Zoo
Lehigh Valley Zoo, Schnecksville
National Aviary, Pittsburgh
Philadelphia Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
ZOOAMERICA, Hershey

Rhode Island
Roger Williams Park Zoo

South Carolina
Greenville Zoo
Riverbanks Zoo & Garden, Columbia

South Dakota
Bramble Park Zoo, Watertown
Great Plains Zoo & Delbridge Museum of Natural History, Sioux Falls

Tennessee
Chattanooga Zoo
Knoxville Zoo
Memphis Zoo
Nashville Zoo

Texas
Abilene Zoo
Caldwell Zoo, Tyler
Cameron Park Zoo, Waco
Dallas Zoo and Aquarium
El Paso Zoo
Ellen Trout Zoo, Lufkin
Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville
Houston Zoo
San Antonio Zoo
Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi

Utah
Hogle Zoo, Salt Lake City
Tracy Aviary, Salt Lake City

Virginia
Mill Mountain Zoo, Roanoke
Virginia Zoo, Norfolk

Washington
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma
Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle

West Virginia
Oglebay’s Good Zoo, Wheeling

Wisconsin
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo
Milwaukee County Zoo
The NEW Zoo, Green Bay
Racine Zoo

Canada
Granby Zoo, Quebec

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.


Change Of Address Request

Are you a Zoo member?  Have you moved or changed your e-mail recently? Let us know!

You can only get the Zoo magazine, calendar, and e-news if we have your current mailing address and e-mail address.  So if you’ve moved or changed your e-mail address since you last renewed your membership, please use the form below to send us an update.

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