Zoo hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Grounds close at 4 p.m.

Classes for 3-Year Olds


Start your child out in our 'Learning Through Animals Series' to discover important lessons with the help of our animals.

2015 class schedule:

  • Animal ABCs: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 14 OR 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17 OR 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Friday, March 20: The ABC’s can be tricky to learn! Come to our class and get a little help from our animals!

  • Counting with Animals: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 11 OR 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14 OR 10:15to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 17: Learning your 1-2-3's isn't always easy, but when you're counting with animals, it sure is more fun!

  • Hide and Seek: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 OR 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12 OR 10:15 to 11 a.m. on Friday, May 15: Meet a few animals that are experts at playing hide and seek. Whether they hide in a hole in a tree or underground, we'll learn some of their hiding places.

Cost: $11 per child for members; $17 per child for non-members. Pre-registration is required. Songs, activities, a snack and an up-close look at one of our education animals are included in this program.