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Learning as a family is great fun for everyone. The Zoo provides fun and learning all mixed into one.
Guests with special needs are welcome. Please contact the education department for more information.
Classes meet in the Cargill Learning Center unless otherwise noted. Space is limited; therefore pre-registration is required. Please contact Cargill Learning Center to reserve your place. Classes take place rain or shine.
Fun for the whole family...we have activites for all ages. Bring your family to the Zoo — check out the adventure backpacks, then play and learn together or check out a Zoo Trunk and continue the fun and learning at home.
Plan an adventure to the Zoo with the whole family! We even have programs on weekday evenings and weekend days.
Classes meet in the Cargill Learning Center unless otherwise noted. Space is limited; therefore pre-registration is required. Please contact Cargill Learning Center to reserve your place. Classes take place rain or shine. Please remember, for everyone's safety and enjoyment all class participants must meet age requirements - no older or younger siblings allowed, including infants.
The Zoo is such a great place for families to explore and tour, especially behind the scenes! Share these tour experiences with your wives, husbands, kids or grandkids! These programs are 90 minutes long. The fee of $8 for members / $10 for nonmembers covers two people ages 5 and above. Additional people are $4 each. Classes are held from 10:00 a.m. - Noon. Registration is now open for all classes.
Thanks to a generous grant from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and Disney, Sedgwick County Zoo is able to host monthly Get Into Nature Family Activities. There is no cost to the activity but space is limited so you must pre-register for each program. Events will be led by Zoo staff and include structured and non-structured nature play time. The program is open to all ages but children must be accompanied by participating adults.
Upcoming events are:
Jul 16 Sat: 10:00-11:30 a.m. - Sum of the Parts Meet at Cargill Learning Center at Sedgwick County Zoo
Aug 16 Tue: 10:00-11:30 a.m. - Just Add Water Meet at Cargill Learning Center at Sedgwick County Zoo
Sep 17 Sat: 10:00-11:30 a.m. - Up For a Challenge Meet at Cargill Learning Center at Sedgwick County Zoo
Oct 15 Sat: 10:00-11:30 a.m. - Tangled Web Meet at Cargill Learning Center at Sedgwick County Zoo
Nov 15 Tue: 10:00-11:30 a.m. - Giving Back Meet at Cargill Learning Center at Sedgwick County Zoo
Dec 20 Tue: 10:00-11:30 a.m. - Making Sense of It Meet at Cargill Learning Center at Sedgwick County Zoo
For more information contact Schaneé Anderson.
Join us for a bike club that is designed for leisurely riders. It doesn't matter if you are young or young at heart; come on out and get some air! All ages are welcome, but you must ride a bicycle. Smaller children are welcome, but they must ride in a bike seat or an attached wagon.
Club membership fee is $28 for members and includes two people or $32 for non-members and includes two people. Additional guest club memberships are $3 per person. This will include membership from March – Oct., one ride per month. We will be meeting every third Wednesday of the month from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The meetings will be canceled if there is inclement weather.
Thank you to our friends at Bicycle X-Change for their sponsorship of this great program!
Who needs technology? Join us in the Children’s Farms as we go discover easy ways to entertain children for hours. No registration required. Come enjoy the fun!
Our teen Zookeeper Apprentice crew will help you discover all the ways that you can make a positive difference with animals and nature. No registration required.
Sedgwick County Zoo
5555 Zoo Boulevard
Wichita, Kansas 67212
t: (316) 266-8213
f: (316) 712-9867
Hours of Operation
Open 364 Days a Year!*
*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 10, 2016 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee. For Zoobilee ticket information please call 266-8APE (8273).