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Children's & Family Classes

Toddler Totes

Ages 24-35 months

Critters 'n' Kids

Ages 3-4 years

Zoo Explorers

Ages 5-6 years

Family Classes

All ages

Toddler Totes

Toddler Totes

Class Times
9 a.m. (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays) and 11 a.m. (Fridays, Saturdays)

Age
24–35 months (must be accompanied by one adult)

Members: $18 per child/adult pair
Nonmembers: $20 per child/adult pair

NOTE: Your e-ticket print out is required for class admission. Prices are subject to change.

For more information, please call (323) 644-4211.

Toddler Totes classes are educational adventures for your child and you.

Learn about adaptations as you investigate the Zoo’s animal collection and discover the ways animals use different part of their bodies. Each 75-minute class includes a variety of fun, age-appropriate, hands-on activities such as storytelling, live animal encounters, and explorations on Zoo grounds.

Upcoming Classes for the 2017 Season

Wiggle Squiggle Zoo

May 3, 5, 6

Jump, scoot, and groove! Animals have lots of ways to move. Here is your opportunity to use your body and do what animals do.

Critters 'n' Kids

Critters 'n' Kids

Class Times
9 a.m. (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays)

Age
3–4 years (must be accompanied by one adult)

Members: $24 per child/adult pair
Nonmembers: $27 per child/adult pair

NOTE: Your e-ticket print out is required for class admission. Prices are subject to change.

For more information, please call (323) 644-4211.

Each 90-minute class includes a variety of fun, age-appropriate, hands-on activities such as storytelling, art, games, and adventures on Zoo grounds.

Critters ‘n’ Kids classes take you and your child on an exploration of the Zoo’s animal collections, from cool cats and exciting elephants to slithering snakes and fabulous flamingos.

Upcoming Classes for the 2017 Season

Go, Go, Gorillas!

April 19, 21, 22

Birds aren’t the only animals that build nests—gorillas do, too! Learn how and discover all the things that make gorillas great.

Loveable Lemurs

May 10, 12, 13

Madagascar is home to more than 40 different lemur species, from ring-tailed to sifaka. Investigate the Zoo’s lemur collection and gather fun facts about these fascinating furry creatures.

Zoo Explorers (NEW Class Added)

Zoo Explorers

Class Times
9 a.m. (Saturdays)

Age
5–6 years

Members: $30 per child
Nonmembers: $35 per child

NOTE: Your e-ticket print out is required for class admission. Prices are subject to change.

For more information, please call (323) 644-4211.

Grab your backpack and explore the Zoo learning about biomes around the world, from deserts to mountains, grasslands to rainforests.

Trek over the rivers and through the woods to seek out cool and amazing animals that call these unique habitats home. This drop-off class is designed for children independent of their parents. All children must bring water and a snack for this three-hour class.

Upcoming Classes for the 2017 Season

Delving Into the Desert

May 27

Grab your sun hat and water bottle as we explore some of the planet’s hottest biomes. From cactus to camels, we will discover the adaptations that keep desert residents cool and protected when temperatures climb into the 100s.

Family Classes (NEW Class Added)

Family Classes

Class Times
9:30 a.m. (Saturdays)

Age
All Ages Welcome

Members: $10 per person
Nonmembers: $20 per adult/$15 per child (ages 2–12)

NOTE: Your e-ticket print out is required for class admission. Prices are subject to change.

For more information, please call (323) 644-4211.

Bring your family and join us for a special adventure at the Los Angeles Zoo.

These 90-minute classes offer a special opportunity for families to come together and share in an adventure while learning about amazing animals.

Upcoming Classes for the 2017 Season

Backyard Buddies

April 15

Discover the variety of wildlife that lives all around us and find out how we benefit from our wild neighbors. In this class, participants of all ages will also learn what we can do to stay safe while enjoying the wildlife.

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