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Polar Bear and Cubs Club

If you are an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium member, a parent of a pre-kindergarten aged child and interested in weekly educational activities, then Polar Bear and Cubs Club is a perfect fit for you!

This club is free to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members and is a great way to meet other Zoo members. Exercise, learn and explore the Zoo with the Polar Bear and Cubs Club every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. in Wild Kingdom Pavilion.

Polar Bear & Cubs Club will be cancelled if Omaha Public Schools cancels class. Starting time shifts seasonally with Zoo opening times.

Contact the Education Department at (402) 738-2092 or earlychildhood@OmahaZoo.com for more information.

 

February 7      Ready Set Roar

February 14    Big Cat Little Kitty

February 21    Keeper's Choice

 

Family Nature Club

Join our brand new Family Nature Club starting Saturday, May 5th!

Help your family build a lifelong love of nature, science, and learning! Families will engage in hands-on activities and explorations building their understanding of the natural world.

This club is free to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium members and is a great way to meet other Zoo members. Family Nature Club is held the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month at 9 a.m.  Meet at the entrance of Bay Family Children's Adventure Trails.

Contact the Education Department at (402) 738-2092 or earlychildhood@OmahaZoo.com for more information.  Starting times shift seasonally with Zoo opening times. 

Walking Club

If you are an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium member age 50 or older, you too can be a member of the Zoo's Walking Club. Not only will you receive the benefits of being an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium member, but you will also enjoy early entrance to the Zoo on Friday mornings! 

Walking Club provides a healthy way to stay fit, enjoy the Zoo and to meet many others with the same "wild interests". 

Walking Club is a free benefit for Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium members.  We meet every Friday morning in Guest Services.  March 1 through October 31 at 8 a.m. and November 1 through February 28 at 9 a.m. 

For more information, please email kathyv@omahazoo.com.

Photo Club

Interested in becoming part of Photo Club at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium? This club is for Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium members who are at least 18 years of age with a passion for photography. Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium offers unlimited opportunities to photograph unique species of animals, plants and more. Plus as a member of the club, your photos could be seen in Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium advertising, website stories, ZooPrints articles, eNews and more.

To become a member of Photo Club you must:

  • Have an Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership for the current year
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Pay $20.00 annual Photo Club registration fee  (used to cover general office costs, use of Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium meeting space and guest speakers).  The fee must be paid at time of registration.

Complete a Registration Form

Frequently Asked Questions

Benefits of the Photo Club include:

  • Monthly meetings with guest speakers on the first Saturday of every month in Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom Pavilion Auditorium at 9 a.m.
  • Early access to the Zoo on Friday mornings. Early access begins at 8:30 a.m. in Guest Services. (There is no behind-the-scenes access for Photo Club members. Photos must be taken from the public path). Please bring your Photo Club badge, photo ID and Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership card with you to receive early access.
  • Photos can be used in Zoo advertising, eNews, ZooPrints newsletter, website, social media plus more.

Photo Club is in session June 1 - May 31. Members meet at 9 a.m. on scheduled days.

Contact the Marketing Department at communications@OmahaZoo.com for more information.

Photo and Video Policy

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has guidelines in place for non-commerical and commerical photography and videography on grounds. All requests are subject to approval by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium®. The final production piece must represent the family friendly brand of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and its mission.

Read Our Policy

Safari Club

Are you an Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium member over the age of 18? Do you like learning about the Zoo and the animals that live here? If so, we have a great offering just for you! 

Safari Club is a free benefit to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium adult members and meets on the third Tuesday of the month (September - May) from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Be sure to swing on in and have a howling good time with us. 

Please contact the Education Department at (402) 738-6901 for more information.