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Special Information

Our new on-line sales services including membership and membership renewals are now available to purchase on the website.

Members: To RENEW your membership, you need to create your on-line account using the member number on your current membership card.
Non-members: If you aren't currently a John Ball Zoo member, just click the JOIN button to purchase a membership.

Glossary of Terms

Named Cardholder: Individual 18 or older who is named on the membership card. All adults named on a membership card must have the same address (ID is required at each visit).
Child: Individual 19 or younger who shares a household with the member adult. Children 15 to 19 may visit the John Ball Zoo without an adult member if they have your Household (or Household +1/+2) membership card and a license/State ID. The address on their ID must match the address on your membership card.
Grandchild: Individual 19 or younger who is the grandchild of the named cardholder.
Guest: Members in some categories may bring guests with them at each visit. Guests must be accompanied by a named cardholder.
Named Guest: At the HH + 1, HH + 2 levels you are able to add either one or two named guests for an additional $10 (on the + 1) or $20 (on the + 2). Their name is not added to the card but is added to our database and will be recognized for entry into our Zoo when they present ID and are accompanied by the Household children. Sorry - these people may NOT bring additional guests.

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Gift Memberships
Memberships make great gifts for any occasion.

Categories

Basic Memberships

John Ball Founder's League

Beyond the Ticket Club

Service & Non-Profit Organizations

Basic Memberships

Naturalist: $150 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their dependent children (19 or younger)
Plus four guests - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder
Recognition in Annual Report

Household Plus Two Membership: $100 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their dependent children (19 or younger)
plus two guests - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder

Household Plus One Membership: $85 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their dependent children (19 or younger)
Plus one guest - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder

Household Membership: $70 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their dependent children (19 or younger)

Grandparent Plus Two Membership: $100 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their grandchildren (19 or younger)
Plus two guests - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder

Grandparent Plus One Membership: $85 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their grandchildren (19 or younger)
Plus one guest - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder

Grandparent Membership: $70 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their grandchildren (19 or younger)

Individual Plus One Membership: $55 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for one named cardholder
plus one guest - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder

Individual: $35 - Click here to join or renew

Includes free admission for one named cardholder

John Ball Founder's League

Your membership in the John Ball Founder's League supports the mission of the institution he helped create. As a member of the John Ball Founder's League and a benefactor of the John Ball Zoo, you are entitled to additional benefits beyond those offered at basic membership levels.

Zoologist: $250 - Click here to join or renew
Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their dependent children (19 or younger)
plus four guests - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder
Recognition in Annual Report
Invitation to Donor Events

Scientist: $500 - Click here to join or renew

Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their dependent children (19 or younger)
plus four guests - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder
Recognition in Annual Report
Invitation to Donor Events
10 one-time Zoo passes to use for vendors, employees, etc.

Explorer: $1,000 - Click here to join or renew

Includes free admission for two named cardholders living at the same address and their dependent children (19 or younger)
plus four guests - guests must be accompanied by named cardholder
Recognition in Annual Report
Invitation to Donor Events
20 one-time Zoo passes to use for vendors, employees, etc.

Beyond the Ticket Club

Your membership in Beyond the Ticket gives you “club-like” access to the Zoo and moves you from a friend of the Zoo to a true Zoo fanatic. Your gift is a significant donation that provides the Zoo with funding for animal conservation and outstanding education and enrichment programming for children.

Level 1 - An annual gift of $250 - Click here to join or renew

All of the benefits of a Household Plus Two Membership
Welcome gift for all children in the family (up to 13 yrs of age) - cool cinch sack and choose between an 8" plush animal or a water bottle
Animal Sponsorship - Includes a photo, fact sheet, badge, and recognition in Zoo
Exhibit and Animal "Sneak Peeks”
"Triple Play" experience day for each child
Five free Zoo passes
Opportunities to participate in "hands on" Zoo service projects
Insiders' email newsletters and announcements
Recognition in the Annual Report

Level 2 - An annual gift of $500 - Click here to join or renew

All of the Level 1 benefits and...
Five more free Zoo passes
Two tickets to RendeZoo
Invitations to private donor events and openings

Service & Non-profit Organizations**

Service and non-profit service organizations, click here for information about our Service/Non-Profit Membership.
Service Non-profit memberships are not available on-line.

** Public and Private Schools are ineligible to receive Service Non-Profit Memberships.