Upcoming Events

May 2, 2015

Zoo Yoga (ages 3-7 years old with parent)

For 3 to 7 year olds (with parent)

Zoo Yoga

Stretch like a giraffe or crouch like a tiger! Children ages 3-7 years old and a parent/guardian will embark in an all-new adventure at the Dallas Zoo! Engage in animal-inspired yoga moves that will calm the senses and get your child closer to nature while practicing yoga in the Zoo. A certified yoga instructor will lead a truly WILD session designed just for children with moves inspired by our very own animals.

This class is designed for one child per adult. A maximum of two children may be enrolled per adult. A limited amount of children and adult sized mats will be available to borrow or participants are welcome to bring their own. Zoo Yoga sessions will be held in outdoor spaces, weather permitting. Please dress in active wear that is appropriate for the weather.

Sessions are offered on select Saturdays from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Preregistration is required by Friday at least (1) one week prior to the start of each session.

  • April 11th
  • April 18thRegister Online
  • April 25th
  • May 2nd
  • May 30th
  • June 6th

Cost Per Session:

Zoo Member: $15/child; $15/adult
Non Member: $20/child; $20/adult

Start: May 2, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 2, 2015 10:30 am

May 23, 2015

Photo Safari Overnight

Register TodayAre you game for an overnight adventure? Spend the night at the Zoo, photographing animals after it closes to the public. You’ll enjoy a gourmet dinner and have the opportunity to discuss your favorite photographs. After spending the night in our Camp Okapi jungle-style bunkhouse tents, you’ll awake to a sunrise breakfast, then visit some of the Zoo’s most charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 28 participants to ensure excellent access. Accommodations are basic and no shower facilities are available. The session ends at 9 a.m., and participants may stay at Zoo and photograph for the remainder of the day.

Time: 5 p.m. through 9 a.m. the following day

Cost per person: $200 for members; $250 for non-members (per person)

 

Start: May 23, 2015 5:00 pm
End: May 24, 2015 9:00 am

May 30, 2015

Zoo Yoga (ages 3-7 years old with parent)

For 3 to 7 year olds (with parent)

Zoo Yoga

Stretch like a giraffe or crouch like a tiger! Children ages 3-7 years old and a parent/guardian will embark in an all-new adventure at the Dallas Zoo! Engage in animal-inspired yoga moves that will calm the senses and get your child closer to nature while practicing yoga in the Zoo. A certified yoga instructor will lead a truly WILD session designed just for children with moves inspired by our very own animals.

This class is designed for one child per adult. A maximum of two children may be enrolled per adult. A limited amount of children and adult sized mats will be available to borrow or participants are welcome to bring their own. Zoo Yoga sessions will be held in outdoor spaces, weather permitting. Please dress in active wear that is appropriate for the weather.

Sessions are offered on select Saturdays from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Preregistration is required by Friday at least (1) one week prior to the start of each session.

  • April 11th
  • April 18thRegister Online
  • April 25th
  • May 2nd
  • May 30th
  • June 6th

Cost Per Session:

Zoo Member: $15/child; $15/adult
Non Member: $20/child; $20/adult

Start: May 30, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 30, 2015 10:30 am

June 5, 2015

Photo Safari Overnight

Register TodayAre you game for an overnight adventure? Spend the night at the Zoo, photographing animals after it closes to the public. You’ll enjoy a gourmet dinner and have the opportunity to discuss your favorite photographs. After spending the night in our Camp Okapi jungle-style bunkhouse tents, you’ll awake to a sunrise breakfast, then visit some of the Zoo’s most charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 28 participants to ensure excellent access. Accommodations are basic and no shower facilities are available. The session ends at 9 a.m., and participants may stay at Zoo and photograph for the remainder of the day.

Time: 5 p.m. through 9 a.m. the following day

Cost per person: $200 for members; $250 for non-members (per person)

 

Start: June 5, 2015 5:00 pm
End: June 6, 2015 9:00 am

June 6, 2015

Zoo Yoga (ages 3-7 years old with parent)

For 3 to 7 year olds (with parent)

Zoo Yoga

Stretch like a giraffe or crouch like a tiger! Children ages 3-7 years old and a parent/guardian will embark in an all-new adventure at the Dallas Zoo! Engage in animal-inspired yoga moves that will calm the senses and get your child closer to nature while practicing yoga in the Zoo. A certified yoga instructor will lead a truly WILD session designed just for children with moves inspired by our very own animals.

This class is designed for one child per adult. A maximum of two children may be enrolled per adult. A limited amount of children and adult sized mats will be available to borrow or participants are welcome to bring their own. Zoo Yoga sessions will be held in outdoor spaces, weather permitting. Please dress in active wear that is appropriate for the weather.

Sessions are offered on select Saturdays from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Preregistration is required by Friday at least (1) one week prior to the start of each session.

  • April 11th
  • April 18thRegister Online
  • April 25th
  • May 2nd
  • May 30th
  • June 6th

Cost Per Session:

Zoo Member: $15/child; $15/adult
Non Member: $20/child; $20/adult

Start: June 6, 2015 9:00 am
End: June 6, 2015 10:30 am

June 27, 2015

Half-day Group Photo Safari

Register TodayCapture amazing shots of wild and exotic animals in their naturalistic habitats with Dallas Zoo staff photographer Cathy Burkey. With help from zookeepers and guidance and tips from Cathy, you’re guaranteed excellent photos of animals foraging for their breakfast, romping and playing, and exhibiting other natural behaviors. You’ll meet at 8 a.m. for a continental breakfast, then set out to explore some of the Zoo’s most interesting and charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 15 participants to ensure individual attention. The session concludes at noon, and participants are welcome to stay at the Zoo for the day.

Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Cost per person: $45 for members; $55 for non-members

Start: June 27, 2015 8:00 am
End: June 27, 2015 12:00 pm

July 11, 2015

Full-day Photo Safari Workshop

Register TodaySpend the entire day shooting and perfecting your photographic skills. These workshops include a continental breakfast and a morning Photo Safari led by staff photographer Cathy Burkey, followed by a box lunch and an afternoon classroom session led by an industry professional. Each workshop concentrates on various aspects of nature and animal photography. Sessions are limited to 15 participants to ensure individual attention.

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost per person: $125 for members; $150 for non-members

Start: July 11, 2015 8:00 am
End: July 11, 2015 4:00 pm

August 8, 2015

Full-day Photo Safari Workshop

Register TodaySpend the entire day shooting and perfecting your photographic skills. These workshops include a continental breakfast and a morning Photo Safari led by staff photographer Cathy Burkey, followed by a box lunch and an afternoon classroom session led by an industry professional. Each workshop concentrates on various aspects of nature and animal photography. Sessions are limited to 15 participants to ensure individual attention.

Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost per person: $125 for members; $150 for non-members

Start: August 8, 2015 8:00 am
End: August 8, 2015 4:00 pm

September 19, 2015

Half-day Group Photo Safari

Register TodayCapture amazing shots of wild and exotic animals in their naturalistic habitats with Dallas Zoo staff photographer Cathy Burkey. With help from zookeepers and guidance and tips from Cathy, you’re guaranteed excellent photos of animals foraging for their breakfast, romping and playing, and exhibiting other natural behaviors. You’ll meet at 8 a.m. for a continental breakfast, then set out to explore some of the Zoo’s most interesting and charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 15 participants to ensure individual attention. The session concludes at noon, and participants are welcome to stay at the Zoo for the day.

Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Cost per person: $45 for members; $55 for non-members

Start: September 19, 2015 8:00 am
End: September 19, 2015 12:00 pm

November 20, 2015

Photo Safari Overnight

Register TodayAre you game for an overnight adventure? Spend the night at the Zoo, photographing animals after it closes to the public. You’ll enjoy a gourmet dinner and have the opportunity to discuss your favorite photographs. After spending the night in our Camp Okapi jungle-style bunkhouse tents, you’ll awake to a sunrise breakfast, then visit some of the Zoo’s most charismatic animals. Groups are limited to 28 participants to ensure excellent access. Accommodations are basic and no shower facilities are available. The session ends at 9 a.m., and participants may stay at Zoo and photograph for the remainder of the day.

Time: 5 p.m. through 9 a.m. the following day

Cost per person: $200 for members; $250 for non-members (per person)

 

Start: November 20, 2015 5:00 pm
End: November 21, 2015 9:00 am
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