Thank you for considering a visit to John Ball Zoo with your students. Please read through the following information before proceeding to the registration page.
FOR SCHOOL GROUPS ONLY: Please note that the rates available through this registration process are only for school groups during the traditional calendar school year and only for school students in grades prek-12. Day care centers do not qualify for these discounted rates.
LIMITED FREE CHAPERONES: To help ensure proper supervision during your visit, teachers, bus drivers, 1:1 paraprofessionals are free along with 1 free adult chaperone for every 5 paying students. If you choose to add more than the allowed amount of chaperones during your registration, we will contact you about changing your order and require additional payment if necessary.
KENT COUNTY SCHOOLS: Thanks to the recent millage passing, Kent County school students in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade now receive free zoo admission as part of a school group visit. This pricing will be reflected during your registration process. Schools MUST be pre-registered to receive the Kent County rate.
Please book school group visits under your organization. Once you have logged in to book your date there will be a prompt to book as an individual or with an organization. Please choose your ogranization, if you are not linked to your school in our system please add your school or call us at 616-336-4300.
We look forward to your visit. Please call 616-336-4300 with any questions.
School Group Registrations