Member Discounts

The following discounts are available for members in 2019:

Location Inspire And Engage Members Connect Members
  • Early Bird Breakfast Special (Kitamba Only)
  • 12 oz brewed coffee or tea (not valid on hot chocolate, cappuccino or espresso)
  • A bowl of house made artisan soup
  • Cotton Candy
  • Kid's Dino Nugget Meal (Kitamba Only)
Retail 10% off all retail venues --
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Additional 10% off all retail venues 10% off all retail venues

Members must show membership card to cashier at beginning of transaction to receive discount.
Please note: Membership discounts are non-transferable.

Exclusive Offer for Engage and Inspire Members 

Buy an exclusive panda member cup for only $2.00 at the Gift Shop and a portion of the proceeds go directly towards the zoo’s conservation work. 

Quantity is limited, get yours while supplies last! Engage and Inspire members must show their member cards and identification to receive this offer.  

Members-Only Access

Wild Life Member Blog

Get the latest on conservation, animals and what’s happening at the Calgary Zoo, updated weekly! To receive the link to the new WILD LIFE Member Blog, please email [email protected] with the subject line “GIVE ME WILD LIFE ACCESS!”

Wild Life Kids Club

Child members become part of the Wild Life Kids Club and enjoy perks like exclusive access to the member-only events and receive a special invitation to our online hidden kids page with fun activities! (email [email protected] with the subject line“GIVE ME SECRET ACCESS!” to receive the link).

Member Events

The zoo hosts special members-only events throughout the year, like member monthly mornings, behind-the-scenes tours and more. Check the schedule below for an advanced look at upcoming events. We also show member events in our daily activities listing.

Exclusive Daily Seasonal Panda Passage Access

Engage, Inspire and all child members will have exclusive access to Panda Passage daily from 9 am- 10 am. Eligible members must present identification and membership card to gain entry.Starting May 17, 2019. Click here for details.

Engage & Inspire Members-Only Monthly Mornings

Enjoy the zoo starting at 8:00 a.m. 

Month Date Theme
March March 30, 2019 Prehistoric Park Re-Opens
April April 20, 2019 Easter Eggstravaganza
May - Sept May 17 - September, 2019 Daily Exclusive Panda Passage Access
Inspire Members-Only Tours

PLEASE NOTE: The locations and themes of the upcoming tours may be subject to change due to availability of staff. Watch your email for updates and details on when registration opens for upcoming Inspire tours.

Month Date Theme
March March 18, 2019 Animal Health Care Centre Tour
April April 15, 2019 Animals Shipments at the Calgary Zoo
May May 15, 2019 Butterfly Garden Tour with Boyd Nave, Butterfly Expert!

Partner Discounts

Just show your current membership cards and identification to get your rebates. Watch for more partner discounts available throughout the year.

Calgary Hitmen logo

The Calgary Hitmen are offering zoo members a 10 Game Flex Ticket for the 2018-2019 season.  Child 10 game flex tickets are just $100 and Adult 10 game Flex tickets are just $200.  All Flex Tickets are redeemable for the World Famous Teddy Bear Toss.  If you purchase your flex tickets prior to October 5th you will receive a $25.00 Saddledome Gift Card for each 10 game flex package purchased.  The card is good for all Food and beverage and retail purchases.  Please call 403 777 4646 to speak to a Hitmen Customer Service representative who will help you with your 10 game Flex Ticket purchase. We look forward to sharing exciting Hitmen Hockey with you. GO HITMEN GO!

TELUS Spark Reciprocal

Engage and Inspire members are receiving 50% off of TELUS Spark day admission from November 2 - 4, 2018. Members must show their membership card and identification at TELUS Spark to receive the discount. 

Lake Louise Partner Discounts

Engage and Inspire members get 20% off the following summer activities at Lake Louise from May 15, 2019 - October 15, 2019 (not valid during winter operations):

  • Summer Ride
  • Ride & Breakfast
  • Gondola & Gourmet
  • Guided Walks

Discounts apply to each person in your group, up to a maximum of four. Not valid with any other offer or promotion.

Visit for more information.

Discovery Wildlife Park - Partner Discount

Engage and Inspire members receive a 50% discount on admission to the Discovery Wildlife Park. (Open May 1st – Oct 8, 2018)

AZA Reciprocal Admissions Program

Receive discounted admission to AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums participating in the AZA Reciprocal Admissions Program.