• Guardian Club
  • Guardian Events

The Guardian Club is comprised of philanthropic individuals who are committed to animal conservation, education and the future of a financially strong Phoenix Zoo.

Guardian Club levels of donation:

Director Circle             $1,250 – $2,499
President Circle           $2,500 – $4,999
Chairman Circle          $5,000 – $9,999
Maytag Circle               $10,000 or more

Benefits for Guardian Members:

  • Complimentary daytime admission for family and guests when accompanied by Guardian member
  • Complimentary Safari Train, Carousel and Camel rides and admission to Stingray Bay
  • Donor appreciation dinner at ZooLights
  • 10% discount at Zoo snack bars and 15% on venue rental
  • Donor recognition on Zoo grounds
  • Invitations to exclusive Guardian events, exclusive Zoo previews and Black Tie events
  • Voting Privileges in the Arizona Zoological Society and invitation to the AZS Annual Meeting

All Memberships Include These Additional Benefits:

Admission Benefits

Discount Benefits

  • 10% off merchandise and souvenirs at Zoo gift stores
  • Discount on Zoo admission tickets, Giraffe Encounter, Stingray Bay, Carousel, Safari Train and Camel ride tickets
  • Advance ticket offers and discounts for Zoo events
  • Discount on birthday parties, camps and educational programs
  • Rental discounts on strollers, wheelchairs and boats

Additional Benefits

  • Subscription to Wild Times, the official Zoo magazine
  • Monthly e-mail updates and news from the Zoo’s zNews
  • Exclusive invitations to Members-Only events and exhibit premieres
  • Advance notice of Zoo events and happenings
  • Members-Only Preview Nights of ZooLights (admission fees apply)
  • Special Zoo Member subscription rate for Raising Arizona Kids Magazine
  • Full or partial tax deduction and support for a great non-profit organization while enjoying your wonderful Zoo all year!

Visit our Membership Page & Become a Guardian Club Member Today!

Dove Conservation Event

Heart of the Zoo Series: Dove Conservation
November 2014

Join the Phoenix Zoo as we celebrate our new endangered dove exhibits, generously funded by Michael Goodman. Viewing of the exhibits will be followed by a presentation by Zoo staff.

ZooLights Dinner Event

Guardian Club and Antler Society ZooLights Dinners
November 2014

Join us for this annual preview of ZooLights while enjoying a delicious meal with fellow Phoenix Zoo supporters.

Zoo Mythbusters Event

Heart of the Zoo Series: Zoo Mythbusters
February 2015

Can porcupines really shoot their quills? Are snakes poisonous or venomous? Join the Phoenix Zoo as we debunk myths and learn fun facts from the Zoo staff and some of our animal ambassadors.

New Member Breakfast

Guardian Club and Antler Society New Member Breakfast
April 2015

Meet fellow Phoenix Zoo supporters and hear about the exciting projects that are happening throughout our organization. This is a great opportunity to introduce friends and family to the Zoo’s Guardian Club.