• 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 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!

Please join us for a Phoenix Zoo conservation lecture sponsored by the Arthur L. and Elaine V. Johnson Foundation

An evening with Dr. Anna Savage

Dr. Savage with an invasive bullfrog

Dr. Savage with an invasive bullfrog

Tursday, October 17, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Molecular Evolution Post-doctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics

Dr. Savage will be presenting on “Frogs, Immunity, and Chytridiomycosis: A Genetic Approach.” Phoenix Zoo staff are working with Dr. Savage on a research grant project designed in part to better understand disease resistance in Chiricahua leopard frogs.

Phoenix Zoo Stone House Pavilion
Program begins promptly at 5:30 p.m.
Free of charge.
RSVP to jdeiter@thephxzoo.com required due to limited seating.


ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo


Annual ZooLights Appreciation Dinner
Sunday, November 24, 4:30 p.m.

Event details to come!