The Saskatoon Zoo Society offers exciting public interpretation programs and activities

The Saskatoon Zoo Society works to provide programming and interpretation activities for the public. Check out the opportunities below, and don't forget about our Day Camps and Summer Camps, Birthday Party Programs, and Young Naturalists Programs too!   

Kinsmen Express II

All Aboard! The new Kinsmen Express II offers a guided train tour of the Zoo and is a fun way to learn more about the wild and wonderful animals at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo. The train is free to ride with your Zoo admission and is equipped with a ramp and wheelchair accessible car.

 

 

Hours of Operation

July & August September 1 – Labour Day
Monday to Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

In the event of inclement weather, Zoo tours will pause until it is safe to resume. Looking to book a private tour? Give us a call for more information 306-975-3395

Please Note: The Kinsmen Express II train is currently out of service due to a mechanical issue, effective Friday, July 15. This notice will be updated once service has been restored.

Investigation Stations

Our interpreters are operating Investigation Stations all summer long!
We’ve set up an assortment of family-focused interpretive displays and activities. They’ll pique your curiosity and teach you and your little ones something new about our zoo animals, Canadian animals, ecology and the environment!

Our 2022 pavilion is focused on butterflies to celebrate the grand opening of the Prairie Butterfly House.

Stop by and visit our staff and volunteers at the Lion’s Event Pavilion in the Zoo.

Hours of Operation

July 1 – Labour Day
Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Monday and Tuesday Closed

 

Brand New FREE Public Program.
We will have an interpreter at the dock leading hands-on activities that will let your little ones learn all about aquatic invertebrates. Sessions will be held at 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am and 12:30 pm every Wed-Sun from now until Labour Day weekend at the Prairie Marsh*
This program is funded by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Community Grant Program supported by the Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund and the City of Saskatoon.

No pre-registration required – just head to the pond. Space is limited, so come a bit early to hold your spot.

Hours of Operation

July 1 – Labour Day
Wednesday to Sunday 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm
Monday and Tuesday No programs

Please Note: The Prairie Marsh is the pond located inside the zoo near the bison and pronghorn (not the fishing pond located in the Forestry Farm park).

We’re proud to partner with the Saskatoon Public Library

Come meet our Animal Ambassadors who will be dropping in during Family Storytime on Wednesdays this summer!

Dates: Wednesdays – July 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3 and 10

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Location: Alice Turner Library

No pre-registration required for this drop-in program. Space is limited so come early!
Watch for more dates in the fall. We’re excited to get to partner with our friends at the Saskatoon Public Library again for this family-friendly program.