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Gift a Membership

Give the gift that keeps on giving the whole year by giving the gift of a year-long membership to the Akron Zoo!

An Akron Zoo membership puts the world at your fingertips! With a membership, you can get up close to more than 1,000 animals and enjoy membership benefits, such as unlimited admission, free parking, discounts to special events and more!

Gift Membership Option Definitions:

  • Gift a Membership: purchase a membership for someone. This membership will be active immediately at purchase.
  • Membership Gift Certificate: Purchase a membership gift certificate for someone. You’ll receive the certificate to give to the recipient, who has one year to activate their membership.

Gift a MembershipMembership Gift Certificates


What is a membership gift certificate?

Membership gift certificates allow the gift recipient to activate the membership at their convenience. Membership gift certificates are valid for one year from the date of purchase. Once turned in for activation by the gift recipient, the membership will be valid for one year from the date of activation.

Membership gift certificates ordered online will be emailed to the email address provided at check out, in the form of a printable gift certificate. Membership gift certificates allow the gift recipient to activate the membership at their convenience. Membership gift certificates are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

*Please allow a minimum of 7 – 10 business days for materials to be processed and emailed.


Membership Levels

Family Membership: $97 (Most Popular)

Membership for two named adults and dependent children or grandchildren under the age of 18.

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Family Plus Membership: $117

Membership for two named adults and dependent children or grandchildren under the age of 18, plus one named or unnamed guest.

Unnamed guests cannot use the membership without one of the named adults on the card being present.

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Family Deluxe Membership: $147

Membership for two named adults and dependent children or grandchildren under the age of 18 plus two named or unnamed guests per visit.

Unnamed guests cannot use the membership without one of the named adults on the card being present.

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Companion Membership: $67

Membership for one named adult plus one named or unnamed guest per visit.

Unnamed guests cannot use the membership without the named adult on the card being present.

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Companion Plus Membership: $87

Membership for one named adult plus two named or unnamed guests per visit.

Unnamed guests cannot use the membership without the named adult on the card being present.

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Individual Membership: $57

Membership for one named adult.

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