John Ball Zoo

We'll be open on March 12th at 10am! Only 30 more days!


Thank you John Ball Zoo supporters! The Zoo's goal was to raise $132,000 to buy the needed equipment. 

Go to our annual fund page to see a message from our veterinary team!



John Ball Zoo takes an active role in conservation, not only here in Michigan, but around the world!

Take a look at our conservation page to find out what we do, and what you can do!

Members' Corner

Give the gift that keeps on giving...
John Ball Zoo Membership! The gift that won't break, get misplaced or be re-gifted after the holidays!

Order your gift membership today!

Did you know?

John Ball Zoo School is one of only two sixth grade classrooms located at the Zoo in the country!  Each year, 60 students take their entire year of study at the Zoo. Zoo School is a Grand Rapids Public School and was established in 1973.