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Learn about our animals from the people who know them best! Our summer schedule includes 13 Zoo Chats offered daily from May long weekend through the September long weekend.
  • May & June (Saturday May 18 - Friday June 28)
  • July (Saturday June 29 - Friday August 2)
  • August & September (Saturday August 3 - Monday September 9)


Valour FC Day at the Zoo - July 14

Visit the Zoo and meet some of your favourite players from Winnipeg’s newest soccer team – Valour FC!

On Sunday, July 14 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Assiniboine Park Zoo will welcome 10 players from the Valour FC along with Vic the Lion, the team’s mascot and our very own Winston the polar bear.

Visitors can take part in the following activities:
• Meet and greet with players
• Airbrush tattoos
• Take your shot on net and kick soccer balls around with players
• Enter to win four tickets to a 2019 season Valour FC game at IG Field

All activities will take place in Journey to Churchill and the Discovery Zone within the Zoo. Be sure to get your map and scavenger hunt activity at the main entrance when you arrive.

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PARKS CANADA at the ZOO - July 2 - August 30

Riding Mountain National Park: Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays
Discover Riding Mountain National Park while visiting the zoo! This national park is a great destination for viewing wildlife and an important ecological sanctuary for many of the forest and grassland species found at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

Wapusk National Park: Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays
Wapusk National Park protects one of the earth’s largest polar bear denning areas, and is home to the Cape Churchill Caribou Herd. This park, on the shores of Hudson Bay in northern Manitoba, is an important natural laboratory, attracting researchers from around the world.
  • MONDAYS | 10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
  • TUESDAYS | 10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
  • WEDNESDAYS | 10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
  • THURSDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM
  • FRIDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM
  • SATURDAYS | 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM