Join a Club

Join a Club

Walking Club

If you are an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium member age 50 or older, you too can be a member of the Zoo's Walking Club. Not only will you receive the benefits of being an Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium member, but you will also enjoy early entrance to the Zoo on Friday mornings! 

Walking Club provides a healthy way to stay fit, enjoy the Zoo and to meet many others with the same "wild interests". 

Walking Club is a free benefit for Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium members.  We meet every Friday morning in Guest Services.  March 1 through October 31 at 8 a.m. and November 1 through February 28 at 9 a.m. 

For more information, please email

Photo Club

Interested in becoming part of Photo Club at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium? This club is for Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium members who are at least 18 years of age with a passion for photography. Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium offers unlimited opportunities to photograph unique species of animals, plants and more. Plus as a member of the club, your photos could be seen in Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium advertising, website stories, ZooPrints articles, eNews and more.

To become a member of Photo Club you must:

  • Have an Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership for the current year
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Pay $20.00 annual Photo Club registration fee  (used to cover general office costs, use of Omaha's Zoo and Aquarium meeting space and guest speakers).  The fee must be paid at time of registration.
  • Email for an application form.

Frequently Asked Questions

Benefits of the Photo Club include:

  • Monthly meetings on the first Saturday of every month in Guest Services at 9 a.m.
  • Early access to the Zoo on Friday mornings. Early access begins at 8:30 a.m. in Guest Services. (There is no behind-the-scenes access for Photo Club members. Photos must be taken from the public path). Please bring your Photo Club badge, photo ID and Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium membership card with you to receive early access.
  • Photos can be used in Zoo advertising, eNews, ZooPrints newsletter, website, social media plus more.

Photo Club is in session July 1 - June 30. Members meet at one hour before the Zoo opens on scheduled days.

Contact the Marketing Department at for more information.

Photo and Video Policy

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has guidelines in place for non-commerical and commerical photography and videography on grounds. All requests are subject to approval by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium®. The final production piece must represent the family friendly brand of Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and its mission.

Read Our Policy

Keeper Connection

Are you an Omaha’s Zoo and Aquarium member over the age of 18? Do you like learning about the Zoo and the animals that live here? If so, we have a great offering just for you! 

Keeper Connection is a free benefit to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium adult members and meets on the third Tuesday of the month (September - May) from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Be sure to swing on in and have a howling good time with us. 

Please contact the Education Department at (402) 738-6901 for more information.