London Calling! Family Fun Wins the Gold at Zoo Olympics
July 26, 2012
Summer sports season is heating up across the pond but Edmontonians have their own chance to go for the gold. Join us for the Edmonton Valley Zoo Summer Animal Olympics to see if you have what it takes!
Date: Sunday, July 29, 2012
Event Time: 12-4pm
Zoo is open 9:30am-6pm
Location: Edmonton Valley Zoo (13315 Buena Vista Road)
Tickets: Regular admission rates apply
Check out Amazing Animal Athletics – can you jump as far as a lemur or lift as much as an elephant? Get your Animal Olympic passport stamped at each station to win a prize and visit the athlete’s village craft station to make an awesome take-home Olympic medal craft. You’ll also have a chance to say hello to some furry friends at the Top of the Podium Petting Zoo.
Take a break and enjoy the Olympic flame airbrushed tattoos or enter to win some London 2012 prizes. Join the interpretive staff to play some games or help make an amazing animal enrichment treat for some of our Canadian animal friends. Next, watch some of the Edmonton Valley Zoo Staff compete in the Edmonton Valley Staff Olympics and help cheer on your favourite athlete! There will also be a variety of animal encounters and a number of surprises to help keep you in the Olympic spirit.
You’ll also have a chance to meet an Olympian! Women’s Hockey Olympic Silver Medalist from 1998, Judy Diduck, will be on hand from 1-4pm.
YTV WOW!! Tour 2012 will be on site July 28, 2012 and July 29, 2012 so get ready to have your summer cranked up. This year they are going to make sure you have a blast with new trucks, new games, and new faces.
Also, don’t forget to buy a conservation dollar to vote for your favourite animal in the Edmonton Valley Zoo’s Race for Animal of the Year! Will it be Kayok, Rocky, Hula, or Pip?!
For more information:
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