A gateway to the heart of Edmonton’s River Valley, the John Janzen Nature Centre takes visitors for a walk on the wild side with programs, events and interactive exhibits designed to promote awareness and engagement with nature in an urban setting.

Park Perks Passport: June 18 - August 31

Calling all nature adventurers! Join this summer's Park Perks Passport activity to win a prize at John Janzen Nature Centre upon completion.

Pick up your passport at Northeast River Valley Park and complete all the associated activities, before returning it to the Nature Centre staff. Participate in this fun family-friendly activity all summer long and learn more about nature in the river valley through these two amazing locations. 

While you are in the park, check out some of the other self-directed activities available!

Wild Edmonton Membership

Do you love both the Edmonton Valley Zoo and the John Janzen Nature Centre? Then it’s time to Get Wild, Edmonton! The Wild Edmonton family membership is valid for unlimited visits to both the zoo and nature centre. 

Simply, buy online and then register your family members at Guest Services the next time you visit the Edmonton Valley Zoo or John Janzen Nature Centre.

Cost: $178.45 - includes GST 

Wild Edmonton Family Annual Membership Benefits

  • Valid for up to seven people in the same household related by birth, legal status or marriage
    • Please bring a list of family members, birthdates and proof of address for adults.
  • Access to a year of unlimited visits to both facilities during regular public hours
  • Active Wild Edmonton family members receive a 15% discount on an annual Muttart Conservatory family membership!

Buy Wild Edmonton Membership