There are so many exciting elements that will form the next phase of the Edmonton Valley Zoo’s transformation. Everything from new habitats and guest viewing areas to the revitalization of the original 1950’s carousel.

With help from the Volunteer Woodcarvers at Fort Edmonton Park, the carousel is getting an uplift with some incredible new features. Instead of the traditional aluminum horse seats, the volunteer woodcarvers are creating new seats and chariots representative of the different endangered animals that are under the care and protection of the Edmonton Valley Zoo.

For a donation, you can sponsor one of these newly hand-carved seats in memory or honour of a loved one, or to celebrate a milestone such as a retirement or company anniversary. For businesses, you can have the opportunity to showcase your sponsorship by having the carousel seat featured in the lobby of your business before the new carousel is operational!

Find your favourite animal – the animal that most represents you, your loved one, or your business – and help revitalize one of Edmonton’s most precious gems.

Donation can be made as a one-time gift or through a monthly donation plan.

In The News



Anna & Richard Fahrion

In Memory of Sharon Murray

Monica & Marvin Zeniuk
Red Panda

Proudly Sponsored by Kevin & Ellen
Arctic Fox

Proudly Sponsored in Honour of Zander

Members of the Lions Club of Castledowns 2015
Snow Leopard

In Loving Memory of Tim Clapson

Ring-Tailed Lemur

Misty and Tyler Totman – Encouraging Imagination & Creativity
Bighorn Sheep

In Memory of Bill Holland
Mallard Duck

Anna & Richard Fahrion
Great Horned Owl

Sandra Petersson
Great Grey Owl

In Honour of Volunteers; Our City’s Life Blood (2017)

Proudly Sponsored By Rebecca & Trevor Flynn

Proudly Sponsored By Dave & Laurie Boadway in Honour of Our Grandchildren

Proudly Sponsored By C & G Cameron in Honour of Our Beloved Lucy

Peyton Sophia Waterhouse
Polar Bear

Terry Keefe



It is through today’s zoos that future generations will come to a greater understanding of the human impact on the natural world and be motivated to preserve it and reverse the damage already done. Every donation, big or small, helps us revitalize our beloved Edmonton Valley Zoo! Thank you for caring for the animals, our children’s future and the planet!