Calgary Zoo and ParkPlus

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Calgary Zoo Member Parking

Membership Parking at the Calgary Zoo has changed to a new system. ParkOnline is no longer used.

Current Calgary Zoo Engage or Inspire Members

Current Calgary Zoo Engage or Inspire Members will have their membership parking including their current registered licence plate(s) automatically transferred to the new Online Parking Permit System and will be able to continue to park their current registered vehicles at the Calgary Zoo. In order to make changes to your account, you will need to set your password on the new system.

Note: If you have an existing online Residential Parking Permit account, you will not need to set your password as long as you are using the same e-mail as your Calgary Zoo membership. You can login to the new system using the same login credentials as your Residential Parking Permit account.

How do I set my password on the Online Parking Permit System?

  1. Go to https://calgaryzoo.permit.parkplus.ca/ and click Welcome
  2. This will lead you to the Parking Services login page, click Reset Password
  3. Enter in the e-mail associated with your Calgary Zoo membership
  4. An e-mail will be sent to you, please follow the instructions on the e-mail to verify your account and set your password

Calgary Zoo Engage or Inspire Members

Complimentary parking at the Calgary Zoo is included for all Engage or Inspire Members. Once you have added and activated your licence plate(s), you can park one of your activated vehicles at the Calgary Zoo any time you visit with no need for further action.

How do I create a Parking Services account?

  1. Go to https://calgaryzoo.permit.parkplus.ca and click Welcome
  2. This will lead you to the Parking Services login page, click Create Account
  3. Fill out the following information:
  • First name
  • Last name
  • E-mail
  • Password
  1. Click Sign Up
  2. An e-mail will be sent to you, please follow the instructions on the e-mail to confirm your e-mail and activate your account

Note: If you have a Residential Parking Permit account and your Calgary Zoo membership uses the same e-mail, you can use the same login credentials.

How do I register my Calgary Zoo Membership Parking?

  1. Go to https://calgaryzoo.permit.parkplus.ca and sign in
  2. Click My Permits and on the left hand side click Register Membership
  3. Enter your last name and your Calgary Zoo membership number and click Submit
    • The last name must match the last name on your Calgary Zoo membership card
    • If you don't have your Membership number, please contact Calgary Zoo at 403-232-9300

In the right hand corner click the “Show Help” button. A step by step guide on how to apply for your membership parking will pop up and guide you through the process.

How do I activate my licence plate(s)?

  1. Go to https://calgaryzoo.permit.parkplus.ca and sign in
  2. Click My Permits and on the left hand side click Manage Permits
  3. Click on Add or Remove Licence Plate from Plate List
  4. Under New Plate, enter your licence plate number and province/state and click Add Plate.
  5. Click on Edit Active Plate List under the Membership/Permit Number you want to edit
  6. Click the switch beside the licence plate you want activated until it turns green and click Save. You can activate up to two licence plates at a time.
    • Make sure you edit the active plate list for each membership/permit number

Ensure the correct licence plate(s) are activated before parking at the Calgary Zoo.

How many licence plates can I register?

Calgary Zoo Engage or Inspire Members can activate two licence plates, but - only one (1) activated licence plate per adult/senior membership number is eligible for complimentary parking at one time. Before you park at the Calgary Zoo, you must ensure the correct licence plate(s) are activated in the Online Parking Permit System as you can keep multiple licence plates on file.

How long is my parking valid for?

Once you have activated your licence plate(s), you will maintain your parking privileges at the Calgary Zoo until your membership expires.

For more frequently asked questions, please visit https://www.calgaryzoo.com/membership/free-parking

Monthly Contract Parking at the Zoo

A limited number of monthly parking stalls for the Calgary Zoo can be purchased through Park Online at the following link: https://parkonline.calgary.ca

  • Rate: $70.00
  • Location: Calgary Zoo - North Lot - ParkPlus Zone 8301; Address: 84 St Georges Dr NE
  • Hours of use: 24 hours/day, seven days a week. Guaranteed stall availability Monday-Friday 2:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.; outside of these hours availability is on a first come first serve basis.

Enjoy the convenience of ParkPlus at one of Calgary's favourite places, the Calgary Zoo1300 Zoo Road NE.

Watch this Video to see how to set up your Membership Parking at the Calgary Zoo

North Lot (Zone 8301)

  • When visiting the Calgary Zoo, there is a $10.00 per day flat fee for parking that will be valid for 24 hours from the time that you enter the parking lot.

  •  You are able to pay for your parking before or after you visit the zoo; just ensure that you pay prior to leaving.

  • Paid parking is in effect 24/7.

  • You are also able to use your existing ParkPlus cell phone account or create a cell phone account to pay for your parking at The Zoo - you can use this same account to pay for parking in ANY ParkPlus zone!

West Lot (Zone 8302)

Rates

$1.75 per 1/2 hour to a maximum of $10.00 (24 hours, 7 days a week).