Member Perks

Exclusively for members

Your membership unlocks hidden adventures and opportunities for you to engage with Shedd. From our special members events, to our exclusive members-only communications, we bring you the inside scoop because your dollars support the work that we do within our walls and around the world. Learn more about what a Shedd membership has in store for you!

Don't forget to check out our 2014 Members Guide!

Upcoming Promotions and Events

Member Great Lakes Action Day (GLAD), September 27
Give back to the wild places in your own background! Join us for a Member-exclusive GLAD on September 27 to clean 12th Street Beach. Questions? Email Kristall Laursen. 

Member Appreciation Month, October
We've got a lot planned, just for you:

Special Events:

  • Saturday Morning Coffees: October 11 or 25, 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. RSVP here!
  • Throwback Thursdays: Every Thursday. RSVP here!
  • Whale of a Wednesdays: Every Wednesday. RSVP here!

Deeper Discounts:

  • Extraordinary Experiences: Exclusive 50% off our Trainer for a Day, Behind the Scenes Tour or Beluga Encounter programs. Get yours starting Oct. 1!
  • Store: You'll receive a 20% discount on any items. 
  • Photo packages: Double discount! Instead of your usual $5 off, you will get $10 off our front gate photo package. 

Member Events

Member and Donor Appreciation Month: All month long during February and October!
Members Circle loyalty event: Honoring our members of 10 years and more with a dinner and special evening.
Members Jazzin’: Every year the first Jazzin’ is dedicated to members only! Members can attend free all summer.

Members communications

First Look!: Your exclusive inside scoop on a variety of animal stories and programs.
E-news: Monthly highlights of what's happening at Shedd.
Members guide: Annual publication with beautiful photos and inspiring stories about the impact of your support.