Join the Phoenix Zoo for a day of moving and grooving for the animals!

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Zoo Move & Groove
5K Trail Run/Walk

Papago Park | 7 – 9:30 a.m.

Timed 5K Trail Run/Walk
One-mile Leisure Loop | Kids Dash

5K/Walk Info

Zoo Move & Groove

Phoenix Zoo | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bounce Boot Camp | Dance Party | Zoo-robics | Animal Yoga | Zoomba | And More!

Festival Info

*All Zoo Move & Groove Festival activities are included with 5K Run/Walk registration or regular Zoo admission.


Our first annual Zoo Move & Groove Festival is a celebration of getting healthy and staying fit… with an animal twist!

*All Zoo Move & Groove Festival activities are included with 5K Run/Walk registration or regular Zoo admission.

Bounce Boot Camp and Lakeside Activities
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Get ready to bounce your way to fitness as our instructor runs kids (and adults) through their paces in this unique inflatable obstacle course.

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Zoo Zoom
Power walk the park! Check out the animals while you test your fitness at our Wild Walk stations. Do all the activities, stamp your passport and win a prize!

Thank you to our donating sponsors!



Dance, Dance, Dance
Shake and (slim!) your bootie while our DJ spins some tunes.
Classes will rotate throughout the day and include:

  • Hip Hop | 9:30 a.m. | 10:30 a.m. (with Lime Lite Dance)
  • Pound Fit Drumming | 11 a.m. | 11:30 a.m. (with Jo Van Sickle)
  • Belly Dancing | Noon | 1 p.m. (with Anaya Tribal Belly Dance )
  • Zoomba 12:30 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. | 2:30 p.m. (with Heather Liebnow)
  • Pom Cheer | 2 p.m.| 3 p.m. (with Lime Lite Dance)


Relax and Breathe
Breathe in, breathe out and relax…
Classes include:

  • Animal Yoga | 9:30 a.m. | 11:30 a.m. | Noon (with Future for Kids)
  • Kids Yoga (with Future for Kids) | 10 a.m. | 1 p.m. (with Future for Kids)
  • Storytime Yoga | 1:30 p.m. | 2:30 p.m.| 3 p.m. (with Mindful Minnies)
  • Yogis for Elephants


Kick it Up
Test your fitness and learn some cool moves in our martial arts area.

  • Kids Karate | 9:30 a.m. | 11 a.m. | 12:30 p.m. | 2:30 p.m. (with Gilbert Defense Arts)
  • Ninja Training | 10 a.m. | 11:30 a.m. |1 p.m. | 3 p.m. (with Gilbert Defense Arts)
  • Axe Capoeira – Brazilian martial arts/ dance | 1:30 p.m. | 2 p.m. (with Axe Capoeira Arizona)

Goat Yoga (with Sarah from AZ Goat Yoga)
(Noon – 2 p.m. only)

Animal Discoveries at Harmony Farm

  • “Strawberry Jam” Mini Horse in Motion
  • Goat Agility Demonstrations |12:30 p.m. | 1:30 p.m.
  • Chicken Dance at Windmill House

And More!

  • Meet & Greets with Local Team Mascots
  • Sports Inflatables
  • Animal Movement Talks
  • Fitness and Agility Games
  • Healthy Eating Education

Feeling a bit more competitive?

  • Join us in the morning for a timed 5K trail run/walk, one-mile leisure loop, and kids dash in Papago Park! 


Contact Information:

Christine Boisen
Special Event Planner


Special thanks to our sponsors

Sagicor Life Insurance