John Ball Park/ZooJohn Ball Park/Zoo
The Mission of the John Ball Zoo is to help individuals gain information about, respect for and an understanding of the Animal Kingdom by: Providing a quality zoological facility that is accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association and promotes good animal husbandry. Providing diverse educational opportunities. Enhancing the entertainment and recreational opportunities available to the Citizens of and Visitors to Kent County and West Michigan. Actively participating in local, state, national and international conservation and research programs. And achieving significant breeding and reproductive records.